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  • Thnx Ivo,
    for making this very clear & clean App ... for free.
    Very usefull for my work as an navigator/tactician on Sailing Yachts.
    Keep up your good work!
    Grtz Casparus



  • Thank you so much Ivo. As a passionated paragliding pilot I just LOVE windyty !
    Wind direction and strength including airgramm and predictions in different heights... WOW! Thats what I call my favourite as most complete and perfect site to plan my days!


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    @mf2711 Yes you mean sounding. We plan it in future.



  • This is such a helpful site for commercial salmon fishing in Southeast Alaska. I appreciate your efforts, Ivo - and I know of a lot of other vessel owners that use Windyty multiple times a day to determine their next area of operation. Thank you so much! Joe



  • Thank you Ivo and other programmers for providing such a useful and simple to use weather tool. As an avid fisherman and one who spends a great deal of time on the water cruising the east coast of Florida, Windyty is the best.

    Truly appreciate the time you've spent making this available.



  • Hi,

    Thank you Ivo and the other programmers for bringing us such a great program, I must admit I have never really thought about the wind all that much except when it blows cold during the winter or knocks over some pot plants, then my thoughts aren't very complimentary of nature:-)
    However, your program has given this old man a new interest, so for that, I again say Thank You, please keep up your great work.



  • My name is Gian Paolo, I live in Sardinya. I am a Paragliding and Plane Pilot. I everyday watch Windyty. Last week I used it for planning a long trip with my Plane for Italy and the forecast were perfect. Long life to Ivo and Windyty. Thankyou for your job.



  • I'm planning to sail the world and stumbled upon this side in a video from other people already doing so. Use it everyday for my family sail trips. Awesome.

    Thank you!



  • Dear Ivo and Windyty team,

    I'm Jorge Madden, professional sailboat racer, big boat captain, surfer, kiter... And I was a programmer my self back in the day before I gave it up completely to the outdoors :)

    Windyty is so beautiful to watch and so helpful when planning long distance sailing travels "at first sight". It helps me understand what route to take from the beginning. You have been my main weather website to check during last year, where I sailed from San Francisco (California) to Panama and up to the Caribbean on S/Y Kialoa III. I love your distance measuring tools and I use them to plan my routes as it is much quicker than opening any of my navigation apps or my plotter.

    Great job, keep it beautiful and simple. Thank you and I'm glad to see this was made by fellow wind lovers with such a great taste. I wish you steady breeze and perfect waves on warm waters!!! :)



  • @ivo Windyty Rocks!
    I am a glider pilot in Australia and I use Windyty all the time.
    But now in winter we go wave flying and Windyty is the perfect tool for predicting wave formation!
    Thank you.



  • @ivo awesome application .....great for glider pilots .....It would be really nice to have a synoptic weather map layer depicting the position of frontal systems



  • Would it be possible to add placemarks for places of interest so one could return to them at a later time? Very nice application and greatly appreciated. Thanks much.



  • Hi Ivo,
    Windyty.com is an AWESOME resource I use for sailing on the Pacific Coast of California. The distance measurements were a great addition. Would it be possible to save the route measurement on the screen and also be able to adjust the overlay for wind, waves, etc... and take new wind measurements?
    At the moment, the distance ruler and the wind measurement cannot be manipulated simultaneously.



  • Dear Ivo,
    Upon reading your bio I had to look twice!
    First; my name is Ivo.
    Second; I am also a Pilot. (Frmr Capt Swedish Air Ambulance )
    Avid boater and kayaker so a good weather app is a must.
    You made a great app Ivo!
    I have used it since a friend linked a pointer in the right direction when I was sailing down in Croatia in June this year.
    I was then trying to dodge the famous "Yugo" wind.
    Hats of for a great weather app!
    Keep up the great Work!
    All the Best
    Ivo



  • @ivo Wonderfully! Thank you!





  • Love the look and feel of your application, Sydney to Hobart visual tracker is awesome



  • what kind of plot do you use is it heat map? or contour? its looks very smooth in between colors.. i want to make plot like this



  • I am looking for thermal meteorological data that I would like to be able to correlate with known meteorite atmospheric entry site areas of the atmosphere(determined by other means). I have looked many places but it occurred to me that windyty.com might know where I can look at thermal data across a big range of elevations/altitudes in a specific region of Earth, and mine thermal data(anomolies or localized spikes, specifically) collected over a given timeframe(hours? days?) across elevations from 80,000 feet AGL to ground level to a (probably relatively)high degree of resolution so as to determine trajectory and fragment descent/scatterfield area(s) of meteors and meteor showers via thermal signature, if even to a cursory and basic degree over a large area.

    As an aside and complement to the creators and employees, windyty is by FAR the best site I have ever found for understanding weather

    Any suggestions would be welcomed.

    Thankyou for your service and I wish I knew how to support your site beyond complements!



  • I have bee participating in the beta testing and saw the tutorial today for the first time. It is not only user friendly, it was fun! Is there a way to access it again for sharing? Also, when will the app be updated for my iPad? I feel like the local weatherman now! Thank you for sharing your joy!


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