Garmin inReach Mini 2 Marine Weather Forecasts

Here’s a quick look at the Garmin inReach Mini 2 Marine Weather Forecasts.

Garmin inReach Mini 2

Types of Weather Forecasts & Costs

  • Basic – Counts as 1 Message
  • Extended – $1.00 per Request
  • Marine + Basic – $1.00 per Request
  • Marine + Extended – $2.00 per Request

On-land Weather Forecasts

The Basic weather forecast includes up to 4 days of weather and gives forecasts every 2 hours for 36 hours.

The Extended weather forecast includes up to 8 days of weather, 2 hour intervals for the first day, 3 to 6 hour intervals for the second day, and 12 hour intervals for the remaining 5 days.

Note: 1 to 2 hour intervals are only available in the U.S.

Here is an example of an Extended Weather Forecast.

Garmin Extended Weather Forecast

Garmin inReach Mini 2

Marine Weather Forecasts

The Marine weather includes a 6 to 7 day forecasts with 4 six hour intervals each day, plus it provides wave height, ocean current, and visibility details.

Here is an example of a Marine Weather Forecast.

Garmin Marine Weather Forecast

Final Thoughts

The weather forecasts can be extremely helpful when out on an adventure, even though the forecasts may not have an incredible amount of detail.

I recommend always starting with the BASIC weather forecast and then only request the EXTENDED or MARINE + EXTENDED if you need additional information.

You can learn more about the weather forecasts at Garmin by clicking HERE.

Check out this YouTube video below of the weather field test.

Garmin inReach Mini 2, Lightweight and Compact Satellite Communicator, Hiking Handheld, Orange - 010-02602-00
  • Compact, lightweight satellite communicator enables two-way messaging and interactive SOS globally (Active satellite subscription required. Some jurisdictions regulate or prohibit the use of satellite communication devices.).Special Feature:Bluetooth.Water Resistant: Yes
  • Navigate back to where you started by using TracBack routing
  • Share your location with loved ones back home at any time (active satellite subscription required) by using your MapShare page or with your coordinates embedded in your messages
  • Get accurate heading information using the digital compass — even when you’re not moving
  • Sync with the Garmin Explore app and website on your compatible smartphone for trip planning and topographical mapping, and create waypoints, courses, activities and collections you can sync to your device
  • Pair with Garmin devices, such as wearables and handhelds, and use them to send and receive messages and trigger an SOS (active satellite subscription required)

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