Free GRIB File Software
PredictWind Offshore App
The simplest way to download GRIB forecast files.
This free app from PredictWind allows the seamless downloading of multiple GRIB files for your coastal or offshore passage. The intuitive interface not only allows GRIB files to be downloaded but also weather routes, GMDSS Text forecasts and Satellite Imagery.
Click the link above to download or search for PredictWind Offshore in the Mac App Store
How It Works
Select GRIB Type
Choose between offshore and high resolution GRIB files depending on your trip and account (high resolution only in Standard & Professional accounts).
Click and drag the start and finish points for your trip as well as adding any waypoints. The app will select the relevant grib areas.
Download GRIB Files
Check the file size and date updated and easily download the GRIB files you need for your trip.
The app includes a collection of incredible tools for trip planning and forecasting including PredictWinds powerful Weather Routing, GMDSS text forecast’s & Satellite imagery.
You can request the GRIB data via email for SSB Email/Satellite phones. The Offshore App automatically creates a file with the request to get your GRIB files delivered via email.
Viewing GRIB Files
The PredictWind Offshore app downloads all the required GRIB files to a directory to be viewed in any range of GRIB viewing platforms. Compatible with all major navigation programs including Maxsea, Deckman, Evolution, Nobletec, MapTech, Open CPN, PC Plotter, Expedition and many more...
An example of a PredictWind 100km resolution GRIB file.
An example of a PredictWind 1km resolution GRIB file.