March 2023 update

Mar 30, 2023. | By: Craig McPheeters

This note describes two small changes to the app, one published in December 2022 and the latest one in March, 2023.

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May 2022 update

May 13, 2022. | By: Craig McPheeters

The recent update to LuckGrib brings support for heaving to, improvements to the meteogram, Mac UI improvements, and more…

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ECMWF now available; updates to Arome, Icon D2, NCOM, OFS, CMEMS NW, ASCAT

Updated: Apr 4, 2022. | By: Craig McPheeters

ECMWF has expanded the range of weather data it makes availble to the public, including surface wind and much more. Along with the addition to ECMWF, there are also update to several more of the GRIB models

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Changes at NOMADS (GFS, HRRR, NAM, ...)

Apr 19, 2021. | By: Craig McPheeters

There are changes being made to the NOAA National Operational Model Archive and Distribution System (NOMADS) which requires changes in how LuckGrib interacts with it. Some model updates will be delayed slightly, and some model parameters have been removed. Read on for more details…

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LuckGrib v4.4/v2.3 now available

Mar 30, 2021. | By: Craig McPheeters

An update to LuckGrib is now available on both iOS and macOS. LuckGrib now has the worlds first isochronal weather routing solver that can accept constraint points. Read on for more details…

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GFS v16 and the WW3 Ocean model

Mar 22, 2021. | By: Craig McPheeters

The GFS model has been updated to version 16. With this change come a number of improvements and changes. The WW3 model is now part of GFS, which improves the WW3 data in several ways.

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High(er) resolution GFS

Mar 22, 2021. | By: Craig McPheeters

The GFS model has been updated to version 16. Part of this update is improved WW3 ocean data, including our first look at higher resolution GFS winds.

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Weather Routing introduced to iPad and iPhone

Jul 23, 2020. | By: Craig McPheeters

LuckGrib on iPad and iPhone now has the Weather Routing capability that was added to macOS in April. LuckGrib is now a fully featured app for sailors. Best in class GRIB viewer, the most efficient offshore downloads available and now a best in class weather routing system.

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Four new European current models

Apr 26, 2020. | By: Craig McPheeters

Four new ocean current models have been made available. The data is generated using E.U. Copernicus Marine Service Information, and is high resolution and available with hourly forecasts.

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Weather Routing introduced to macOS

Apr 15, 2020. | By: Craig McPheeters

A new feature, for sailors, has been introduced to LuckGrib on the Mac. Weather Routing is able to find optimized routes through complex weather systems.

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