Featured App: Windy



Have you ever found yourself pulling over on the side of the road because you’ve suddenly gotten caught in a vicious sandstorm, or a raving hurricane?

Windy is a helpful app that lets users keep up on recent updates for wind, waves, and weather. Never get caught in a storm again!

✔ Wind report, forecast and statistics: wind compass, wind map, wind speed meter, wind gusts and wind directions. It’s very useful for extreme wind sports.
✔ Weather history (archive) for 2012-2016: view wind data, temperature (day and night) and atmospheric pressure. Weather archive will help you to choose the best month for travel to the spot.
✔ Local forecast from NOAA: temperature in Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin, humidity, wind speed, precipitation (rain and snow). Forecast for 10 days with 3 hours step in metric or imperial units: m/s (mps), mph, km/h, knt (knout), bft (beaufort), m, ft, mm, cm, in, hPa, inHg.
✔ Wave forecast: ocean or sea conditions, ocean waves and sea swell
✔ Animated wind tracker: weather radar for sailing, yachting and kiting in light wind
✔ Hurricane and storm tracker: a map of tropical cyclones (tropical storms, hurricanes, typhoons) around the globe
✔ Free nautical charts map: view water depth, tides, currents and buoy data
✔ Cloud base/Dewpoint (dew point) data: necessary weather information for pleasant paragliding
✔ Spots: over 30.000 spots sorted and located by the type and area. Add your spots to favorites.
✔ Spot chats. Got anemometer? Share info about weather conditions and wind direction in the chat from a kite spot.
✔ Community: exchange weather reports on the spot. Want to be a local/spot leader? Email us the name of your spot at feedback@catchwind.coand we will create a chat for it.

Windy is available for free on Google Play and the Apple App store.

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  1. ray

    January 15, 2018 at 12:03

    windy as you describe dosnt appear to exist – why dont you just give a link???

    • Austin Pinzon

      January 16, 2018 at 12:03

      The link to download the app for android and iOS is located at the bottom of the article.


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