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New ! Special Weather Forecast for the yachtsman.

You are planing to sail to the East Mediterranean ? It is essential to check the weather ! We provide a special weather forecast designated for the yachtsman. The forecast is produced by the Israeli Meteorological Service and presented for the first time on the internet exclusively by the Sailing News. The forecast will be on the site at 09:30 AM local time - 07:30 GMT. It will be presented according to the meteorological areas of the East Med. Please note the area map appearing in the "WEATHER" section of the site, "click" on any desirable area and a comprehensive weather forecast will appear instantly. The definitions for the sea state as following:
"Smooth" - wave height up to 0.3 meter.
"Slight" - 0.3 to 0.6 meter.
"Slight to moderate" - 0.6 to 1.2 meter.
"Moderate" - 1.2 to 2.5 meter.
"Rough" - 2.5 to 4 meter.
"Very rough" - 4 to 6 meter.
"Storm or Gale" - above 6 meters (Wave height are relating to the sea state offshore).
Please note also the Beaufort Scale table appearing in the "WEATHER" section.


5/11/2000

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