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  1. #1
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    Default Met office iphone app

    New update out
    Isobar charts added.!
    among other things
    ......Yorkshireman in exile
    Sadler 27 Frigate (on driveway)

  2. #2
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    Wind speed & direction doesn't work on mine.

  3. #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Horatio View Post
    Wind speed & direction doesn't work on mine.
    Your'e quite right, I was so chuffed with the isobars, I didn't realise, I quit them thinking I had a bad data connection.
    ......Yorkshireman in exile
    Sadler 27 Frigate (on driveway)

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    Absolute garbage it is.

    Nice announcement saying how it had been updated based on feedback from cutomers.

    Who were those people?
    I may be wrong, but I'm not confused.
    ⛵ Ex-SolentBoy

  5. #5
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    Bit of a curates egg this release.

    Isobars - tick
    Rain 'radar' - tick
    Period forecasts for each day - tick
    Wind speed map - cross
    Temp map - cross

    All in all I think it is better than the old one but needs further work to complete the job.
    I'm on the road to nowhere

  6. #6
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    looking for a mobile weather gadget. Take it you wouldn't recomend an iphone app. if not what would you recomend. PS don't have iphone at the moment.
    pitty the fools

  7. #7
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    I take it theres still no inshore forecast on it. Thats the only reason I'd download their app.
    Absolute Tides app - full UK tide coverage
    sites.google.com/site/absolutetides

  8. #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by little shack View Post
    looking for a mobile weather gadget. Take it you wouldn't recomend an iphone app. if not what would you recomend. PS don't have iphone at the moment.
    There are dozens of other weather apps for iPhone which will give you everything and anything you want. I like Weather4d.
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  9. #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by dedwards View Post
    I take it theres still no inshore forecast on it. Thats the only reason I'd download their app.
    This might be unfair, but I've never had much confidence in the inshore forecast. Having the shipping forecast in its own tab would be GREAT though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SolentBoy View Post
    Absolute garbage it is...
    I deleted it after a few weeks, it kept crashing. Plus it only does the UK.
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