Meteo guide

Daily weather report
Know the situation and weather forecasts of the race

Weather conditions and forecasts out to three days

Every day, starting from December 30th, the Barcelona World Race weather forecast, developed by Marcel van Triest, will be published.

This information is just like the one received by the skippers on board and you will have access to it in the METEO section. We will talk daily about the weather in the Barcelona World Race Live program (2:30 p.m. /  2:45 p.m. / 3:00 p.m. / 3:15 p.m.)

The Barcelona World Race weather forecast includes:

  1. A summary in Spanish, highlighting the most important parts of the forecast.
  2. The complete forecast in English. It includes:

A sinopsis

The forecast for the route of the boats. It provides forecasts out tothree days (72 hours)

A graphical analysis including a satellite picture, the isobars, other complementary graphics (fronts, transition zones, etc.) and the boats’ position at the time of analysis.

This is an example of the graphical analysis:

Learn about meteorology in the Barcelona World Race Ocean Campus

Don’t forget that the Strategies for winning. Meteorology in a round the world regatta course is now available in campus.

It is an open course given by Tomàs Molina, Marcel van Triest, Jordi Barinaga and Santi Serrat. The course will allow you to learn about the basis of weather forecast and analyze step by step the previous edition of the race.

See meteorology section