Marineforecaster® application is the ultimate marine weather forecasting tool. If you frequently travel by boat or engaging with the sea and water sports, definitely you want to have all the important forecasting information and conditions in your area of interest. The marineforecaster® application covers all sea areas of the world.
In simple understandable text, marineforecaster® gives forecast three days ahead and per 3 hour for the whole day. Choosing to click on the map for the location of your interest, or enter coordinates manually and click on the "Get Weather Forecast" button. The application communicates with WWO in real time to collect the most recent data. WWO delivers reliable and accurate weather information for any geo-point in the world.
Choosing to click on the map for the location of your interest, or enter coordinates and clicking on the "Add Location "the application requests a name to store your favorite spot in "My Locations ".
If you choose to get weather forecast choosing one of the favorite places that you have saved in "My Locations ", then there is a high data usage economy cause the map is not opened again to consume internet resources.
By choosing "Marine Ports" you are able to access information for each port worldwide. Opening the map and zooming at the point of your interest, click the pin that appears, so to read the name of the port. If you redo click on the name, then it will display all available information of the port.
With " Marine Services " you are able to access information for each marina world. Opening the map and zooming at the point of your interest, click the pin that appears, so to read the name of the marina. If you redo click on the name, then it will display all available information of the marina. Specifically, the information we receive is:
Service name -Country –Phone
By choosing " Boat Ramps." you are able to access information for each boat ramp that are currently are available only for Greece area. Opening the map and zooming at the point where the ramp of your interest lays, click on to read the name of the ramp. Zooming the hybrid map you have a visual image of the ramps and their infrastructure.
By selecting " Restaurants & Provisions " you are able to access information for each restaurant & supplies company that appears on the map, currently available only for US.
By selecting "Gas Stations" you are able to access information for each gas station that appears on the map, currently available only for Greece. The implementation covers mainly islands and the most frequently visited areas by boat.
With the "Calculate Distance & Fuel " you have the ability to chart the course and calculate the distance from one place to another and up to 11 pins. Marking one after the other you have the possibility of direct calculation of the distance. You can delete the last pin marker or all at once. After pressing the button "Calculate Distance" you can further calculate fuel consumption for the certain distance. By typing on "Calculate Fuel" your average consumption you will get the total consumption, since the application automatically do the math.
Please read the "Help File" in the application for more important details about the use of each option available
1. Wind and swell directions arrows showing correctly where the wind/swell comes from
2. Few corrections in Greek language
3. New languages added: French, Italian, German, Russian, Turkish, Arabic and Spanish - Any translation mistakes that may occure, will be corrected in the next upgrade in about 15 days from now!
PS The upgrade requires better android devices with the newest android software. That is why some users will not have the possibility to upgrade. Please ask for the older versions