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Windfinder Pro app for iPhone and iPad

4.8 ( 9808 ratings )
Weather Sports
Developer: Windfinder
3.99 USD
Current version: 5.0.1, last update: 6 months ago
First release : 15 Nov 2009
App size: 53.21 Mb

Wind, waves, weather and tides anywhere in the world for kitesurfers, windsurfers, surfers, sailors, and paragliders

Detailed wind forecasts and weather forecasts that let you always find the spot with the best wind, waves, and weather conditions for your sport. Current wind measurements and weather observations, so that you can make your own weather predictions!


- Detailed wind forecasts and weather forecasts for over 40,000 spots
- Displays current wind measurements and weather measurements in real-time from over 20,000 weather stations
- Tide forecasts for high and low tides for over 8,000 locations around the world
- Superforecast, our hourly high-resolution forecasting model for Europe, North America, South Africa, Egypt, and the Canary Islands
- Windpreview: for a quick overview of the wind forecast in the next ten days
- Beautifully animated wind forecast maps, temperature forecast maps, precipitation maps, satellite images and topographic map
- Configure favorites – save nearby locations and monitor travel weather for your vacation destinations
- Measurements listed in knots, Beaufort, km/h, m/s, and mph
- Parameters displayed: Wind strength & direction, gusts, air temperature and "feels like" temperature, clouds, precipitation, air pressure, relative humidity, wave height, wave period, and wave direction
- Optimized display of forecasts and measurements for optimal readability on the go from any mobile device
- Optimized data transfer – which enables a quicker load speed and is ideal for data usage restrictions
- Ad free


- Kitesurfers and windsurfers – find that next hurricane or windy conditions either right next door or at your next vacation destination
- Sailors – plan that next sailing trip, or ensure safe passage by avoiding bad weather at sea
- Dinghy sailors and regatta racers – allows for careful preparation for the next regatta
- Surfers and wave riders – find the perfect waves and high swell
- Fisherman – help ensure a good catch
- Paragliders – find a good wind right from the start
- Cyclists – are there headwinds or tailwinds?
- Boat owners or captains – keep a constant eye on the current weather conditions and tides
- ...and anyone who requires exact wind and weather predictions!


Pros and cons of Windfinder Pro app for iPhone and iPad

Windfinder Pro app good for

I am a experienced sailor and I use this app all the time. I think it is a great way to keep track of your favourite conditions no matter what activities that you like.
Great App! Better than the competition for sure as it has wave height where available.
Great app. Will upgrade to a 5 star when they have an update for iPad
Windfinder totally succeeds in fast wind and weather information. Live and forecast as precise as it can be. I especially like the speed of the app.
Windfinder totally succeeds in fast wind and weather information. Live and forecast as precise as it can be. I especially like the speed of the app.
I usually dont bother with feedback, but.... This is the "must have" app for sailors. Worth every penny!!!

Some bad moments

The GUI isnt Apple iOS style. It is now complex. Too many information. Please reduce. Focus. Delete complexity. This is based on a programmers mind. Not user friendly.
Downloaded Windfinder Pro yesterday but it would not run on my iTouch. The app developer tells me its an iTunes problem. Probably true, but still does not run.
They charge per month for the alerts in the pro version, which is not the impression they give you before you download. Pro version not worth the money. Only difference is there are no ads and there is a superforecast (I dont know what it is based on cause the actual wind does not come close to the superforecast)
The only reason I upgraded to Pro was for the advertised Alerts which are not available in the Pro Version anymore!!! Thanks for nothing! Would give 0 Stars if I could
Save your money I live in Vancouver and this app is way off all the time.
If youre using this for sailing, be warned! The wind speeds are dangerously inaccurate. Regularly predicted to be significantly lower than reality. There is a big difference between a predicted 15k wind - max - and a 25k true with 35k gusts when sailing!

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