Laurentia Beach new weather station with a webcan

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Laurentia Beach new weather station with a webcan

Post by davec » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:23 pm

My neighbour Chris a few doors to the north of us now has a live weather station.
http://laurentiabeach.s3-website.ca-cen ... GGMXOoqntE

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Post by Myron » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:32 pm

Nice station!
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Re: Laurentia Beach new weather station with a webcan

Post by ChrisAtBoost » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:46 pm

Holy crap. We need stations like that all over.

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Re: Laurentia Beach new weather station with a webcan

Post by hangliderman2000 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:36 pm

That is superb . We might have to sell our cottage at VB and move next door to Dave and Susan. ;-)
I checked that station and it’s amazing.

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Re: Laurentia Beach new weather station with a webcan

Post by alkoop » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:06 pm

Could you find out make and model and where purchased? I've been looking for awhile and haven't settled on any particular unit. This one shows data that looks impressive. Also is it SIM capable or only wifi?
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Post by Myron » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:30 pm

According to the bottom of the web page, it's an AcuRite 06004
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Re: Laurentia Beach new weather station with a webcan

Post by neilmack » Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:02 pm

Al, Be sure to read sections on batteries. The lithium batteries for the sensor unit are NOT recharged by the unit’s solar panel.

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https://www.acurite.com/kbase/General/0 ... ensor.html
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Appears you need to install the wind sensor within 330 ft of the display console. The link between the sensor & console is RF wireless. I’m guessing the display console inside your house/ cottage connects to the internet.

The owner has registered this PWS station on The Weather Underground. Updates on WU appear to be ever 4 to 5 minutes - which is super nice and greatly needed compared to EC’s 1 hour update.

I’ll send emails to iKiteSurf & Wind Alert to they can add this new station to their apps. iKiteSurf usually sets up a PWS on 15 minute updates.

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Re: Laurentia Beach new weather station with a webcan

Post by neilmack » Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:52 am

Update:

Following email was sent today to both IKiteSurf (weatherflow) and WindFinder.
Both apps are very quick at responding to these requests.

If you want to see this station in another apps, ...suggestion: copy & paste & forward to your favourite weather app.

Exact station location was verified with assistance from Dave C.

PWS = Private Weather Station


Date: Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 8:42 AM
Subject: Station Add Request - Laurentia Beach

Hello iKiteSurf, and WindFinder

Please add this new PWS ,

https://www.wunderground.com/personal-w ... =ISTLAURE4

http://laurentiabeach.s3-website.ca-cen ... GGMXOoqntE


Station Name: Laurentia Beach


Location: Laurentia Beach, on Lake Manitoba, near town of St. Laurent, Manitoba, Canada

PIN on Google Map:
50°25'34.8"N 97°57'45.6"W
https://goo.gl/maps/vrZANbfcw9w


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Re: Laurentia Beach new weather station with a webcan

Post by davec » Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:06 am

Nice work Neil. Always appreciate how through you are.

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Re: Laurentia Beach new weather station with a webcan

Post by neilmack » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:43 am

Thanks Dave . :grin:
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Update #2

iKiteSurf ( voted Best Wind App by this user ;-) )

The new Laurentia Beach PWS is now up and visible on the “always free / no charge to use in Manitoba ” iKiteSurf app. The iKiteSurf app is no charge, the access is no charge , unless you are viewing a special gold coloured weather stations funded by iKiteSurf. None of these pay-to-view weather stations exist in Manitoba or NW Ontario.
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After downloading the app.....
You will need to zoom in on your screen to see Laurentia Beach.
Tap on the white weather station icon to see free wind forecast, wind graph , etc
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Wind Finder

Not going to happen and don’t know why.
WindFinder used to be so willing to add weather stations.???
Here’s the recent email from WindFinder.

From: Windfinder Support <info@windfinder.com>
Date: Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 6:46 AM
Subject: Re: Station Add Request - Laurentia Beach

Hello Neil,

I am sorry, at the moment we do not add new weather stations to our network. However I have added your weather station to our backlog, when this will become availble again I will add your weather station. I cannot give you an estimated time though.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Best regards

Jonas Kaufmann

Windfinder.com GmbH & Co. KG
Boltenhagener Str. 4
24106 Kiel
GERMANY
phone: +49 431 8008643
fax: +49 431 8008644
Skype: windfinder.com
www.windfinder.com
Sitz: Kiel, Handelsregister: Kiel HRA 6742 KI
VAT-Identification No.: DE268454511
Komplementärin: Windfinder.com Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH
Sitz: Kiel, Handelsregister: Kiel HRB 11064 KI
Geschäftsführer: Oliver König, Jonas Kaufmann

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