About This Station
The station is powered by a Davis Vantage Pro 2 weather station. The data is collected every 2 seconds and the web page is updated every 4-6 seconds. This site and its data is collected using Weather Display Software. The station consists of an anemometer, rain gauge and a thermo-hydro sensor situated in optimal positions for highest accuracy possible. The indoor console measures barometric pressure, along with indoor temperature and humidity.
About GSWx.Net Gulf Shores Weather Net
This site is free for personal use. Commercial users may contact us using the Email link on the first page to place an inexpensive ad for your company. Please understand, we are a non-profit mom and pop weather station. Proceeds from ad revenues will be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN. Ads on GSWX are easy to get and very affordable. Once you have determined that you would like to advertise on GSWX, please let me know via the Contact link at the bottom of the page. I will reply with the cost of the ad and the amount made payable to St. Jude. Once your check is received, your ad will appear on the front page. Learn more about St. Jude. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
We are part of the "What It Is "Network.
Current weather data is shared with
- Weather Underground (KALGULFS5) [with "Rapid-Fire"]
- Citizen Weather Observer Program (CW4898) and through CWOP/APRSWXNET to:
- WeatherForYou Featured station for Gulf Shores conditions
The weather data is quality checked by comparing this data to a predicted value based upon an analysis of the data from other local weather stations submitted via CWOP. I receive notifications when this data varies too far from the other stations.. The current quality status can be viewed at CWOP Quality Information for CW4898.