Windfinder: Wind & Weather map 4+

Tides, waves & storm forecast


    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Windfinder gives you accurate global forecasts for wind, weather, tides & waves. Reliable and easy to use for sailing and outdoor sports.
New: wind and weather widgets!

Detailed wind and weather forecasts for your location.
See wind, waves, tides and weather reports and current wind measurements for your own weather predictions. Easy to use and free of charge.


+ Detailed wind and weather forecasts for over 160,000 locations
+ Current wind and weather measurements in real-time from 21,000 weather stations
+ Tide forecasts with high and low tide based on 20,000 tide stations
+ Configure your favorites: save nearby spots and monitor the weather for your vacation
+ Animated wind map for a global wind overview
+ Small Wind Widgets (current conditions)
+ New: Severe weather warnings for Europe and the US
+ Measurements listed in knots, Beaufort, mph, km/h and m/s
+ Parameters: Wind speed, wind direction, gusts, air temperature, felt temperature, clouds coverage, precipitation, air pressure, wave height, wave period and wave direction
+ Webcams worldwide
+ Optimized display for optimal readability on the go and on any mobile device
+ Optimized data transfer for a quicker load speed
+ Topographic maps provide a quick overview of weather conditions and help with route planning
+ Easy to use interface - even with cold hands


• Kitesurfing & Windsurfing – find that next storm or windy days next door or at your next vacation
• Sailing – plan your next sailing trip and ensure safe passage by avoiding bad weather at sea
• Wing Foiling - Catch the best wind
• Surfing – find the perfect wave and high swell
• Dinghy sailing & regatta racers – prepare carefully for your next regatta
• SUP & Kayak – make sure high waves and wind don’t risk your adventures
• Paragliding – find a good wind right from the start
• Fishing – ensure a good catch with wind directions and tides
• Cycling, hiking & trekking – check if it will be windy on your route and take the right clothes and gear
• Boat owners & captains – keep an eye on the current wind conditions and tides
• ... anyone interested in reliable wind and weather predictions


Subscribe to Windfinder Plus to get access to all features.
Windfinder Plus is made for professionals, weather enthusiasts, athletes, captains and everybody who needs a plus in wind and weather forecasting. With Windfinder Plus you also get:

+ Wind alerts: Specify your preferred wind conditions and get notified when windy or calm days are forecasted
+ Superforecast: our hourly high-resolution forecasting model for North America, Europe, South Africa, Egypt and the Canary Islands
+ Wind & Weather widgets in all sizes with wind preview
+ Ad free: no distractions
+ Wind preview: get a quick visual overview of the next ten days
+ Animated wind speed maps with wind gusts, temperature, precipitation and topographic images
+ Wind report map: Real-time wind measurements from over 21,000 stations directly on the wind map
+ all webcams in the area
+ many more
Windfinder Plus is available as an In App Purchase.

Windfinder Plus: We offer auto-renewable "Windfinder Plus" subscriptions for one month or one year. The subscription unlocks the full feature set of Windfinder Plus.
Remove Ads: We offer auto-renewable "Remove Ads" subscriptions for 3 months, 6 months or one year. The app will be free of ads while the "Remove Ads" subscription is active.

A free trial period of 7 days is offered. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. You will be charged for another period (1 month, 3 months, 6 months or one year) unless you cancel at least 24 hours before the subscription is renewed. You can turn off the auto-renewal in your account settings after purchase.
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What’s New

Version 5.32.0

- Bugfixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
5.3K Ratings

5.3K Ratings

Rob.i.2000 ,


Good app for finding what the wind and waves are doing for a spot of kayaking. So far been out at sea 4 times using it and it’s been accurate each time. A good starting guide to the weather. Going out today and it predicts hot weather, flat seas and gentle breezes. Should be a good day round the island

Available for all ,

Widget not working

As a wind app for sailing and stuff I love it, so much so I bought the yearly premium subscription. All the features work except for the widgets which I am unable to add to my Home Screen. I have emailed customer support and have received a reply but it wasn’t helpful and just repeated what the website said and didn’t solve the issue. My phone is updated so it’s not that and I have a account set up and have had premium for over a month now and it’s still not working. Could you please solve this issue, I really like your app and think you have a great product. Only things I think you could add is the ability to see tide times and levels and what the tides strength is and more detailed weather information as there is lots of detail for wind which I get is the purpose of the app but still I think it could do with more weather descriptions and stuff. Also if you could make the app support Siri that would be really good and a nice feature that you could add to the premium subscription to encourage people to pay the wee bit extra which isn’t much but definitely worth it.

Developer Response ,

first of all, thank you for deciding to subscribe to Windfinder Plus and your detailed feedback and your feature requests.

Regarding tide data: we have tide forecast data as well, but it is not available for all spots. The spot needs to be located nearby a tide measurement station. We created a video how to get and read tide data:
Which other "more weather descriptions and stuff" do you wish to see in Windfinder? Other forecast parameters? We are keen to know!

About your issue not being able to get the Widgets: please contact our support team again! Please write a message with the feedback form out of the app. We will give our best to solve that issue.We apologize for the inconvenience.

PortchieSlax ,

Some odd omissions

Whilst the super forecast appear good, there are some annoying omissions: It isn’t possible to add your current location to the favourites list; it isn’t possible to edit the name of favourite location or add a note; it isn’t possible to add a location from the map to favourites; the forecasts default to daylight hrs only rather than 24hrs. All of these features are available with Windy and other apps. However, as mentioned, the super forecast is good.


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