mobileGRIB light

mobileGRIB light

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mobileGRIB light is a fully functional version with outdated GRIB files. To receive actual GRIB forecasts, please purchase the full version.

Full version description:

mobileGRIB is a GRIB2 viewer for Android. It enables sailors and hobby meteorologists to have detailed weather information always available. This is done by downloading GRIB files of any region of interest. Source for the Gridded Binaries is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Forecast times and variables can be chosen from pressure, wind arrows, temperature, cloud cover, humidity and precipitation for the upcoming 8 days between a resolution of 1° x 1° or, for even more detail, 0.5° x 0.5°. By selecting only what the user needs, this procedure will keep the size of the downloaded GRIB file low, making it especially convenient for low bandwidth regions covered only by Edge or GPRS networks, or simply regions with low cellular coverage.
Downloaded map tiles will be cached for offline use. This is why we highly recommend our users to browse through the desired area and zoom level before going offline, in order to always have the map tiles cached for offshore use.

Upcoming features:

* L and H signs for pressure
* Isotherms
* Waves
* Windmap
* Combined numerical data
* Weather Animation
* 16 days forecast
* and much, much more to be added..stay tuned!

Tags: grib files, grib, grib viewer, grib file viewer, gribfiles, grib2 viewer, mobilegrib light, grib file, anroid gribfile, grib reader.

Recently changed in this version

* re-engineered fetch data dialog
* added 8 days forecast
* massive speed improvement of GRIB creation on server
* fixed sound muting on exit
* fixed grib reload on same area
* added numerical data
* remember position on exit
* changed coordinates to nautical values
* smaller corrections


Comments and ratings for mobileGRIB light
  • (46 stars)

    by Vanchindorj .U on 08/07/2013

    nice work

  • (46 stars)

    by Ulziisaikhan Vanchindorj on 08/07/2013

    nice work

  • (46 stars)

    by Jamie Furlong on 03/02/2013

    Map is rubbish. Tried zooming in to Maldives but they don't exist! Also the grib file display is buggy with bits missing.

  • (46 stars)

    by Nicko Brennan on 10/01/2013

    This is a good basic viewer however it lacks more advanced features such as animation, meteograms (graphs) and support for weather models other than GFS that better apps like PocketGrib have.

  • (46 stars)

    by Allen Goldstein on 01/01/2013

    I am a sailor and have been using mobilegrib for a year or so now. I just found pocketgrib which animates, shows multiple layers at once, and can display data as graphs and tables for any given locale. If you use grib data, pocketgrib is well worth the

  • (46 stars)

    by A Google User on 16/11/2012

    Where are the waves? Change log from 1 year ago says waves coming in 1.5. I am happy to pay but need wave data. Is app still supported?

  • (46 stars)

    by Stephan on 19/09/2011

    Great App! Dev's made a great leap forward since the first version - much smother map-scrooling and time/date switching! keep it up! Definitely a buy!