The West Island Weather Station of Fairhaven Massachusetts
is one of the most technologically advanced PWS weather
stations in the world. WIWS is recognized by both national and International weather organizations and continues to achieve high rankings.
The primary mission is to provide weather enthusiasts ideas
and information on the latest in internet innovations involving
the sharing and distribution of weather data from personal
weather stations worldwide.
As an amateur radio station, the West Island Weather Station
also performs its purpose in the experimentation of technology through amateur radio communications., to assist in the mitigation of property loss and public safety in man made or natural disasters. To promote international good will on behalf of The United States of America.
Enjoy your visit to The West Island Weather Station, and come by often. There’s always plenty of coastal storm action here along the south coast of Massachusetts. You’ll always find real-time weather data , SkyCam and lots of other features including photo and video galleries, links to other great sites and more!JUST A FEW OF THE FEATURES YOU'LL FIND
Perhaps the most impressive weather software program yet. Real-Time Data from the Virtual Weather Software program interconnected with WeatherFlash
makes for an attractive and user friendly weather screen. Data from WIWS Station #4, Davis Vantage Pro II Wireless. Primary Feed Other features include still pics from SkyCam
that can easily link direct to the live stream.SKYCAM360
West Island Weather Station has one of the most elaborate live streaming video systems in the country. Mounted on top of a 50ft Rohn tower-most of the horizon for 360 degrees is covered with wide angle color cams. High resolution-large screen. Video and special programming can be broadcast also,
is an acronym for "Automatisches WEtterKArten System"
(= automatic weather map system) and is, as the name suggests, a system which produces overview maps from the weather data provided by participating private weather stations. The data is made available to AWEKAS
by the weather station operators who upload a small text or CSV file to their own website. AWEKAS
then collects this data automatically, and processes it to provide up to date maps. Data from WIWS Station #4-Weather Envoy
This is a favorite for WIWS visitors to view SkyCam and have live chat with a neighbor next door or a guest from around the world. Many visitors from the UK frequent this site and enjoy chat on a regular basis. This site is the WIWS's goodwill ambassador. Real-Time weather and other fun features can be found here.
This server and data are not considered "operational." West Island Weather Station does not guarantee availability or timely delivery of data. The server should not be used to support operational observation, forecasting, emergency, or disaster mitigation operations, either public or private. Listen to NOAA weather radio for the latest weather forecasts.