Announcing Probabilistic Forecasts

In a first for consumer sailing weather apps, Weathermuffin announces two new WxHeadsUp™ alerts based on probabilistic forecasts.

At Weathermuffin we work hard to bring you the most innovative and actionable marine weather data available. Today we’re excited to introduce two new WxHeadsUp™ alerts based on probabilistic forecasts:

1. Sustained winds forecast to have a 5% or greater chance of occurring:

Yellow Alert5% or greater chance of winds 22 knots or higher
Orange Alert5% or greater chance of winds 34 knots or higher
Red Alert5% or greater chance of winds 48 knots or higher
The Wind ≥ 5% Chance alert.

2. Significant wave heights forecast to have a 5% or greater chance of occurring:

Yellow Alert5% or greater chance of seas 3 m or higher
Orange Alert5% or greater chance of seas 4 m or higher
Red Alert5% or greater chance of seas 7 m or higher
The Waves ≥ 5% Chance alert.

Learn more at What is a Probabilistic Forecast?

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