Weather Sources

Weather files can be loaded in 2 different ways in Avalon Offshore::

  • Manually, from external grib files that users can get on the Internet or via Saildocs. See chapter on “loading external grib files” in the user’s guide.
  • Automatically: If you have specified to Avalon your preferred weather sources, Avalon will download automatically from our server the necessary weather data based on your planned route points and your cruise estimated duration.

Available automatic weather sources are::

Winds (Direction, Speed and Gust)

Meteo France
NAM (North American Mesoscale)


Generated using E.U. Copernicus Marine Service Information

Waves (swell and wind)

Other weather data