The weather while sailing in the Med
can be received from VHF and SSB transmissions, the INMARSAT and via the
internet when GPRS or 3G available.
When in the Atlantic we received it
from the INMARSAT and used
several times the satellite phone to receive the weather via
e-mail from www.movingweather.com (subscription
required) the service is very good you can receive it anywhere in the world but
it costs, the time on the phone and the anual subscription for the
During the ARC you receive the
weather from the commitee for the whole area.
A useful site is http://weather.mailasail.com/ where
you can find lots of information from experts who you will meet if you
participate in the ARC.
We give you herebelow agood
number of the weather sites we found very helpful:
Italian site in english also very good meteo
especially for Thyrenian,Adriatic, Ionian, African coast of Tunisia
Weather On line United Kingdom site very good, arae
by area, for the whole world. For the Med:
Atlantic High Seas
Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook
New Zealand forecast for the Atlantic
International Ocean Services