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    Weather reports are important and as boaters, I think we all know how they accurate they are!

    It appears that one of the main reasons of this is that there is not enough data and the data is often unreliable (Read more: Why Marine Weather Forecasts Are So Inaccurate - And How To Improve Them).

    So as Saillogger, we introduced a new feature to make it super easy for you to share your own data and make your boat a moving Windy.com weather station!

    When you go to your settings, you will now see the option to turn your boat into a weather station under public profile.

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    This feature requires a few things:

    You need to use Saillogger plugin version 2.3.0 or later

    You must configure monitoring data source for wind direction as environment.wind.directionTrue on Saillogger plugin, which is the default starting with 2.3.0. This is necessary because reporting apparent wind directions to Windy will be very confusing for those who are processing it.

    Data for environment.wind.directionTrue will likely be unavailable in your NMEA network, which is expected. You can use the derived-data plugin to easily calculate it.

    You need to have outdoor temperature coming through environment.outside.temperature. This is required as Windy.com doesn't accept observations that don't include temperature readings.

    While not enforced through the user interface, we highly recommend to use environment.wind.speedTrue for wind speed. This won't matter at anchor or a marina but will matter when you are underway.

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    Hi there

    I have tested and seems that the language pack fix did the trick

    Good luck finding a designer, I wish I could help, but I have not been actively coding for years. That being said, in banking, we often reach to university students as interns to do small developments/projects. What language are you using for the front end?
    Anyway, feel free to send me an email directly with details, happy to see if I can help


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