The best forecasts, to make better decisions


PredictWind provides the top ranked global forecast models. PredictWind also produces their own ultra-high 1km resolution coastal forecasts PWG & PWE as well as the NAM, HRRR and AROME regional models that can accurately predict sea breeze and geographic wind affects. These leading models are only available through PredictWind, giving unparalleled forecast accuracy.

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PredictWind Features

Daily Briefing

Gives you an easy to understand written forecast, formulated from all the models PredictWind offers.

Forecast Tables

The table shows the forecast in a text format. This is a commonly used format that is easy to understand and shows all the forecast offered by PredictWind for your location.

Forecast Graphs

Shows the same information as the table, but in a graphical format. This makes it very easy to compare all the PredictWind forecasts, and graphically view the forecasted trends.

Wind Maps - Streamlines

Click to view a sample wind map in the Streamline format. The intensity of the streamlines and colour contours indicate wind strength. Full zoom and pan control of the Map.

Wind Maps - Wind Barbs

Click to view a sample wind map with traditional wind barbs, colour wind speed gradients and pressure contours. The colour contours represent the wind speed. This is our favourite format. Full zoom and pan control of the map.

Wind Maps - Black Arrows

Click to view a sample wind map with the wind direction shown as a plain black arrow to highlight the colour wind speed gradients. The colour contours represent the wind speed. Full zoom and pan control of the Map.


CAPE stands for Convective Available Potential Energy and is the amount of fuel available to a developing thunderstorm.

Gust Maps

Gusts are sudden, brief increases in the speed of the wind. Gusts can do major damage and make boat control difficult, and often more dangerous than a high average wind strength.

Wave Maps

Click to view a sample wave forecast. The colour gradients show the significant wind wave & swell height, the black arrows the primary wave direction, and the black contours the wave period.

Rain Maps

Click to view a sample rain forecast as a blue shading, red for heavy rain, along with wind barbs and pressure contours so you can easily identify frontal systems in the forecast.

Cloud Maps

Click to view a sample cloud forecast as white shading. All white is full cloud cover!

Isobar Maps

Click to view a sample surface pressure isobar map. This is useful to see the synoptic situation showing the high and low pressure systems.

Air Temperature Maps

Click to view a sample air temperature forecast. The colour gradients show the air temperature.

Sea Temperature Maps

Click to view a sample sea surface temperature observation. This map show the latest sea surface temperature map derived for satellite data. It is not a forecast, simply shows the latest data with one map.


Solunar gives you the rise and set of the Sun and Moon along with other details of the lunar cycle.


Over 20,000 Observations globally, on land and at sea. View observations in your area in Map, Table and Graph format.

Local Knowledge

PredictWind community resource where you can find and share your local knowledge. Get the local knowledge on all the marinas, anchorages, kite, fishing, dive spots & more. 10 year climate data for all spots. Follow the experts to gain their local knowledge.

PredictWind Tools

Weather Routing

Find the quickest or safest route on your next trip, with the wind & wave conditions along the route. PredictWind has the world’s finest cloud based weather routing service. Simply drag the start and end waypoints on the map, and the PredictWind server will calculate the fastest route or the safest route for your trip.

Ocean Data

See your weather route overlaid on the Ocean currents to see how to best approach areas of current. Compare your routes with the Mercator, RTOFS and HyCom global models and High Resolution currents where available.

Departure Planning

What is the best day to depart on your next coastal or offshore passage? You will be spanning different weather patterns, and this powerful tool will quickly summarize the wind conditions you will encounter if you left on Day1, Day2, Day3, or Day4. Simply drag the start and destination waypoints on the map and the weather routing algorithm will summarize the forecast wind data for the next 4 days of departure.

Forecast Alerts

Setup your ideal forecast conditions for your specific location and be automatically notified by email or push notification when your ideal conditions are forecasted for your location.

PredictWind Apps

All PredictWind world leading forecasts and tools are available on mobile apps in addition to the forecast website.

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Iridium GO! with PredictWind

Stay connected anywhere in the world with Iridium GO!™. Compact, rugged and reliable global connection with your own smartphone, laptop or tablet.

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The lowest cost global GPS tracking device

The YB3i is the ultimate GPS tracking device, and now affordable for every boat. Powered by Iridium technology for full GPS tracking coverage anywhere on the planet.

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DataHub GPS Tracker

Track, blog, connect and save all your onboard data sources with the DataHub by PredictWind. In Additional to highly accurate GPS tracking, it’s packed full of extra features including wind data, GPS & internet sharing, boat polars, data logging and remote support.

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PredictWind Offshore App

With Built In GRIB Viewer

The updated Offshore App from PredictWind is the ultimate tool for getting and viewing forecast information offshore.

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