Royal Forth Yacht Club
Watersports at Granton

Weather

Current conditions

MMWeather provides live reports from Braefoot Bay and a number of other monitoring sites in the Central North Sea. This is the site we link to for “current wind at Braefoot Bay and Inchcolm Island“.

Forecasts

A lot of good forecasting sites are available. They use different forecast models, and different ones seem to work best at different times. It’s a good idea to look at a few, find out which ones work best for you, and if available, download their apps onto your smartphone and tablet.

Met Office – Inshore Waters Forecast

XCWeather

Weather Online

Windfinder and Wind Guru include wave forecasts.

The RYA has a useful page for weather and tides.  RYA

Bracknell Synoptic Charts‘ show pressure charts for NE Atlantic area for 12 hour intervals for the next 120 hours.

The Norwegian site “yr.nor” is highly recommended.

The widget below shows the current Windfinder forecast for Leith.


Upcoming Events

  1. Cadet training on the water 5

    Tuesday, August 20 @ 6:30 pm
  2. Late Evening Points 4/5

    Wednesday, August 21 @ 6:30 pm
  3. Open Sailing 6

    Thursday, August 22 @ 5:30 pm
  4. Late Evening Points 5/5

    Thursday, August 22 @ 6:30 pm
  5. One Design Weekend

    Saturday, August 24 - Sunday, August 25
  6. FCYC Bell Rock Race

    Saturday, August 24
  7. Cadet training on shore 5

    Tuesday, August 27 @ 7:00 pm
  8. FYC Yacht Regatta (Forth Series Div 2) 1

    Saturday, August 31
  9. Late Saturday Series 3 races 1

    Saturday, August 31 @ 2:30 pm
  10. FYC Yacht Regatta (Forth Series Div 2) 2

    Sunday, September 1

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