SailGrib - Free

SailGrib - Free


YACHTING WORLD - "IMPRESSIVE" - July 2014
CRUISING WORLD - APP OF THE MONTH - February 2013

Sailing weather forecast maps designed for and by sailors.

With SailGrib, enjoy viewing weather forecast on your Android device.
Select the map that you want to get data for, request the grib file, download it and view its data on SailGrib.

The area selection is very simple as SailGrib uses maps.
The data request is done through SailGrib, Saildocs,Great Circle. SailGrib gets grib files by direct download or through an email exchange.

Features
- choose a map and overlay weather forecast data,
- download data using the best Grib files providers : SailGrib, Great Circle, Saildocs, MeteoConsult,...
- specify the request to your needs,
- request can be adjusted to match a maximum file size
- can be used with satellite phone email services like XGate with optimizer or the iridium AxcessPoint.
- offlline maps capability combined with satellite mail allows usage at sea.
- view weather overlays together on the same map

With SailGrib, you can download and view the following data:
- Wind (10m above sea level)
- Pressure (reduced to mean sea level)
- Precipitation (accumulated over 6 hours)
- Total cloud cover
- Air Temperature ( 2m above ground)
- Wave (significant wave height, mean wave direction and period)
- CAPE
- Tidal or oceanic currents

With SailGrib, you can specify the following parameters for your grib file request:
- grib provider : SailGrib, Great Circle, SailDocs, MeteoConsult, GMN, ....
- request method : direct download (SailGrib, Great Circle, MeteoConsult, GMN) or email (Great Circle and SailDocs)
- grid resolution: from very high resolution to 2.5°
- time step between forecasts :from 1 hour to 12 hours depending on models
- number of days for the forecast: from 1 to 14 depending on model
- maximum file size. SailGrib estimates the size of the grib file you request and adjust the grid resolution and the time step to make sure your file will size be lower than your set limit.

With SailGrib, you can view the following data:
- Windbarbs
- Isobars
- Precipitation maps
- Cloud cover maps
- Temperature maps
- Waves maps and arrows
- CAPE map
- Currents

In february 2013, SailGrib was elected App of the month by the magazine Cruising World.
http://thesailingcompany.com/app/app-of-the-month-sailgrib

SailGrib uses the JGRIB Java GRIB decoder (jgrib.sourceforge.net) and OpenStreetMap (www.openstreetmap.org).

Recent changes:
17 July 2014 - V1.7.4
* bug corrections
26 Jun 2014 - V1.7.3
* Added clouds and rain to SailGrib GFS server
* bz2 compression to files downloaded with SailGrib Server
* BSD tidal current grib files for the North Sea, the German Bight and the Baltic

21 Jun 2014 + V1.7.2
* bug corrections

19 Jun 2014 + V1.7.1
* Local or GMT zone
* CEP models
* MyOcean Global and Med models for oceanic currents
* MyOcean Baltic tidal current model
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About SailGrib - Free
YACHTING WORLD - "IMPRESSIVE" - July 2014
CRUISING WORLD - APP OF THE MONTH - February 2013

Sailing weather forecast maps designed for and by sailors.

With SailGrib, enjoy viewing weather forecast on your Android device.
Select the map that you want to get data for, request the grib file, download it and view its data on SailGrib.

The area selection is very simple as SailGrib uses maps.
The data request is done through SailGrib, Saildocs,Great Circle. SailGrib gets grib files by direct download or through an email exchange.

Features
- choose a map and overlay weather forecast data,
- download data using the best Grib files providers : SailGrib, Great Circle, Saildocs, MeteoConsult,...
- specify the request to your needs,
- request can be adjusted to match a maximum file size
- can be used with satellite phone email services like XGate with optimizer or the iridium AxcessPoint.
- offlline maps capability combined with satellite mail allows usage at sea.
- view weather overlays together on the same map

With SailGrib, you can download and view the following data:
- Wind (10m above sea level)
- Pressure (reduced to mean sea level)
- Precipitation (accumulated over 6 hours)
- Total cloud cover
- Air Temperature ( 2m above ground)
- Wave (significant wave height, mean wave direction and period)
- CAPE
- Tidal or oceanic currents

With SailGrib, you can specify the following parameters for your grib file request:
- grib provider : SailGrib, Great Circle, SailDocs, MeteoConsult, GMN, ....
- request method : direct download (SailGrib, Great Circle, MeteoConsult, GMN) or email (Great Circle and SailDocs)
- grid resolution: from very high resolution to 2.5°
- time step between forecasts :from 1 hour to 12 hours depending on models
- number of days for the forecast: from 1 to 14 depending on model
- maximum file size. SailGrib estimates the size of the grib file you request and adjust the grid resolution and the time step to make sure your file will size be lower than your set limit.

With SailGrib, you can view the following data:
- Windbarbs
- Isobars
- Precipitation maps
- Cloud cover maps
- Temperature maps
- Waves maps and arrows
- CAPE map
- Currents

In february 2013, SailGrib was elected App of the month by the magazine Cruising World.
http://thesailingcompany.com/app/app-of-the-month-sailgrib

SailGrib uses the JGRIB Java GRIB decoder (jgrib.sourceforge.net) and OpenStreetMap (www.openstreetmap.org).

Recent changes:
17 July 2014 - V1.7.4
* bug corrections
26 Jun 2014 - V1.7.3
* Added clouds and rain to SailGrib GFS server
* bz2 compression to files downloaded with SailGrib Server
* BSD tidal current grib files for the North Sea, the German Bight and the Baltic

21 Jun 2014 + V1.7.2
* bug corrections

19 Jun 2014 + V1.7.1
* Local or GMT zone
* CEP models
* MyOcean Global and Med models for oceanic currents
* MyOcean Baltic tidal current model

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A Google User
Jun 21, 2014
Thanks Great app
A Google User
Jun 12, 2014
Sail Grib Free Excellent free app
A Google User
Jun 6, 2014
Pretty good Getting better. Now easier to use but Grib files are downloaded on demand rather than by email so needs a live connection unless I've missed something. Not the most fancy app but it works. Thanks for your reply. Excellent, I will try this next time I'm preparing for a trip.
A Google User
May 18, 2014
so poor its nt showing weather alerts for my location.Silchar,Assam,India.Pls help.
A Google User
Apr 29, 2014
Good free app.