Oceanic North Atlantic

Oceanic North Atlantic

This package is the indispensable tool when crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
Access to the best high resolution models, hourly forecast and one kilometre resolution for most of the areas.

Anticipate the wind speed and direction shifts all day long
Detect stormy areas and tropical depressions to navigate safely
Optimise your routing according to the wind and the current with the routing module

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260,00 € tax incl.

  • 6 months
  • 1 year

 
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Squid has been chosen as official weather provider since 2014 for all the teams of the Volvo Ocean Race. Squid also provides marine weather services for the 27 boats of the Vendée Globe as well as for most of the sailing boats that have won all the major regattas these last years. Chosen by the greatest figures in sailing and by numerous amateurs eager to operate a high-quality tool, Squid has proved tremendous success through its data and service expertise.

Squid, your partner for a successful transat!

In a single subscription you will find the whole of the Atlantic from the European coast to the American continent, from the North Pole to Ecuador. The covered area also allows sailing in the Mediterranean (Corsica, Baleares, Sardinia ...) and the Caribbean.

Ideal subscription to plan and obtain the weather of your Atlantic crossing, your cruises in the Caribbean, Azores, Madeira, Sicily, Iceland, etc.

 

forecasts squid Forecast Models
 
 
  • ECMWF-GC up to 9km for 10 dayrs (currently the best weather model available)
  • GFS (25, 56 & 112 km) for 10 & 16 days
  • Arpege - Météo France 56 km
  • Local high-resolution models for departure & arrival :
    • Arôme - Météo France 1 km & 2,5 km
    • Arpege - Météo France 9
    • Hirlam 9 km
    • Harmonie 9 km
    • HRRR, RAP, NAM, NAM Nest Conus (high resolution models along side US coast, up to hourly updated)
    • GCWF 9km (Great Circle WRF)
  • GEFS probabilist/ensemble models (56km, 20 scenarii + Average & Control)

 

forecasts squid Waves & Currents
 
 
  • WW3 52 km
  • WW3 EU 18 km
  • MyOcean Mercator 8 km
  • MyOcean IBI 2,5 km with tidal currents
  • WAM Météo France Arpège & Arôme
  • WAM Météo France ECMWF 20 km
  • WAM Mediterraen Sea Copernicus 5 km
  • RTOFS

 

observations squid Observations & Charts
 
 
  • Satellite images : high-resolution & colorized from various sources (METEOSAT, GOES, Himawari)
  • Synoptic charts (Bracknell, … )
  • Observations from buoys and weather stations
  • SYNOP
  • METAR

 

routage squid Routage
 
 
  • Routes & waypoints
  • Polar editor
  • Isochronic routing
  • Best-Start : help you choose the best start schedule (safety, performance, maximum conditions,... )

 

routage squid Fonctionnalités
 
 
  • Squid is intuitive and user-friendly
  • Optimisation of the file compression to reduce size and time of data transfer on-board
  • Multiple display mode / layers (barbs, streamlines, meteograms, …)
  • Gribmail : receive your forecast and routing by mail (essential if you use an Satellite/Iridium phone)

 

routage squid Support
 
 
  • Free online tutorials
  • Customers helpdesk by e-mail & phone

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