Squid Mobile is a free, powerful and yet the easiest and most comprehensive requester and viewer of Grib Files (weather files).
Now available for a large audience of sailors. It doesn’t matter if you are an occasional cruiser or a keen racer, if you are an off-shore solo navigator or coastal dinghy sailor. Squid has all the forecasts data you need, selected for their best possible accuracy, covering any region, any playground around the globe.
Squid Mobile App has been developed by GreatCircle. Chosen by the most demanding navigators since 2010, on board almost every sailing boat, while tempting and often succeeding, a world speed sailing record formalized by the WSSRC.
In 2015 Squid was the exclusive supplier of weather data for the Volvo Ocean Race, the Official Partner providing weather data for 300 boats during the Rolex Fastnet Race, participated in the Transpac and Atlantic and North-East Passage records… and still delivered daily thousands passionate sailors with high resolution forecasts and observations.
Models: GFS, ECMWF, HiRLAM, AROME, ARPEGE, GEM, GCWF, NAM …
Multi model viewer to compare and analyze con - divergences
Routing and way-point editor with : bearing Compass, database of major cruising and racing boat polars, roadbook reporting, cloud routing and multiple road comparisons.
Up to 10 days forecasts by steps of 1 or 3 hours
Direct grib download or as mail attachment for easy sharing and opening in other applications
Multi-model meteograms for easy comparisons (MSLP and wind in V1)
Customized views by color gradients, isolines, barbs and arrows.
Combining both CPU and graphical processor for smooth animations
Compatible with Iridium GO!®
Wind, 10m, 925 Hpa, and gusts
Currents, direction and force
Sea state, swell, windwaves, height and direction