These are also available from the following urls, which are better to use if 
possible:
        http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/VIC/ <http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/VIC/>
        http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/TAS/ <http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/TAS/>


> 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:
>       http://vicmet.knightschallenge.com/VIC
>       http://vicmet.knightschallenge.com/TAS
> 
> 
> 
> 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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