[nSLUG] Local weather information...

Gerald linux at zdoit.airpost.net
Mon Feb 23 11:16:00 AST 2009


David Potter wrote:
> 
> Sitting here listening to the wind... the sailor in me is wishing I had
> access to real time weather observations (wind strength/gusts, etc...).
> 
> In the HRM area there are a number of sites that collect data
> continuously, the bridges, etc...  Does anyone know if there is any way
> to get that type of information to my desktop?
> 
> I'm not sure where the Gnome weather applet is getting info perhaps
> Yahoo or Google?
> 
> David

David,

For real time http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/71395.html is
one private weather observation source. Look around Weather Underground
for more. You might find some from buoys.

The NS Highway Department has some too:
http://gov.ns.ca/tran/cameras/camdetails.asp?id=Waverley

-- 
Gerald



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