Useful weather resources...


XC Weather
Free site with data from METARS and Buoys. Aberporth airfield and buoy give reasonable readings for Mid Wales.
Aberporth Buoy
Aberporth Buoy located a few miles offshore from Mid Wales
Rain Today?
Good site for checking if rain is going to spoil your day. Much better than Met Office rain maps.
Aberystwyth RNLI Station
RNLI Weather Station on Aberystwyth Prom by the harbour
Skylink Weather
Same data source as XC weather.
Llyn Llydaw weather station
Weather station at Llyn Llydaw on Snowdon.
Ogwen Valley Weatherstation
Weather Station run by Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue.
Wendy Windblows
Network of weather stations with access by subscription or premium phone lines. Has no stations in Mid Wales.


Trawsgoed Webcam
Scanning webcam of the sky over the Met Office station at Trawsgoed (nr Aberystwyth). Weather data from this station are of little use for flying due to it's sheltered location.
Snowdon Webcams
Two webcams in Eryri.
Oggy Cam
Webcam run by Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue.

Gliding Forecasts

Accuweather for Snowdonia
A relatively new site with very useful forecasts.
RASP Thermal Strength Forecast
Map of UK providing Regional Atmospheric Soaring Prediction forecasts.
RASP Blipspot Forecast
Another site providing local RASP forecasts based on British Gliding Association turning point locations.

General Forecasts

Metcheck for Aberystwyth
WindGuru for Anglesey
BBC Weather Centre's forecast for Wales's forecast for Aberystwth

Met Office Forecasts

Brecon Beacons
Eryri (Snowdonia)