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Looking at the stars. Where and when?
14 Sep 2020
Looking at the stars. Where and when?

Today we will discuss where and when it is best to watch stars and planets.

Big Сollection of Articles About Surfing in 2020-21
07 Sep 2020
Big Сollection of Articles About Surfing in 2020-21

Find Out Which Top 5 Weather Models Windy.app Users Choose the Most
04 Sep 2020
Find Out Which Top 5 Weather Models Windy.app Users Choose the Most

A short guide to the top 5 of the most popular global and local models

Photos We Liked the Most From the Windy.app Community in August 2020
01 Sep 2020
Photos We Liked the Most From the Windy.app Community in August 2020

Watch 30 best photos from the Windy.app community in August 2020

What Are Tidal Datums? Learn About the Most Common in the World: LAT and MLLW
25 Aug 2020
What Are Tidal Datums? Learn About the Most Common in the World: LAT and MLLW

Tides are needed for everyone who do yachting, surfing, fishing at sea…

Isotherms
24 Aug 2020
Isotherms

Today we're going to find out what isotherms are and why we need them.

Participate in a Weekly Photo Contest — Get Lifetime Windy.app Pro for Free
10 Aug 2020
Participate in a Weekly Photo Contest — Get Lifetime Windy.app Pro for Free

The rules are simple: collect the most likes to the photo

Photos We Liked the Most From the Windy.app Community in July 2020
10 Aug 2020
Photos We Liked the Most From the Windy.app Community in July 2020

What you should know about the Gulf Stream
10 Aug 2020
What you should know about the Gulf Stream

Today we're going to talk about the Gulf Stream – perhaps the most famous current in the world's oceans.

Learn to Read Wind Barbs — Wind Speed and Direction Symbols
05 Aug 2020
Learn to Read Wind Barbs — Wind Speed and Direction Symbols

One of the main weather parameters for sailing and other water sports

What Is The Coriolis Force? Simple Explanation
03 Aug 2020
What Is The Coriolis Force? Simple Explanation

The Coriolis force has a huge impact on the weather. It's the power that spins cyclones and anticyclones, and it also affects the direction of trade winds and sea currents.

Cirrus Uncinus Clouds. Simple Explanation
30 Jul 2020
Cirrus Uncinus Clouds. Simple Explanation

Predicting the weather by looking at the form of clouds? It is possible! Today we will get acquainted with cirrus uncinus clouds - the precursors of weather changes.

What Is Virga and How Does It Work? Simple Explanation
28 Jul 2020
What Is Virga and How Does It Work? Simple Explanation

This is the same rain, but it evaporates before reaching the surface of the earth. The reason for this is low ambient humidity. That is, dry air in the way of drops tends to saturate with moisture and "absorbs" them.

Stable and Unstable Atmospheric Stratification. Simple Explanation
28 Jul 2020
Stable and Unstable Atmospheric Stratification. Simple Explanation

Today we will talk about air stability and most importantly - how and why to distinguish stable and unstable atmospheric stratification.

Are Thunderstorms Dangerous For Flying?
28 Jul 2020
Are Thunderstorms Dangerous For Flying?

It looks scary, but in fact, it's the last thing you should be afraid of when flying.

What Is The Dust Storm And How Does It Work?
28 Jul 2020
What Is The Dust Storm And How Does It Work?

A dust storm occurs when a strong wind (more than 10 m/s) makes a huge amount of dust rise up into the atmosphere - millions of tons! This dust can be transported up to several thousand kilometers.

Big Сollection of Articles About Sailing in 2020-21
28 Jul 2020
Big Сollection of Articles About Sailing in 2020-21

Basic meteorology for yachtmen, sailing guides to boats, licenses and racings, routes, and events in 2020

How Jet streams work? Simple explanation
28 Jul 2020
How Jet streams work? Simple explanation

Today we will talk about a phenomenon that affects the weather forecast and helps planes fly faster.

What Is a Dust Devil And How Does It Work?
28 Jul 2020
What Is a Dust Devil And How Does It Work?

Maybe you happened to see swirling columns of dust, sand, ashes, leaves or anything else walking across the ground on a video (or even live?)? They are often called «devils» and we are going to talk about them today.


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