Your thoughts on a new Fish Ranger feature?

Fishwrecked users I would like to get your thoughts on a new feature I am thinking of developing for Fish Ranger.

As has already been stated, knowing live wind readings really helps to decide if you are going to stay out (or if you are actually going to get out of bed when the alarm goes off!). The problem with sites that offer live readings is that you only get live data for one location (Fish Ranger / WillyWeather) or you get live data for multiple locations but without forecasts at those locations (Seabreeze).

What about a page where you could see a series of wind charts that have:

1) Live real-time wind data. Seperate chart for each observation station surrounding your area.

2) Forecasts at those locations overlaid on the same charts as the live readings.

This way you would see live-readings and their corresponding forecasts for your whole region. This would give you a better indication if forecasters have got it right in the general area and so give you more confidence the forecast for your spot (ie especially if you are offshore) is going to be fairly accurate or not on that day.

Additionally, if you know there is a forecast change due to hit your location, you can keep an eye on charts for surrounding stations - say 50km away, and see if hits them on time. If so then you have more confidence it will hit you at the forecast time as well. If its early to hit far away stations then it will probably be early to hit you too, and vice versa.

This feature which I'm thinking of calling'Wind Cast' would be a seperate page to the current 'Forecast' page and would probably replace the Tide,Sun & Moon page which would get relegated down the menu priority list.

What are your thoughts, would this feature be: not useful, OK, pretty good or frigin awesome ?

Cheers,

Joe

(Founder of Fish Ranger)

 


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Time saver

Tue, 2017-03-21 05:46

nice one. It would save time. I generally do that (check a few different sites), it just takes time opening, reading, remembering, and then comparing. If it were all laid out in one would be pretty rad.  

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Baywind

Tue, 2017-03-21 06:14

 gives realtime wind on many locations. This may be useful to you. 

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Point in time limitation

Tue, 2017-03-21 06:29

 Hey Piston,  thanks for your post. While Baywind gives real time wind readings they are only point in time and don't give you any context for the measurement nor indication of what is likely to happen.

Wind can be a 'noisy' event, ie it swings up and down even though it is following a trend, so looking at one point in time is not going to give you a feel for what is really happening.  Live readings come through every 10 mins for most locations, at one interval it could be averaging 10 and gusting to 20 and at the next interval it could be averaging 20 and gusting to 30 (I have a perfect example chart to demonstrate this but I can't see any way to attach photos here?). 

So depending on what time interval you check at you could get a very different picture to what is actually happening there.   Having all the live readings for the day show you what has been happening to this point and having the forecast overlaid on top gives a good indication if its likely to increase or decrease in strength as well which Baywinds does not give you.

 

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Fishranger is unreal. Was

Tue, 2017-03-21 07:17

Fishranger is unreal. Was skeptical until I read your thorough write up on the ‘truth about weather forecast’ and it answered a lot of unanswered questions. You boiled it down with a scientific yet simple explanation of what makes one forecast more accurate than another, and why your site is the best. And it made sense, well played.

The live winds idea sounds good.
Some of my own thoughts.
If you could include some of the live winds that seabreeze doesn’t but willyweather does this would also be good (am aware most of these are inland but they are still a good indicator).

I like the live swell buoys too - height, period and direction for the same reason as live winds.

Make sure on every type of phone you can scroll your finger across and see the winds. ATM on my iPhone I can’t see the full text box to read the winds. If it does work, it only allows me to click on the graph, not slide across it to work out what time the wind comes in etcc - you have to keep tapping your finger trying to get closer to the right spot.

An app may be a good idea. Especially with big buttons that are easy to click with semi wet fingers on a boat. Webpages get painful when you have go to a new webpage to get data for the next location. Especially when that requires you zooming in to make sure the link is clicked correctly. And you have bugger all reception (most WA offshore fishing) so every refresh adds up. Even with home page shortcuts it just feels like a hassle (yes I’m lazy). Thats the one good thing about seabreeze, although its a webpage, all the south west info is on one page. You just have to scroll up and down (which is still possible with wet fingers as you monitor live readings in the sorrounding areas). Even weighing up options in the planning stage, its much easier to assess which boat launch within 100km would be the best option when you can simply scroll up and down to compare the forecast and live winds from all the anemometers in the area, instead of changing links. Especially when you are planning a trip and need to compare 3-4 days worth of fishing.

For that reason I like multiple locations (as an option) per page. I think the most important things to see for most fishos are wind speed/direction, primary swell height and period/direction & live winds. If you could combine those in one graph like seabreeze (which everyone is already used to) i think it would be easier to have multiple locations on one page. Maybe in your user settings you could remove the graphs you weren’t personally interested in (cloud cover, temp, secondary swell etc), then highlight specific areas you wanted to compare (from your saved locations) and see the live winds and predictions of all the places you asked and you can clearly compare. While i love those extras you include , for this purpose it would add too much clutter when comparing areas. I think that is my main drawback for fishranger, I can’t easily compare which area would be best to fish on my day off, for example. But yeah, awesome job, the "best forecast website, see the proof why, and oh yeah its free" will do you well as long as its user friendly, can be proven to work in real world (past week forecast vs live winds history can be viewed), and the word gets out.

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Great feedback!

Tue, 2017-03-21 13:52

Hey Sonofdarryl,

Thanks for your great comments! I’m glad you like the site and I don’t blame you for being sceptical, anyone who has a vested interest in declaring something is ‘better’ should be approached with caution. The thing is I am a fisherman, perfectionist and proud engineer.  I wanted to solve the ‘which weather site do I use’ problem once and for all and researched for a year before starting to build the site, which after assembling a team took a further two years. I know its been built to be the best and that article myself and the team wrote to explain why (www.fishranger.com.au/the_truth_about_weather_sites) does clear a lot of the waters around the topic. As you correctly point out, weather forecasting and weather sites use well understood scientific and mathematical principles. It’s not a ‘black art’ of secret formulas, it’s well understood processes and broadly used methods and there actually is a best answer.

Regarding the app, an Android app is currently on the Play store and an iPhone app is in development. In the meantime for Apple you can install the WebApp - yes its an extra step than going to the App store but it will give you the same result and can be done in under 30 sec (This video explains how if anyone is interested: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oY5n2RVdwA8&t ). If you have your favourite locations saved then it is much easier to change locations you just press the star and select the one you want, though I understand what you mean about fat, wet and cold fingers on the boat! I’ll have a think about how we can make the buttons easier to press.

Yes the new Wind Cast feature we wish to develop would include inland weather stations as well as stations on the coast, I agree they contribute to a better view of the overall conditions. We would have multiple locations on the one page with this feature, I hadn’t considered swell charts as well but I’ll have a think how we could do it as I think I understand what you would like – easy to use, everything on one page and get a view of the whole area at once. Thanks for the suggestion.

Regarding removing charts you are not interested in, you can already do this for the Forecast page. Create an account, go to account settings and you can select which charts you want to see and you can also change the display order. I will point out though that if you are interested in swell you should leave the secondary swell chart in view. Secondary swell can often be larger than primary swell and it comes down to the point at which the BoM meteorologist declares them one or the other. If you have two different swell fronts (which can occur from having two storms at different points in the ocean), then the larger one will be called the Primary Swell but after a couple of days it may die down and the other secondary swell front could be stronger yet its name hasn’t changed to primary yet. You should always look at both. If they are coming from significantly different directions it can cause huge wave crests where they intersect.

Regarding your comment about customising a page with different locations and the charts you want to see, I’ll have a think about that too. The building blocks are there its about coming up with the glue logic. I’ll also look into what we can do about incorporating live buoy data, this would be a great thing to add to the site.

Also, following your comment about the wind chart tooltip we’ve just made a change for mobile and tablet which is now live on production so you can slide the tooltip left and right rather than continually having to press it where you want it. Try it out. Given it is html based rather than native app it isn’t as smooth as it could be on older phones but its still acceptable IMHO.

We are always happy to take suggestions on new features you want to see or hear about things that annoy you so please tell us. Thanks again for your message, its feedback like this that really helps us understand users and make Fish Ranger better.

Joe

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 Anything that helps

Tue, 2017-03-21 07:52

 Anything that helps fishermen make safe decisions to go out has to worth the effort, sounds like a great idea. AND if you could add some key info from the anglers almanac that would top it off.

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 Thanks Tom. Thats our goal,

Tue, 2017-03-21 13:59

 Thanks Tom. Thats our goal, to arm fishermen with the best and most up to date information.

Can I ask what Almanac you use?   Solunar theory which most of these Almanac apps are based on is not a proven theory so we have been reluctant to incorporate it into Fish Ranger.   Do you use it to tell you peak fishing times or do you get other information from it? 

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 I use "The Great Outdoors

Tue, 2017-03-21 14:10

 I use "The Great Outdoors Anglers Almanac" to help with identifying best fishing times. Usually reliable I have found, interested in other peoples views though, a lot better fishermen out there than me.

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thanks

Tue, 2017-03-21 15:13

Thanks Tom I'll take a look at it. 

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Can you put a section on the

Tue, 2017-03-21 12:50

Can you put a section on the website, dedicated to FW and call it Prekorshuns?

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what da?

Tue, 2017-03-21 14:00

Swompa I don't get you, but I'm not sure I'm supposed to  

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 Long story short. There was

Tue, 2017-03-21 18:31

 Long story short. There was a wasted sperm sample here who went out in a tinny during a 25 knot nor wester to have a snapper fish. He couldn't spell...

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Oh no

Mon, 2017-03-27 16:08

Not that again!!
Popcorn at the ready if that ever starts again.
Just about burst into laughter.

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I discovered your site after

Tue, 2017-03-21 14:46

I discovered your site after reading your article mentioned above and since then am favouring the data on your site. I do however really like the graphical interface of willy weather. I like how you can overlay the live plots onto the prediction graphs.  You plans sound really good but it would also be good to get the live plot overlay on the existing pages. Also a small google map image popup showing the location of the station that the live feeds are coming from would be really good. Maybe you could put the weather station location on the map at the top of the page. (For example the Rottnest one is on the hill by the wind turbine)

Keep up the good work mate! great to see someone with our own interests developing these really helpful tools!

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Actually, I take it back, the

Tue, 2017-03-21 14:55

Actually, I take it back, the overlays are available on your site, I just hadn't had a good enough look at it yet.... 

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Real Time

Wed, 2017-03-22 10:04

 Hi Gruntre, yes real-time is there on the current day forecast.  And unlike Willyweather who only show average wind speed we show average speed and gust speed.

An additional thing we do that Willyweather don't is pick the weather station most representative of the selected location rather than the closest.  For some coastal locations Willy might pick a station 10km inland rather than one on the coast 12km away.  The one on the coast is much more likely to represnt conditions on the water than the one inland. 

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 Can u make this cyclone go

Tue, 2017-03-21 16:13

 Can u make this cyclone go away so my trip to exmouth isn't ruined

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 You guys have one over there

Sun, 2017-03-26 06:56

 You guys have one over there too, I'm watching this one called Debbie, who names a cyclone Debbie? Anyways, it looks bad. We're still at King Ash Bay in the NT looking after the caravan park, but out of here in a couple of weeks. Don't want any cyclones about when we're on the move again.

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hi JoeJust need some

Fri, 2017-03-24 04:43

hi Joe

Just need some clarification on your wind wave chart.

Is this equivalent to BOM's terminology of 'Sea' or 'Swell' ?

 

 

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Sea and swell terminology

Mon, 2017-03-27 09:33

Hi Stumpie,

Yes our text forecasts are provided by BoM so they are the same terminology - Sea refers to wind wave and swell referes to swell waves - which can be broken into Swell 1 and Swell 2.

The charts are driven by the same data that drives MetEye, though we show more of it such as every hour instead of every third hour, air pressure etc,

If you go to the Waves section of MetEye you will see the same terminology - Wind Vave (waves caused by wind), Swell 1 (Primary Swell front), Swell 2 (Secondary Swell front).

I hope that clears it up.  Apologies for the late reply I've been offline for a few days.

Joe

 

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Good site

Fri, 2017-03-24 07:44

 But every time i open the app it always tells me my email address is incorrect so i cant create favourite locations .you could also use spell correct fremantle only has 1 e at the start not freemantle

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email problems

Mon, 2017-03-27 09:36

Hi Scottnofish (lol!),

I've corrected the spelling mistake on Fremantle.   If you PM me your email address, or send it to  I'll look at your account and get it fixed up.

Cheers,

Joe 

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Graphs not clickable?

Mon, 2017-03-27 11:08

 looking at any of the graphs, you have to eyeball across the page back to the vertical axis to get a rough value of predictions? Not clickable, like, say, Willyweather where a cursor placed on the line will give an exact value of the prediction for a given time; This is Ok for looking at a single day view, but it gets very cramped for a weekly view. Just an observation. 

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chart tooltips available

Mon, 2017-03-27 12:37

Hi Ranmar850, thanks for your question however I'm not sure I fully inderstand it. All the charts do currently have tooltips so if you move your mouse over them (on PC) or press your finger on them (mobile or tablet), it will give you the values at that exact time in a little pop up box.

 

Is that what you meant or did you mean something else?  Also, what device are you using to look at the site - PC/mobile/tablet and if so what version/browser?

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that's what i'm talking about

Mon, 2017-03-27 19:05

 if I hover the cursor over anywhere on the graph, nothing happens. If I click on a graph, it brings a blank box on the vertical axis of the graph, but there appears to be no functionality in it?  using PC with Win 10

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strange

Mon, 2017-03-27 19:11

Hi Ranmar,   thats strange behaviour. What browser are you using?

If you are using Internet Explorer it will definately have problems as IE doesn't support vector graphics.   The new browser that comes with Windows 10 called Edge does support vector graphics and the site  should work fine however given the complexities with ad ons and updates it's possible your configuration doesn't work.

We reccomend using latest version of Chrome or Firefox.  If you have one of those installed give it a go and let me know.

Sorry that you are having these problems.

Joe

 

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Graphs

Wed, 2017-03-29 07:57

 Always have the latest version of Chrome running. I'll try with firefox.

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chrome should work

Thu, 2017-03-30 06:23

 Ranmar,  it should definately work with Chrome.  We do all our development work using Chrome so its our primary browser - and my PC is running Windows 10 as well.  I must say I have never seen a situation where the tooltip does not come up on the charts, it is strange.  Let me know how Firefox goes but without being on your computer there probably isn't much i can do.   I assume its working ok on your phone and you can seee the chart tooltips?

Joe

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Works on Chrome on my work computer

Thu, 2017-03-30 17:22

 No idea why it won't work on my other one, which is an i7 with 8Mb of RAM, fast machine. I'll keep trying--yes, works on Chrome on my Android phone. The grey block of the tootip comes up on the vertical axis on the left when I hover anywhere over the graph, but nothing else happens. No values attached to it either.  It's a touchscreen, and I haven't thought to try that. Get back to you.

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try now

Fri, 2017-03-31 17:03

Hi Ranmar,

we've made a change to the chart tooltip code to support the iOS app and it may fix the problem you are having.   Do you want to try it on the PC that didn't work and let me know if its fixed?

Joe 

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Weekend forecast

Tue, 2017-03-28 13:46

 Hi jgfisho

Based on your vast weather experience, can you please tell me how accurate this Sundays weather forecast is/will be? Based on previous days' conditions etc.  

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check barometer

Wed, 2017-03-29 06:11

Hi Ashen,

I don't know what area you are interested in so I can't give a specific view but I can tell you that the weather forecasts are most accurate for the first 3 days of the 7.  The way BoM put together data relies on two distinct sub-models, one of them covers the first 3 days and is the most detailed. So the best view of Sunday will be available on Friday morning. 

The other thing you can look at is the air pressure chart.  Stable air pressure corresponds with stable weather patterns so the flatter the air pressure chart over the week the more likely weather will be stable over the week  (= not strong winds bringing in new fronts).  I just had a look at Perth over the week and air pressure looks pretty flat so its a good sign the rest of the forecast over those days will be fairly accurate. 

Hope that helps.

Joe

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Thanks

Wed, 2017-03-29 06:36

 Thanks for that Joe.  I'm interested in forecast for Ocean Reef and Mindarie.

 

 

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@JoeI can't seem to find your

Wed, 2017-03-29 08:53

@Joe

I can't seem to find your swell wave graph. I can see the wind wave chart but not for swell. I clicked through all tabs as well but cannot find it. Could you point me to the correct page thanks.

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pick an ocean type location

Wed, 2017-03-29 09:14

Hi Stumpie,

We only show charts relevant for the location you have selected, if the location experiences swell then we will show the swell charts  You may have selected a location in a bay where swell doesn't exist?  Let me know which one you were looking it (there is a chance we configured it incorrectly too).   

Try picking a location inshore or offshore and they should all have swell charts.

Cheers,

Joe 

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@JoeI'm looking at Cockburn

Wed, 2017-03-29 10:04

@Joe

I'm looking at Cockburn Sound in Perth. 

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activated

Wed, 2017-03-29 17:58

Hi Stumpie,

With Garden Island right there I didn't think you got any significant swell so I had deactivaed it.   I have now turned it on so you will get swell and total wave charts at Cockburn Sounds.

Cheers,

Joe 

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Hi Joe I reckon the site is

Wed, 2017-03-29 20:11

Hi Joe

 I reckon the site is great mate. Especially all the data available. The web app is a little bit glitchy on iPhone but im sure your IOS app will sort that out.

Would be great to be able to see your favourites- current day and live wind all together on the one page so you could just scroll up and down and check each location quickly and compare. As said above, especially when offshore with limited reception which is quite often for us this would be super handy

cheers for adding a couple of new locations quickly for me too last week! 

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thanks

Thu, 2017-03-30 07:16

Hey Stevo,

Thanks for your feedback.    Yes I am aware of a few glitches while running the site as a webapp but can you tell me the one or two that annoy you most? I'll look at what we can do to fix them.

The iOS app we are currrently building is not fully native so unfortunately a lot of the glitches will still be present.   The app will give a presence on the app store, will manage (and enforce) sign in & authentication natively, and will manage geolocation natively, but the rest of the app will frame the existing site in webview.  

While I would love to build a full native app you are talking around 80k to get it built and at the moment Fish Ranger can't afford it as it has no income.   Unfortunatley fishing companies we have contacted so far have been unwilling to get onboard with advertising, many don't have an online advertising strategy they only do print and other media.  So while its not only cost over a few hundred thousand to build the site its currrently burning a lot of money operating as well (BoM data costs 13k pa alone).    This light weight iOS app will atleast give us a presence on the app store as many users don't know how to install a webapp/don't want to and we are hoping this will help to boost user numbers.

I'm glad you mentioned having a list of your favourite locations you can scroll up and down because the new feature I was talking about developing called Wind Cast is not that.   Wind Cast would show paired forecasts & observations from all surrounding observation stations, not a list of your favourites.  Having forecasts and real time for all your favourite locations in one big scrollable list doesn't solve the problem of the mismatch between the location of your forecast point and the location where real-time measurements are taken. Wind Cast would effectively provide a 3D live wind map because it gives a view of wind at a few points in the region and you can see the entire day (or week) forecast at a glance without needing to move to the next timestep (ie like on Meteye).

Having a menu that provides wind forecasts at each of your favourite locations is not something we've really considered but is it something you would use?  From a programming point of view its not that hard to have a page that just shows wind charts for each of your favourites listed down the page its straighforward.  One problem however is that only about 10% of users actualy sign in and use favourites.  I don't know why this is, I think its because people are generally technology fatigued and don't want to take the time to set them up.  This is one of the reasons we will enforce sign in with the new iOS app - its a much better experience when you are signed in and can save favourites, change units / chart order etc.

Also, I should point out now, given the reluctance of advertisers to get onboard we will not be able to keep the site running without a subscription based service.  My view was to build the new Wind Cast feature (and if you think a Wind Favourites feature would be good as well?) and charge a few dollars a month to acccess them while leaving the current feature set free.   Are people willing to pay for it?   Society has an expectation that information should be free and if it isn't then you just go somewhere it is (and make unknowing compromises in the process). But the reality is, given all the money spent to build the site to date, money required to keep it running, all without me being paid a dollar in 3 years despite this being my full time job, it is unfeasible to keep it going unless there is a steady income stream.   So please be honest (and I throw this open to anyone not you specificially Stevo) would you pay for it?

I've covered a few points there, probably too many for one post, but its written now so I'll leave it.

Cheers,

Joe

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Thanks Joe.Couple of glitches

Tue, 2017-04-04 19:20

Thanks Joe.

Couple of glitches i notice the most are when you first open the app it seems like its loaded and you scroll down to your forecast and it jumps back to the top, sometimes happens a second time when scrolling back down no biggie, just annoying. The other one is a little window often opens up when trying to scroill through the forecast on the graph and blocks the forecast. Sometimes i can get around it sometimes its hard to get past it. Only happens on iphone. See pic below. 

I can understand your reluctance for the full app- I didnt realise the costs were so high.

I think if having all your favourites in a scrollable list is easy to setup it would be quite handy. At the moment you can rearange the order of your favourlites list so I have them running south to north so it would be easy to compare spots close to each other. 

WindCast sounds like a winner. I used to pay an annual subscription for Premium Bouyweather untill MetEye came a long as no one else offered offshore forecasts so I would be happy to pay a bit again IF i was getting added features but more importanatly a more acccurate forrecast.

 

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me too

Fri, 2017-04-07 14:26

Hey Stevo,

Well you've actually picked up two of the things which have been annoying me lately too. I've asked the team to take a look at what we can do,  I'll give an update when we find out if we can or can't fix them.

Cheers,

Joe 

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Subscription

Thu, 2017-03-30 18:54

 I f your site does the business I would be willing to pay for it.

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good to know

Fri, 2017-03-31 05:57

Thanks Crano, appreciate your confirmation.   

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m/s wind

Sun, 2017-04-09 19:04

Hi Joe,
maybe im missing it, but is there a way to change knots to meter per second in wind? i realise knots is more general use, hoever i've always used m/s and relate to it a lot easier.

Guy 

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Yes

Mon, 2017-04-10 06:34

Hi Guy,

Yes you can change the units to m/s.  You need to create an account and then you go to My Account -> Account Settings -> Unit Preferences

You can also change the chart order and save favourites when logged in.

The site is 10x better when you are logged in and can save favourties  so create an account and give it a go.

Joe

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 yeah cheers Joe, that was

Mon, 2017-04-10 08:19

 yeah cheers Joe, that was silly of me, i thought i was logged in!  apprecaite it :)

 

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 I like the wind cast idea,

Mon, 2017-04-10 07:03

 I like the wind cast idea, I've wanted this for ages !

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 Thanks 420, appreciate the

Mon, 2017-04-10 07:30

 Thanks 420, appreciate the feedback.  When you say you've wanted it for ages, do you mean within the context of using and knowing about Fish Ranger or you've wanted this feature even before you knew about Fish Ranger?