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by Windfinder
Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best weather station to buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 7123

Re: Best weather station to buy?

Hello, the Vantage Pro and the Vantage Vue are very similar. the Vantage sensor suite is larger and the wind sensor can be detached from the other sensors. The Vantage Vue is less expensive. You will find the standard packages at: http://www.windfinder.com/weather-station/ However you can also buy t...
by Windfinder
Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:37 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best weather station to buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 7123

Re: Best weather station to buy?

WeatherBug is a commerical company as you can see on their About-Page and at Wikipedia. Windfinder does not get any data from WeatherBug. Besides www.windfinder.com is free of charge. Also, we offer free advertising in return for sharing data with us.
by Windfinder
Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best weather station to buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 7123

Re: Best weather station to buy?

This was just an invitation to share data with us (at Windfinder).
by Windfinder
Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:46 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best weather station to buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 7123

Re: Best weather station to buy?

It would be great to have a weather station right at the kitesurf spot. If you want to share your data with Windfinder you are welcome to do so at: http://www.windfinder.com/weather-station/add.htm
by Windfinder
Fri Dec 05, 2014 9:34 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best weather station to buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 7123

Re: Best weather station to buy?

The weather station at the airport is used for official aviation meteorology. I cannot imagine that the weather station at the airport is inaccurate. I you do test measurements please consider that the measurements at the airport in Acapulco are made each hour. They are 10 minute averages.
by Windfinder
Thu Dec 04, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best weather station to buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 7123

Re: Best weather station to buy?

@NYKiter You may be right that an ultrasonic anemometer is available for ~ 500 US$. However you still need a storage and upload unit (preferrably one that is easy to configure). This will increase the price significantly. We at Windfinder use the Davis Vantage Vue (or alternatively the Vantage Pro s...
by Windfinder
Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best weather station to buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 7123

Re: Best weather station to buy?

@william_rx7: Windfinder provides the live observations from several thousand airports worldwide, for example Acapulco Airport: http://www.windfinder.com/report/acapulco_aeropt
by Windfinder
Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best weather station to buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 7123

Re: Best weather station to buy?

Sonic anemometers are great. However they are very expensive. Windfinder uses the anemomters and sensors suite from Davis which have proved to be reliable and durable.
by Windfinder
Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best weather station to buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 7123

Re: Best weather station to buy?

The standard cam that we deliver has the following specifications: Standard Setup Ubiquiti Aircam (HD Outdoor Network Camera with Power over Ethernet), Resolution: 1280x720 (HD); Frames per second: 30; Lens: 4.0mm/ F1.5; Sensor: Progressive Scan RGB CMOS ¼" View angle: 47° H, 31° V, 54° D There are ...
by Windfinder
Mon Dec 01, 2014 2:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best weather station to buy?
Replies: 31
Views: 7123

Re: Best weather station to buy?

We at Windfinder has teamed up with Weerhuisje, a dutch expert for weather station equipment, to develop a plug-and-play weather station and weather cam solution with automatic upload to Windfinder. Simply plug the power cable into the power socket and the network cable into your router for automati...

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