@idefix37 Sure, I take your point, I don't want to be throwing the baby out with the bath water. I'm generally thinking about non-orographically induced convective precipitation when I talk about the merits of extrapolation. But do bear in mind – models can be pretty bad when it comes to orographically induced convection.
Frontal precipitation is a very different story however, and I would most certainly agree that a high-resolution model will beat extrapolation in a frontal situation over complex terrain even at short lead times. I'm not sure what the Swiss approach specifically is, so I won't comment on that.
With convective showers though, the terrain won't matter as much. The triggering is a bit less random, sure, since the model will understand the thermal properties of the orography to some extent. But terrain induced resolved convection still has a ways to go, especially because of a problem known the "grey zone", which is emerging in sub-kilometre resolution limited-area models.
All the same, if anyone knows their way around complex-terrain NWP, it's the Swiss :)
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Just few comments about these controls:
The best way to change the prediction in 1 hour increments is the hold your smartphone in one hand and to move the time slider with your thumb, you get a better control. But this is not possible with a tablet.
I think that Windy try to reduce the number of buttons to give more free space to the map on a small phone screen. With your proposal it would need to add 9 buttons more.
This request is not new, but the change must be made in Open Street Map. Just do it.
Are you talking about the slope angle of swell?
Breaking waves are observed near the seashore where the water depths are reduced and when the ratio height/wave length is about 1/7 i.e. the wave steepness dramatically increases.
Global waves models like ECMWF WAM and WW3 are not able to show that because their resolution is too low (13km and 22km) in particular to take into account a precise topography of seabed.
More info on surf breaks:
@petrbonito is there any message when the application shows you the error?
@vasek233 Bohužel nepodporujeme verzi android 4 https://community.windy.com/topic/12721/nejdou-stahovat-mapy-offline?_=1593524942996
@Ahmed-A-AS yes, I checked that as well. They can have it named incorrectly. The official code for this airport is HECP but they also show code H13. That may be the reason it sends information about 2 airports instead of 1. The second airport is the same case. It is really not a mistake on our end, we just display provided data :)
Hi @tivana You can turn on Particles animation:
– in app – Menu and then scroll to the section 'Display on map' button 'particles animation'
– desktop – in lower right corner you have 'particles animation' button'
Cities always show values of the layer you are viewing.
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