Re: How to get the wind direction in ° from GFS?

Shawn Delaney sd19surf at GMAIL.COM
Sat May 3 16:01:22 EDT 2008


       Here's a handy little formula:
'd (atan2(ugrdprs,vgrdprs))*57.2957795+180.0'
Replace the ugrdprs and vgrdprs with the u and v components of the GFS


On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 7:17 AM, Stefan Gofferje <
gradsusers at> wrote:

> Hi,
> could anybody give me a hint how to get the horizontal wind direction in
> ° from u and v? I thought, u is it but the values are not plausible.
> Greetings from Finland,
> Stefan Gofferje
> --
> Since light travels faster than sound, is that why some people appear
> bright until you hear them speak?
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