GRIB data can be accessed from several Web sites. Some are free access, some charge.
The sites that charge usually have more data types available wind, pressure, wave height, temperature etc.
Note: following web site URL's may change!
|Global Marine Networks||World wide||Yes and email||Optional||Wind data only. Data is available in a compressed format
bz2. You will need to download a decoder from their site.
Advantage of highly compressed data in bz2 format
|Grib.us||World wide||Yes||Optional||Requires download of a desktop application to allow selection and downloading of data. Once done service is fast|
|World wide||Yes||In Norwegian and English + general weather
Features very detailed GRIB data for some areas.
|Norwegian Weather Center||Europe||No||Yes||Very good data, Limited but expanding coverage. web site is in English or Norwegian|
|Navcenter||World wide||Yes||Optional||Limited data, but essentials are there. Has an automatic
email subscription service.
Note:Make sure you download the zip version
|Meto France -French weather service||World wide||No||Yes||One of the original suppliers. Web site is in French|
|Météconsult||No||Yes||Wind only - Chargeable data, but flexible coverage - other none GRIB data on site - follow marine link|
|Non Grib weather sources|
|www.wileynautical.com/weather||Yes||Optional||Desktop or mobile phone applications|
Which one is best ?
To use the file, open seaPro (if not already running), select "weather" and the "weather (GRIB) from the menu.This will then allow you to pick the GRIB file you wish to view.