Vanuatu Cruising Guide

Vanuatu Weather

Here's how to do a Quick Weather Analysis for Vanuatu

1. Check todays satellite analysis chart

2. Check the local Vanuatu Meteo marine forecast.

3. Check an animated overview of the winds.

Click here for windyty.com - This amazing global weather animation site gives you an instant overview of the winds for 14 days. Zoom in for high resolution detail, zoom out for a broad overview of what's happening with the weather. Select overlays for wind gusts, rain, and lots of other parameters. Click on a location for detailed forecasts at that location. You will love this site.

4. Check the 7.5 day NAVGEM and GFS forecasts. Ignore google's joke (it does not trust the US Dept. of Defence) Select the button for the precipitation and sealevel map loop and while it is loading right click on the "compare GFS Oceania" link on the top left of the loop page and select open in new tab. Then you can compare the 7 day forecast using two supercomputer models..

6. Get the latest SW Pacific Satellite image.

7. Vanuatu Tide Tables and tide information


Long Range Vanuatu Weather Forecasts for planning passages


Predict Wind Weather Forecasts for Passage making. This remarkable weather prediction site is the least expensive way to get advanced weather routing - the kind you get from professional racing weather services and some of the high-end navigation plotting software. You need to register and there is a learning curve but the site is set up to help you get started with easy to follow tool tips just about everywhere.

US NAVY Aus/NZ area - NAVGEM Model
(You can now compare maps from two global models from each day's map page).

US NAVY Aus/NZ area - GFS Model
US NAVY public website
US NAVY tropical cyclone center

IGES 144hr 6 day forecast Aus/NZ
GFS 9 day sea level synopsis

MetVuw.com 7 day sailing forecast from NZ

Online Weather for Aus/NZ
UK Online Sailing weather

 


 

IF YOU ARE IN PORT VILA

You will need to download the guide (see below).

IF YOU ARE IN NOUMEA

Call Richard 87 95 63 to purchase the guide directly from the author or purchase the guide from Chloe at Yacht Agent Noumea Ocean Services- her phone number, email and location are on the Noumea Ocean website.

Cruising Guide to Vanuatu DVD

Order the Cruising Guide to Vanuatu on DVD

Includes the companion Activity and Travel Guide.
Works on Windows (XP or later) and MacIntosh (OSX 10.7 or later).

This is a great gift for anyone headed to Vanuatu aboard a yacht or who intends to charter a yacht in Vanuatu, plan a diving trip or a sea-kayak expedition to remote parts of Vanuatu.

There is an extra charge to mail the DVD to an address that is not your billing address and they cannot be mailed to a mid-Pacific Island address, like Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga or Samoa.

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Mailed to your Billing Address

Euro €90.00.

Mailed to a Transient Address

Euro €100.00.

DVD nautical guides to New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Special 4 Guide set:

Cruising and Travel Guides to Vanuatu and New Caledonia

If you are also planning to cruise Vanuatu, we have a special offer for all 4 guides that includes the New Caledonia cruising and tourism guides plus the latest Nautical Rocket Guide to Vanuatu and it's companion Travel Guide to Vanuatu.

There is an extra charge to mail the DVD to an address that is not your billing address and they cannot be mailed to a mid-Pacific Island address, like Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga or Samoa.

Mailed to your Billing Address

Euro €210.00.

Mailed to a Transient Address

Euro €220.00.

DOWNLOAD THE GUIDES

If you have a good fast Internet connection you can download your guides now.

After payment you will be transferred to a page with installation instructions and download links..

At the same time you will also be sent a receipt for your purchase and a separate email with the links plus detailed installation and activation instructions. You need that email to get the download and activation instructions and access to the online activation center so if you don't see it in your inbox check your spam box.

The links are only valid 48 hours so be ready to do the big downloads within 48 hours before making payment. You HAVE to use a download manager because these are big files.
For Windows we recommend eagleget download
For Mac users we recommend mac-downloader

The downloader assures the download will be uncorrupted. Many people who do not use a download manager have problems and waste their time and mine with download issues. In the end they use a download manager program and have no problem. So do it right the first time, please, the download manager program does not cost anything and will greatly speed up the download for you.

Windows Download Vanuatu

Requires XP or later

Installation file for the cruising guide is 223MB and the companion Activity and Travel Guide 460MB - Euro 90.00.

Mac Download Vanuatu

Requires Mac OSX 10.7 or later

Installation file for the cruising guide is 220MB and the companion Activity and Travel Guide 5903MB - Euro 90.00.

Windows Download
Vanuatu + New Caledonia

Requires Windows XP or later

Installation files for the 4 guides to Vanuatu and New Caledonia are 223MB, 460MB, 379MB, 454MB - Euro 210.00

Mac Download
Vanuatu + New Caledonia

Requires Mac OSX 10.7 or later

Installation files for the 4 guides to Vanuatu and New Caledonia are 220MB, 504MB , 375MB, 476MB - Euro 210.00