Weather app, what do you use?

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Weather app, what do you use?

Post by Sebb » Tue May 04, 2021 12:01 pm

What do you use to check the weather?
Willy Weather has been hit and miss lately. This is from this morning.
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Re: Weather app, what do you use?

Post by fishnut » Tue May 04, 2021 12:09 pm

For the bay I use Bom marine map

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Post by 4liters » Tue May 04, 2021 1:07 pm

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Re: Weather app, what do you use?

Post by Sebb » Tue May 04, 2021 1:25 pm

4liters wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 1:07 pm
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Fishranger been accurate lately?

Willyweather was pretty accurate until last few weeks.
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Re: Weather app, what do you use?

Post by Kestrel » Tue May 04, 2021 2:15 pm

My understanding is that both Willyweather (which I use) and Fishranger obtain their data from the BOM

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Re: Weather app, what do you use?

Post by Tackleberry » Tue May 04, 2021 4:48 pm

None of them they are only a guide you want to know what the wind is doing stick your head out the window .
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Re: Weather app, what do you use?

Post by happyfriggincamper » Tue May 04, 2021 4:55 pm

A guy I spoke to once out fishing said inaccurate weather reporting was related to less airplane traffic (not getting as much data) - don't know how true that is

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Re: Weather app, what do you use?

Post by dmck » Tue May 04, 2021 5:01 pm

Meteye,

its a 7day 3hourly prediction on the BOM page, select from a map or enter the post code.

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Re: Weather app, what do you use?

Post by Troy McLure » Tue May 04, 2021 5:51 pm

FishRanger for me, seems pretty accurate so far.

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Re: Weather app, what do you use?

Post by Kestrel » Tue May 04, 2021 8:35 pm

Troy McLure wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 5:51 pm
FishRanger for me, seems pretty accurate so far.
They are as accurate as the BOM will allow, because that's where they source their data. Same as Willyweather.
The only difference between the apps is how they present the info
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