Windy.com – Wind, Waves and Hurricanes Forecast – An Overview
Windy (also known as Windyty) is an extraordinary tool for weather forecast visualization. This fast, intuitive, detailed and most accurate weather app is trusted by professional pilots, paragliders, skydivers, kiters, surfers, boaters, fishermen, storm chasers and weather geeks, and even by governments, army staffs and rescue teams.
Whether you are tracking a tropical storm or potential severe weather, planning a trip, pursuing your favourite outdoor sport, or you just need to know if it will rain this weekend, Windy provides you with the most up-to-date weather forecast around.
The uniqueness of Windy lies in the fact that it brings you better quality information than the other weather apps’ pro-features, while our product is absolutely free and even without ads.
Powerful, smooth and fluid presentation makes weather forecasting a real pleasure!
All forecast models at once
Windy brings you all the world’s leading weather forecasting models: global ECMWF and GFS, plus local NEMS, AROME and ICON (for Europe) and NAM (for the USA).
35 different weather maps
From wind, rain, temperature and pressure to swell or CAPE index, with Windy you will have all convenient weather layers just at your fingertips.
Available for the USA, Hawaii, Alaska, Europe, Australia and many other locations.
Windy lets you display observed wind and temperature, forecasted weather, airports around the World, 1500+ paragliding spots or nearby webcams right on the map.
Add your favourite weather layers to quick menu, customize colour palette on any layer, access advanced options in the settings. All that makes Windy the weather geek’s tool of choice.
Website Widgets and API
Embed Windy map or detailed forecast for any location into your website or blog post or build your own app on top of Windy API.
Features and data sources
✅ All leading weather forecast models: ECMWF, GFS by NOAA, NEMS, ICON and NAM
✅ Forecast model comparison – all at once
✅ 35 global weather layers
✅ Weather radar for the USA, Alaska, Hawaii and South Korea
✅ 16 altitude levels from the surface to 13.5km/FL450
✅ Metric or imperial units
✅ Detailed forecast for any location (temperature, rain and snow accumulation, wind speed, wind gusts and wind direction)
✅ Detailed Airgram and Meteogram
✅ Meteogram: temperature and dew point, wind speed and wind gusts, pressure, precipitation, altitude cloud cover
✅ Airgram by Meteoblue, based on the NEMS model (wind and waves, wind speed, wind gusts, wind direction, weather, temperature)
✅ Altitude and Time zone info, Sunrise and Sunset time for any location
✅ Customizable list of Favorite spots (with the option to create e-mail Alerts for upcoming weather conditions)
✅ Nearby weather stations (Real-time observed weather – Reported wind direction, wind speed and temperature)
✅ 50k+ Airports searchable by ICAO and IATA, including runway info, decoded & raw METARs, TAF and NOTAMs
✅ 1500+ Paragliding spots
✅ Detailed wind and wave forecast for any kiting or surfing spot
✅ Tide forecast
✅ Surface by Mapy.cz or Here Maps imagery
✅ English + 39 other world languages
…and many more
Get in touch ?
Join us at community.windy.com to discuss weather related topics or suggest new feature.
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– New donations page. Please donate as an in-app purchase to keep us going
– New Sounding Forecast (long tap on the map to activate it)
– Much more improved fog forecast
– New Weather Warnings published by official weather institutions (so-called CAP Alerts)
– Several issues fixed