Frequently Asked Questions

How can I see only the files I want in the list?

Dec 18, 2015. | By: Craig McPheeters

I want to quickly compare GRIB files so that I can see how a forecast has been evolving. However, I download a variety of GRIB files, and finding the ones I want in the GRIB list is a little difficult. How can this be improved?

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Does LuckGrib support the ASCAT (or OSCAR, RTOFS, COAMPS, HRRR, RAP, ...) GRIB model?

Updated: May 18, 2017. | By: Craig McPheeters

There are a large number of GRIB weather models. LuckGrib supports downloading three: GFS; CMC and WW3. If you can obtain GRIB files created from other models, you will most likely be able to import them…

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I really like LuckGrib - can I help test new versions?

Oct 18, 2015. | By: Craig McPheeters

Traditionally, in a large corporation, a development effort would have access to a wide range of hardware so that new versions of the applications being developed can be tested in-house. That is not possible with LuckGrib…

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I just deleted a GRIB file - how do I get it back?

Oct 16, 2015. | By: Craig McPheeters

There are two ways to retrieve a GRIB file that has been deleted. The easiest is simply to invoke Undo to bring it back…

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Where are the GRIB files stored?

Oct 14, 2015. | By: Craig McPheeters

As LuckGrib downloads or imports GRIB files, it stores them in a private area, dedicated to application specific data…

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Would it be possible to add a new feature to LuckGrib?

Oct 12, 2015. | By: Craig McPheeters

One of the goals of the effort behind LuckGrib is that, for the features that are added to the program, that they be implemented in a thoughtful and elegant manner…

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Would it be possible to show city or country names?

Oct 10, 2015. | By: Craig McPheeters

If LuckGrib could display country names it would be much easier to browse across the map, investigating possible routes and destinations.

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Could you add the ability to place a few points to mark positions?

Oct 5, 2015. | By: Craig McPheeters

I see the value in being able to create a number of waypoints to mark interesting locations (destinations, turn points, your boats current location, and so on.)

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Is there a version of LuckGrib for the iPad or iPhone?

Oct 1, 2015. | By: Craig McPheeters

The iPad and iPhone (iOS) markets are interesting…

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