If you click on any of the black stars - there is one on the location of each
club affiliated to the VSA - it will open the stuve diagram for that location
for the time currently selected. Alternatively, at the end of the list of
parameters to view, these diagrams are available there.
I’m currently working on improving the interface, specifically for mobile
devices (phones, tablets, etc). What we have was developed by Paul Scorer on
Part of the improvements will be some comprehensive help, both for using the
site, but also explaining in more details what each of the parameters mean and
where the data comes from (pure GFS model, calculated by the WRF software, or
calculated whilst creating the images).
I won’t be flooding this list when those improvements happen, and they won’t
all be at the same time. BTW, the big tablet problem with moving the map should
> On 16 Oct 2016, at 19:53 , Peter Champness <plchampn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Somehow when I was playing around with the RASP and looking a few days ahead
> I managed to open a LogPskewT (stuve) diagram. Can you tell me how to get
> that again? Which location is it for?
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 6:55 PM, Bernie Baer <bb...@internode.on.net
> <mailto:bb...@internode.on.net>> wrote:
> Great job Matt!
> Matt has done a lot of work in setting this up; I know because I have been
> working on a RaspGM site for Northern NSW based on the RASP/WRF 3.6.1/Paul
> Scorer (RaspGM) code also.
> It is currently still a work in progress but will be up and running for the
> Narromine Cup / NSW State Titles in late November. The resolution is 3.6Km
> so not quite as high as Matt's
> 2Km resolution maps. The VIC maps and this one overlap. Thanks to Paul
> Scorer and Dr Jack Glendinning.
> See https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nswraspgm/RASPtableGM.html
> Regards, Bernie.
> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:20:51 +1100
> From: Matthew Gage <m...@knightschallenge.com
> To: Aus Soaring <firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [Aus-soaring] New weather prediction site for Victoria and
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> 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
> These are also available from the following urls, which are better to use if
> http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/VIC/ <http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/VIC/>
> <http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/VIC/ <http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/VIC/>>
> http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/TAS/ <http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/TAS/>
> <http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/TAS/ <http://vicmet.gliding.asn.au/TAS/>>
> Database: 4664/13206 - Release Date: 10/13/16
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