Day Sailing

Day Sailing

Weather forecasts can be very accurate when the weather systems are stable.  However if there are unstable weather systems, forecasting further than 24 hours can become difficult.  For day sailing take advantage of the latest weather forecast and be prepared to change your plans.

Below are some weather websites we find useful.

xcweather
Useful weather forecasting site

Met office
Shipping and sea area forecast

Bramble Met
Live wind strenght from Bramble Bank in the Solent

Windfinder
High resolution forecast maps

Synoptic charts
Useful to gain an overall picture of the weather systems

If you are planning a passage over a couple of days check out our page on Coastal Sailing.