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Old 10-18-2019, 10:06 PM   #1
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Is there a wind app that is worth anything?

Accuweather is same thing Huntstand uses and they give opposing info

Accuweather is usually right but only tells you what it is doing right now

Tired of planning to hunt a stand only to figure out once I get out in the area that the wind is not out of the direction the app claimed it was


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Old 10-18-2019, 10:10 PM   #2
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Old 10-18-2019, 10:18 PM   #3
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I use windy and my radar
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Old 10-18-2019, 10:18 PM   #4
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Never had a problem with Huntstand
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Old 10-18-2019, 10:23 PM   #5
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When I had an iPhone the primos wind app was great

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Old 10-18-2019, 10:37 PM   #6
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I use weather.gov, aka NOAA National Weather Service. Click on the region you want data for, then click on the map to pinpoint your location. Once you get to the detail page, scroll to the bottom, and on the lower right there are two maps labelled "National Digital Forecast Database". I click on the map on the left and zoom in to closest level. From that map you can select look at several weather elements, like wind speed and direction, wind gust, humidity, sky cover, etc. It covers 7 days, and is broken down into time frames, as well. I have found it to be very accurate out to 72 hours and pretty accurate for the rest of the week.


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Old 10-18-2019, 10:37 PM   #7
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I use windy and my radar
I use windy as well and itís always spot on
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Old 10-18-2019, 10:38 PM   #8
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weather bug is really good.
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Old 10-18-2019, 10:47 PM   #9
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When I had an iPhone the primos wind app was great

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Works great for me as well
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Old 10-18-2019, 10:51 PM   #10
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Ok I will check some of them out

Appreciate the suggestions


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Old 10-18-2019, 10:51 PM   #11
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Old 10-18-2019, 11:09 PM   #12
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Weatherbug. The wind is about the only thing any get correct anymore
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Old 10-18-2019, 11:43 PM   #13
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For straight wind data you canít beat Windfinder Pro. The normal feed is pretty good to plan around and the three day super forecast is crazy accurate.


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Old 10-19-2019, 12:00 AM   #14
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I have no complaints with dark sky
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Old 10-19-2019, 06:52 AM   #15
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Old 10-19-2019, 06:56 AM   #16
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I like the Primos wind app
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Old 10-19-2019, 07:31 AM   #17
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HuntStand has always been right for me
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Old 10-19-2019, 07:36 AM   #18
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I gonna use a weathervane at deer camp.
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Old 10-19-2019, 08:05 AM   #19
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I use wunderground,wind finder pro, and Ventusky.
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Old 10-19-2019, 08:06 AM   #20
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Old 10-19-2019, 08:07 AM   #21
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NEW APP - called Dark Sky..... best I have used, breaks down wind direction, speed, gust, by the hour on forecast
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Old 10-19-2019, 08:11 AM   #22
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For straight wind data you canít beat Windfinder Pro. The normal feed is pretty good to plan around and the three day super forecast is crazy accurate.


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+1 for windfinder pro
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Old 10-19-2019, 08:43 AM   #23
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Windy app
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Old 10-19-2019, 08:56 AM   #24
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Have y'all actually found Huntstand to be off? Always seems to be pretty close for me.

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Old 10-19-2019, 11:03 AM   #25
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I use dark sky for https://thehuntersight.com
7 day weather forecast
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Old 10-19-2019, 11:21 AM   #26
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For straight wind data you can’t beat Windfinder Pro. The normal feed is pretty good to plan around and the three day super forecast is crazy accurate.


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Dead on! I use Windfinder and have locations marked for my specific stands in other countries. Crazy accurate on two or three days out.
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Old 10-19-2019, 11:25 AM   #27
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Wunderground is usually pretty good


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Old 10-19-2019, 12:27 PM   #28
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Have y'all actually found Huntstand to be off? Always seems to be pretty close for me.

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Yep

180 deg off the other morning

Thought I might be imagining wind on my neck so pulled out puffer and verified it was 180 different from what screen was showing


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Old 10-19-2019, 01:39 PM   #29
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Thanks for this. i'm definitely gonna try a couple of these.

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