Weather bulletins Barcelona provide local and international information on the weather. Weather bulletins Barcelona also provide interesting sailing tour weather information on the the water levels, currents, high and low tides, and give forecasts and warnings for the safety and protection of marine life and property.
Before we set sail we always check the weather bulletin, so that we know your booked tour is going to be a success. Explanation on wind and weather abbreviations can be found here. Weather warning for the whole of Europe are listed very well graphically on this site. The internet is not yet officially part of the Maritime Safety Information system (MSI) and it is good to also look at the formal weather information channels NAVTEX before your tour, for the latest information on weather , a good link for the more serious sailors is the NAVTEX forecast.
Barcelona sail uses these weather bulletins every day to assure that we can safely go out sailing and have fun on the water. Weather bulletins come in different formats and from different sources, sometimes the weather bulletins greatly differ in the weather information they provide. There are local weather bulletins that provide coastal weather information such a wave height and currents and there are passage weather bulletins that provide winds information and variations for larger sea areas. Passage weather bulletins are used to set out a long sailing tour. When we cross to the islands we always consult this page.
Forecasting the weather can also be done by looking into the clouds, at Barcelona sail we can teach you the basics of weather forecasting by looking at the clouds and reading the barometer. Barcelona sail shares the knowledge so that after sailing each time you can learn a little bit about some item. This is an easy way to learn about sailing and everything around sailing little weather bulletins.