View Full Version : Feedback needed on Weather/Fishing Home Page

08-06-2006, 04:38 PM
I was clicking on all sorts of links an all sorts of pages to gather the info needed to predict the days conditions.

The lick below leads you to a page I put together which holds all the info I need to view.

Can you guys have a look and let me know if there are items I could add bearing in mind most of my fishing is done in the Georges River to Botany Bay NSW


10-06-2006, 11:39 PM
Some great work on that page but I wouldn't be starting up a page like that in a million years for fear of some dickwit having a go at you for litigation in case he used the information and then came to grief on the day!

Even the big BOM sites usually carry a disclaimer clause somewhere ..................

Shame when you try to help out and have to worry about finishing up in court isn't it?

I would also be pretty twitchy about using weather data from the sources you have without having their permission to do so!

Sorry to be a downer but have had some experience with this sort of stuff and you havta be pretty careful I reckon!

11-06-2006, 08:01 AM
password protect the page then only you can view it. end of litigation problems

11-06-2006, 08:58 AM
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11-06-2006, 11:30 AM
Thanks for the feedback, as for litigation, if requested I'll delete it but for now its easy for me as a one stop page.

The top image as you all probably know is from seabreeze.com.au and linked thanks back to them.

Going on the disclaimer from mod5 I'm ok with the links to the BOM even though you can't trust it (most of the time its better to stick your heard out the window).

What other info to you guys use to forecast the days outing?

11-06-2006, 05:30 PM
I like to use Manly Hyd for surface temp http://www.mhl.nsw.gov.au/data/csiroday.htmlx

Also bouy weather I cross check seabreeze for predicted swell

see how you go getting these 2 amoung the group.

i like the set up
Cheers bear