Weather reports go mobile
The iPhone and iPod Touch have revolutionised the way many people go about their day to day actions, and there are few areas left unexplored by those hoping to create new and useful applications for the general public. Luckily, windsurfers will be pleased to know that our sport is now excellently covered.
Two of the most accurate and successful forecasting services, Wind Guru and iWindsurf, are now fully active on the App Store, allowing keen sailors to continually stay ahead of the game with precise weather reports, covering thousands of global locations.
Between the two providers, over 48,000 spots are covered with graphical wind readings and short-range forecasts available at the touch of a screen. Users can easily monitor their favourite local spots by setting up their local beaches, as well as viewing the live wind speed graphs as they are recorded.
The wave forecasts are also accurately covered by one of the biggest players in the surfing world. Surfline is the most successful swell report service, with a team of dedicated scientists employed to take the most accurate data available and combine it into an easy to use, and visually stunning package.
All of these applications are available for free from the iTunes Music Store, and they promise help you make the most of your time on the water by making sure you head to the best spot.
Never miss a session again.