[nSLUG] Local weather information...

Gerald linux at zdoit.airpost.net
Mon Feb 23 11:19:04 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,

http://www.wunderground.com/weatherstation/WXDailyHistory.asp?ID=M44258
is a bouy with hourly data which I found on
http://www.wunderground.com/wundermap/?lat=44.88000107&lon=-63.50000000&zoom=10&pin=Halifax%2c%20Nova%20Scotia

-- 
Gerald



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