Winter 2014/2015…some early thoughts

Well once again we have reached the time of year when speculation, over sensationalism and downright BS comes to the fore as far as Long Range winter forecasts are concerned – even a broken clock is right twice a day after all! BWS have been around since 1987, our forecasting team have over 100 years experience [...]

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UNSETTLED WEATHER TAKING OVER

Following on from what has been a lengthy and in many parts exceptionally dry September, the weather is showing signs of major changes as we push on into a new month. Weak frontal systems will try to undermine things over the next couple of days and largely fail, but a major Atlantic system is set [...]

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What drives football betting markets & the most likely outcomes?

Straight for the horse’s mouth -: 1. Form. 2. Head to head. 3. The statistics. 4. The referee. 5. The market place. 6. Maths v positional value. 7. ……and of course, the WEATHER.     That’s why we are the UK’s top global sports meteorologists.     Don’t ignore the impact of the weather in your [...]

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Protected: Sporting Weather Forecast Update

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Legal weather cases ramp up for BWS

The number of legal cases BWS staff have dealt with over the past year has more than doubled in number, compared to the previous year,  ending June 2014. Whether written reports, email verifications, site investigations or expert witness appearances in court, weather impacted legal cases have been on the up – ranging from murder and manslaughter, [...]

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#Weatheritsagoodbet

Well the first storm of Autumn delivered the wind and rain as predicted this weekend and not unsurprisingly it also delivered the goods as far as weather related sporting bets were concerned.   Friday evening saw all the predicted total points UNDERS coming in on the RU and RL games we flagged up, with the singles and multiples giving a [...]

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How NOT to be struck by lightning

Ok most of us try to avoid leaving ourselves open to the potential of a lightning strike; but year after year, injuries and fatalities occur when thunderstorms hit.   So, here’s our point by point guide on how not to be part of the ugly lightning strike statistics -:   * Keep your eye on the weather forecast.   To know [...]

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Wondering how we update global cricket outlooks – here’s how….

Issued 0800 Thursday 21st March 2013. In Play 2nd Test Match West Indies v Zimbabwe  – Roseau 14:00:  No real differences between the days from now on in.  A 20-30% of showers or thunderstorms for each day – so some impact likely but still plenty of play. Days 2-5  300-330 predicted over/70% confidence  In Play 4th [...]

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British Weather Services are now on facebook

Early days and probably not before time, but British Weather Services are now on Facebook.    The link is as follows -:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/British-Weather-Services/188143921301867 We will be building up the site over the coming few weeks, so please be a little patient with us.   Thank you.  

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COLD KILLS GOALS – THE STATS:

 UEFA Europa League matches played 21 Feb 2013:  16 matches. 31 goals in all – averaging 1.94 goals per game.  (These were cup games with many teams chasing the game in order to qualify). 3 matches ended over 2.5 goals – none of these matches were played in sub zero temps.  13 matches ended under [...]

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