Wind Barbs — familiar wind direction and speed format

Wind Barbs — familiar wind direction and speed format

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Forecast wind direction and speed at the same time in a familiar for any sailor format for displaying the wind field on a map.

Why this feature is useful to you:

  • The forecast is as accurate as possible. In Windy.app wind barbs located in the nodes of the weather model grid — the points on the map where the weather is predicted. This excludes interpolation (forecast errors).
  • It is a unique feature of Windy.app in this implementation. You will not find it in other weather forecast mobile apps for sailing.
  • Forecast updated every 3 hours. The barbs snown from one of the 10+ weather forecast models used in the app.

Learn how to read wind barbs

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