By Chris Ackland
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Vic Wind provides up-to-date and accurate wind observation and forecast information for Victoria, Australia. It displays real time sea and land wind observations, as well as current air temperatures, tide information and sun rise/set information.
Vic Wind uses data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology.
The app also includes a Weather page which provides a 7-day weather forecast for a specified location.
Great for windsurfers, kite surfers, sailors, surfers, fisherman, swimmers, aviators, riders, hikers and all other individuals involved in outdoor activities and/or interested in Victoria's current weather conditions.
-Displays real-time wind observations visually on a map for Port Phillip Bay and Victoria, showing wind average speed, direction, gust and air temperature.
-Shows wind history for each station in an interactive graph format, with 3 days of history for each weather station and data at 10 minute intervals.
-Lets users know when the next wind observations will be available via a countdown timer.
-Includes a Weather page showing a detailed 7-day weather forecast for a specified location, as well as land temperatures and sun rise/set information.
-Displays interactive wind and wave forecast maps.
-Displays tide information for various locations across Victoria.
-Shows weather forecast information from various sources such as Bouy Weather, Seabreeze, Coastalwatch and Port of Melbourne Corporation.
-Includes features for sharing content via SMS and Email.
The following wind/weather stations are included in this app:
•Mt Baw Baw
Weather forecasts can be displayed for the following locations:
•Gellong and Surf Coast
Tide information is provided for the following locations:
•Port Phillip Heads/Point Lonsdale
•West Channel Pile
What's New in Version 4.3
- Added 'Melbourne' station to Port Phillip page
- Bug fixes
- Category: Weather
- Updated: 01 August 2017
- Version: 4.3
- Size: 16.0 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Chris Ackland
- © Vic Wind
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.