Meet Windy.app WRF Japan weather model. It is free during the 2021 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo

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We are delighted to welcome new addition to the Windy.app's weather models family — WRF Japan.

The Windy.app's R&D (Research and Development) team has been working really hard for the last few months, and we're now ready to present a tailored numerical model for Japan with 3984 outdoor spots in the Windy.app database, and we hope we exceed your expectations with this new model.

It is specifically designed for Japanese sailors who are an important part of our global community. In addition to the accurate wind forecast, you will find air temperature, rain, and mean sea level pressure data.

The main features of the WRF Japan weather model

Windy.app WRF forecasts offer a high resolution (model grid) of 4 km and deliver great accuracy short term, providing hourly forecasts based on the GFS weather model initial conditions of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). We update it every 12 hours and show you the weather information for the 36 hours ahead.

  • Resolution: 4 km
  • Depth: 1,5 days
  • Step: 1 h
  • Updates: 2 times a day (every 12 h)

The WRF Japan weather model is free to use during the 2021 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

How to find and activate the model

1. Open the Wind Map from the Home screen of the app in iOS/iPadOS or Android.

Windy.app WRF Japan weather model in the Tokyo Bay weather forecast

2. Search for the sailing spot. For exampe, Tokyo Bay. In the app there are thousands of marinas in the world. WRF Japan works for other outdoor activities, too.

Windy.app WRF Japan weather model in the Tokyo Bay weather forecast

3. Open the spot, choose the model from the slider under the wind rose, and get the forecast.

Windy.app WRF Japan weather model in the Tokyo Bay weather forecast

Windy.app WRF Japan weather model in the Tokyo Bay weather forecast

 

Read about all weather models in the Windy.app and our general guide to the most popular weather models in the world.

 

Text: Windy.app team

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