Pflotsh Tropical shows weather forecasts and satellite images worldwide. A swipe, a zoom or a search for a place gets you everywhere.
Pflotsh Tropical shows storm tracks. By tapping on the map, the relevant values are displayed. You can get more information about these values by touching the "i".
In addition to the latest forecasts, previous forecasts are also available. By entering the date and time, the past can be displayed.
Stay informed about all important aspects of tropical weather phenomena.
The various apps are focussed on specific purposes. They have different functionalities, and contain a different selection of weather parameters and models. If all apps were combined to one single app, that one would be rather confusing with too many options getting into the users way. The individual apps each show exactly what is required for a specific purpose. See all Pflotsh apps at a glance.
The ECMWF aka "Euro model" is the best weather forecast model worldwide being standard for all important decision.
The App uses the ECMWF with a ca. 9x9 km resolution.
A weather map provides a lot more information than weather data for just one location. E.g: If you want to take a picture of a mountain, it is not important if the sky above you is cloudless, you want to know if the subject is hidden in fog. And anyone who is on the move wants to know how the weather is developing along the way.
Tap the button bar at the top center of the screen. Select the desired parameter (for more information, see select in the Tips and Tricks section). It may take a moment for the data to load.
Probabilities for hurricane, tropical storm, or tropical depression, as well as satellite images, satellite IR simulation, barometric pressure, wave height, and water temperature.
In order to see the map. Data is drawn with little transparency, so that it is visible well and without interference with the map. However, in some cases, you won’t see the map well enough. In those cases, just pan.
Either there is no significant weather in your area or there is the unlikely possibility that one of our servers is down. Try an other parameter or check back past events via the archive function (star icon).
Go to the menu and touch "Settings". You can then customize the map type.
They help with the orientation in time (see also Timeline in Tips and Tricks). You can swipe your finger or tap to select a point in time. Or you can set a date by date, even if it is in the past.
The ECMWF calculates its forecasts in a 3 hourly resolution for a week, the 3 following days include forecasts every 6 hours.
Please tap on the date display in the center and choose date and time and confirm your choice via check mark. You can also tap the arrows to the left (to the past) or right (to the future).
Shake your phone! Alternatively, select the corresponding item from the menu.
Long press the date display. Alternatively, select the corresponding item from the menu.
You won’t need that, just get all your info by tapping on the screen (see also Information about Colors).
It works from iPhone 5 or iPad from iOS 10.0 or higher, Android from version 4.4 (KitKat).
In order to cover the cost for the data and the further development of the app there is yearly amount to be paid via subscription. The first month is free and you can cancel the subscription without being charged during the first month of use. Buying a Pflotsh ECMWF subscription also unlocks to all other Pflotsh apps, if they are installed on the same device.
This app is not intended to replace official warnings by the National Weather Services of the countries involved, but it is a perfect supplement if you want to assess the weather situation for yourself.