• RE: Widgets doesn't work

    Hi @Rabbagast, please give us more info HERE, thank you!

    posted in Found a bug? Report it here
  • When and How to Create a New Group

    Groups can gather people of similar focus and/or similar locations.

    • The “Groups” section displays the same content as is displayed in the Categories >> Topics, depending on who is a member of what group.
    • Every user can pick a “Badge” related to a group (only one of the groups they're in) and issue it on their profile. This can be set via >> Profile >> Edit Profile >> Group Title.
    • There is no other special function of the “Groups” section – and therefore no reason to get crazy setting new groups. :-)

    If you want to create a new group, please do your best to follow this procedure:

    1. Check if there is a similar group already existing.
    • If it is, join that group. Please do not create a duplicate group just with a slightly different meaning or title.
    • If it’s not, you can create a new group.
    • If there’s a group referring to an activity in a very general way, while you’d like to specify a location for that activity etc., you can create a new group with a geographic specification in the group name.
    1. Don’t create a non-sense group name. Such groups will be deleted instantly.

    2. Use English (or universal, internationally readable) words in the group name.

    • In case you use a different language, whether in Latin, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese or any other letters, make sure to include (in brackets) an English translation of the group name.
    • In case the group name refers to a geographic location (state, city, mountain, river, etc.), make sure to include (in brackets) the full name of the country concerned.
      --> Example: מזג אויר רכס ארסוף (Weather in Arsuf, Israel) ; 台灣地震分析 (Taiwan Seismic Analysis) .
    1. If you can, set your group as Public, not Private. Otherwise, we will set it as Public.

    2. Upload a cover picture which best describes the activity and/or location that your group refers to. If you don’t, we will upload one.
      --> Tip: You can use pictures that you took, or free photos from Unsplash.com.

    If you don’t respect these rules (or at least try to), we will keep deleting any duplicate and/or non-sense groups. We really want to keep the “Groups” section clear and comfortable for everyone.

    Thank you for understanding & enjoy!


    UPDATE: For the reasons mentioned above, we have recently disabled the option to create new groups.

    If you want to create a new group, please let me know its purpose and the title, and I will create it for you (or not). :)


    posted in General Discussion
  • RE: Keyboard shortcuts

    I'd love to have +/-24h shortcuts (like CTRL+), and model change shortcuts.

    posted in Frequently Asked Questions
  • RE: Tide Forecast on Windy

    Well done, that was a missing feature. I'm a solo ocean sailor, kitesurfer and snowkiter, dreaming about combining sailing and snowkiting in Norway at some point.
    Well, regarding the tides, I agree with @timber2 on most points. Here's my list:

    • meters instead of ft
    • coefficients would be nice
    • especially in the English Channel (east of Dover), the tides can produce some very weird pattern with double high tides in a cycle due to strange interference. See also this paper. These cases make a visualization very important, instead of just raw High and Low values.
    • some ressources that come into mind regarding tide levels:
      -- dmi.dk - click on "Vandstand" - this shows a nice "sloshing" of the tide wave in the North Sea
      -- myocean & earthcube.org for general ocean & earth data
      -- German tide forecasts in Northern and Baltic Sea bsh.de - nice to see the difference between astronomical tide and ocean model prediction, including an error estimate.
    • last, for all the whitewater enthusiasts, I know the "tide" on the rivers are of utmost importance! This is probably a bigger project, to keep you guys busy, but would be great to see as well. I guess also to see correlation of accumulated rain and flooding.

    Well, keep up the good work!

    posted in Announcements
  • RE: Model NAM does not show rain accumulation & new snow

    I can confirm this. And if I refresh the site (on either "Rain accumulation" or "New snow" layer), the entire area on the map remains gray.

    posted in Confirmed BUGs

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