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Canberra Yacht Club’s excellent online weather station

johnboy 2 February 2006 5

Yesterday I was shown the best online local weather service in town, and so I give you the Canberra Yacht Club weather station.

Sure the Bureau has all this info, but their site can be a bit overwhelming and has significant latencies. This one just lays it all out.

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5 Responses to Canberra Yacht Club’s excellent online weather station
Marcus Marcus 2:15 pm 09 Feb 06

According to the Yacht Club website, its averaging 27knots today. For a windsurfer, you’re guaranteed to go at least 60km/h. I’ll cyas at the lake!

bonfire bonfire 4:00 pm 03 Feb 06

I use this one:

they used to have a bruce stadium one as well, but it seems to be no longer listed.

but my fave ‘quick read’ is:

which quickly shows the direction, duration and force of storms, rain etc.

random random 10:55 am 03 Feb 06

It’s probably the same five weather stations, but there’s some (+historical data) at Weather Underground. I just like the fact that one of them is really close to my house: it makes complaining about the damn heat so much more accurate.

yakz yakz 9:00 am 03 Feb 06

There is a number of private weather stations around Canberra that are online similar to the Yacht Clubs. The following site has a listing of 5 in Canberra (incl the yacht club)-

Swaggie Swaggie 8:12 am 03 Feb 06

I watched the Flying 15 championships the other week and couldn’t help noticing the excellent weather briefing they provided for those taking part. Excellent.

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