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Re: Now "This" is a cool wind-map

Postby aua » Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:53 pm

Toby wrote:and now a swell map like this... :o


It is open source, so adding a swell won't be that difficult, as long as you have this data somewhere.

https://github.com/cambecc/earth

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Re: Now "This" is a cool wind-map

Postby Toby » Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:10 am

you can click on a spot which you are interested in and it shows the wind info.

But...is this the actual and then how it will be blowing from now on?
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Re: Now "This" is a cool wind-map

Postby eduardov7 » Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:05 am

Toby wrote:you can click on a spot which you are interested in and it shows the wind info.

But...is this the actual and then how it will be blowing from now on?


Hey, you have to change the control line, click in these arrows... :wink:
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Re: Now "This" is a cool wind-map

Postby juandesooka » Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:09 pm

Toby wrote:and now a swell map like this... :o


This one gives worldwide swell/period info at a glance:
http://stormsurf.com/

But not nearly as interactive or pretty.

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Re: Now "This" is a cool wind-map

Postby Laughingman » Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:48 pm

So what do you think the height adjustment is for hPA is a unit to measure Geo Potential Height... anyone care to take a stab at what that is? If you adjust the height to 10 hPA you certainly get to see quite a bit more wind... is 10 hPA at a lower altitude then 1000 hPA?
Is Geo Potential height and altitude even remotely comparable?

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Re: Now "This" is a cool wind-map

Postby Toby » Thu Dec 19, 2013 7:39 pm

1000hpa is 100m to surface

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Re: Now "This" is a cool wind-map

Postby Toby » Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:37 pm

ok, thx, figured it out!

Didn't see the time changing in "Date".

Now it is clear! Love it!

I am sure the kiting private plane pilots will use this a lot to chase the wind ;-)

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Re: Now "This" is a cool wind-map

Postby southflorida » Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:49 am

This is cool!
There is a NE front forecasted for Dec 24th night and Dec 25th in S. Florida, and you can see it on this map around upper Alabama (a State in the US for you folks outside the USA). I've never seen a front in this way, and I like it! :thumb: to Bille for posting the link

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Front coming to S. Florida
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Re: Now "This" is a cool wind-map

Postby flybykite » Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:10 am

Awesome map! I'm sure this will be quite helpful. Not sure about the accuracy in real time though. Says I've got 10-15 knots in my location and theres not a fish fart. Perhaps later on in the day. :jump:

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Re: Now "This" is a cool wind-map

Postby plummet » Mon Dec 23, 2013 6:51 am

Yeah its pretty cool alright. I have discovered that it is predicting the frontal driven wind quite well. But doesn't predict seabreases at all. I guess a seabrease may not be occurring at 100m?


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