Weather and Tide Links

Winds at National Airport
Wind speeds reported in the hourly observation are 2 minute averages in the 10 minutes preceding the observation time (usually H+55). Peak gusts are reported only when gusts reach or exceed 25 knots. Gusts are reported only if recorded in the 10 minutes preceding the observation time.

Wind speed and direction over the previous 8 hours at National Airport

NOAA National Data Buoy Center Haines Point Buoy

Chesapeake Bay NOAA Surface Wind Forecast

Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System  — click on the buoy labeled Upper Potomac to see real time (and historical) conditions just south of the Wilson Bridge — click on the other buoys to see conditions around the bay.  Very slick! wind speed & direction archives & forecasts

Wind Contours


Accuweather’s Real-time Radar View
(check on T-storms in the area before going down to the marina for an evening sail)

WeatherBug – National Airport

River Temperature and Level

Local Forecast (Accuweather)

Local Forecast (Wunderground)

Marine Forecast (Potomac)

Marine Forecast (Chesapeake)

SSA’s Weather Links Page

Wind on the Bay  (Thomas Point Light)

NOAA National Weather Service Graphic Forecasts

There is a wealth of weather information on the internet. Please let us know which sites you have found useful.Webmaster

Sailing Links

PRSA Burgee
Potomac River Sailing Assoc.

Washington Sailing Marina

Governing Bodies

International Lightning Class Association (ILCA) US Sailing

International Sailing Federation

Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association

Dixie District Fleets and Clubs

Fleet 192, Lower Susquehanna at Havre De Grace, MD

Fleet 329, Severn Sailing Assoc (SSA)

Fleet 508, Southern Maryland Sailing Association (SMSA)

Fleet 509, Hampton Yacht Club 

Fleet 253, Susquehanna River at Long Level, PA

Fleet 513, Rock Hall Yacht Club (Chuck Parry)

Sail Makers

North Sails Lightning Page

Shore Sails Lightning Page

Quantum Sails Lightning Page

Gear and Hardware

Layline Lightning Page

Annapolis Performance Sailing (APS)

Nickels Boat Works

Sailing News

Spinsheet – Chesapeake Bay Sailing

Sailing Source

District of Columbia Community Sailing

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