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> On 14 Oct 2016, at 13:20 , Matthew Gage <m...@knightschallenge.com> wrote:
> Thanks to the VSA for providing funding for a server, we now have a new
> Soaring Forecast site for Victoria and Tasmania.
> It’s available at:
> For those interested in details, this is closely related to RASP.
> Instead of using WRF version 2 for generating the core model, this is using
> version 3.8.1 (from August 2016) and intend to upgrade every 6 months as a
> new version is released. This hopefully should prevent the predictions
> becoming less and less accurate over time.
> The images are created using the existing DrJack RASP software. These are
> overlaid on google maps using software based on that created by Paul Scorer
> in the UK.
> New forecasts are created twice each day for 6 days. The first 2 days are at
> a very high resolution (good for wave, etc), the following 4 days are at a
> lower resolution (but still higher than the previous RASP). Today’s forecast
> should be ready by about 7:30am and in the evening, Tomorrow’s forecast
> should be ready by 7:30pm.
> The server will keep about 100 days of historical forecasts, depending on
> available disk space.
> Matt Gage
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