Weather Station

Draycote Weather Archives

Course generated for the current wind conditions
 The course selected for the current weather conditions

Photos by Stewart Bell

Windsurfing 19 June 2003

Photos by Malcolm Lewin

Picture of Storm 15 Feb 2002


Draycote Water Sailing Club - Weather Page
Last Updated - Groundhog Day
Weather links and other info:

Windguru - detailed 5 day  wind and temp forecast. The best wind forecast around
BBC Weather -  animation of wind conditions 3 - 4 days ahead
Met Office - government weather; never knowingly overstated!

Current Conditions: shows map of current wind directions at  UK airports 
Web Cam - Webcam in North of Sweden  

Satellite Pictures:
new Meteosat full disk animation
French Visible Satellite - so detailed you can almost see Draycote on a clear day
Current IR Meteosat Image -  from the University of Ulm

The Weather Matrix - other amateur weather stations and webcams and info
weather pictures - pictures taken in the countryside around Draycote Water


Draycote Weather Cam 
 The Draycote Weather Station uses a Huger WMR918H system. All the sensors are radio linked to the base station in the OD box. We use WeatherView32 software which logs the weather, does a pretty display on the computer at the club, and uploads the main weather page every 15 minutes including the web cam picture.

The system also uploads a racing course that is suitable for prevailing conditions; when it's running.
The course software was written by Mike Deane, and has virtually eliminated boring, predictable courses.
Course Setting