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MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map


Postby Chris Mac » Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:08 am

I quickly threw this together to help me see exactly where the MWIS forecast areas are and thought i'd share it here in case anyone else finds it useful:
MWIS Scottish forecast areas.jpg

http://www.mwis.org.uk/scottish-forecast
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby inca » Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:06 am

Useful graphic Chris. Often wondered why the MWIS doesn't have something like this on its website. Thanks for posting 👍
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby malrobb » Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:09 pm

Thanks for doing this. I too am surprised that they don't have a map that you can click on to access the relevant forecast. I fed this back to them but no changes yet.

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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby AHillTooFar » Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:42 pm

This is why I like the met office approach. Shows the areas the forecasts apply to.
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby Lightfoot2017 » Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:57 pm

Really useful. Thanks for doing this. :clap:
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby mikebeattie1 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:16 pm

thanks very handy :clap:
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby razzah » Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:35 pm

Very handy - thanks for posting. I was wondering which forecast to use for Rum the other day.
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby jmarkb » Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:52 pm

Rum appears to be right on the border between W and NW Highlands, so its probably worth reading both forecasts. It's also not clear whether NW Highlands really includes the Outer Isles or Orkney.
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby Chris Mac » Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:00 am

You're all very welcome, it was a rush job as you can see, made using the GPS map and waypoints. My first one included Shetland but was too tall, I also have an option with Orkney but decided to keep that in (sorry Shetland) as I figured it was close enough to warrant being included in the Northwest Highlands. I also have a version without Orkney but as there is appetite for this map i'll make a better one tomorrow and improve the accuracy as much as I can.
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby razzah » Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:31 am

jmarkb wrote:Rum appears to be right on the border between W and NW Highlands, so its probably worth reading both forecasts


Yeah I ended up reading both and picking the best one :lol:
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby Chris Mac » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:04 pm

Updated version using a better map and attempting to get the sections as accurate as possible:
MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map2.jpg
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby Dom Mcginley » Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:29 pm

Thanks very useful. :clap:
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby Lightfoot2017 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:51 am

Chris Mac wrote:Updated version using a better map and attempting to get the sections as accurate as possible:
MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map2.jpg


Again, really helpful. Thanks for taking the time to do this. :clap:

Makes you wonder why the MWIS people haven't done this themselves!
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby paulG2 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:57 pm

if this was Facebook consider this a Super Like!
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Re: MWIS Scottish Forecasts Map

Postby Lightfoot2017 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:51 pm

paulG2 wrote:if this was Facebook consider this a Super Like!


Like.
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