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News Brilliant, near real-time sat images for Australia

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by SkiMun, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. SkiMun

    SkiMun Part of the Furniture

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  2. Donza

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    Yeah we have been chatting about it elsewhere. However I think its fair enough to have its own thread.
    Anyone got a picture of the orbit?
     
  3. mick chopps

    mick chopps Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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  4. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sensational. Would be good if you could overlay a real time synoptic chart
     
  5. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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  6. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Geostationary above the equator.
     
  7. Donza

    Donza Pool Room

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    I'm looking on JMA to see if they have anything similar
     
  8. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    If they don't yet, it won't be long.
     
  9. Donza

    Donza Pool Room

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    JMA have hopeless web interfaces .. (its a Japanese thing).
     
  10. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    They are not alone.
    The BOM does a really good job their web pages
    Have a look how crap the NZ Metservice webpages are. Or many of the ones in Europe.
    And don't get me started on the US ROFL
     
  11. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    So how much improvement in models can we expect ?
     
  12. Donza

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    Metservice is OK , getting better... great for Mountain forecasts ...
    US is hopeless.
     
  13. Donza

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    Better data , better outcomes .
     
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    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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  15. Rush

    Rush Pool Room

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    Have a read.

    In theory.
     
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  16. gareth_oau

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    will be great to watch that first cyclone
     
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    Looks good :cool:

    Is there any instruction on how to drive it? Or is what you see what you get?

    I read the bit about 0.5-2k resolution and was expecting to be able to zoom a lot more than what I can on that link.

    EDIT : Maybe I'm just not getting the scale

    EDIT : Look at how that cloud in the bight hits the land and just stops.
     
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    nfip Cold 'n Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Very impressive ,
     
  19. Stratus

    Stratus A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah, not enough zoom
     
  20. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'll pass that on to the BoM, they'll get a legit chubb out of it.
     
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  21. trappers

    trappers Safety not guaranteed Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    For those of you who have WeatherZone Pro accounts you should be able to access this:
    http://www.weatherzone.com.au/layers/

    Turn on satellite, click the settings button down the bottom change to 6-12 hours, interval all and then zoom in to the bottom of the picture, the edge of antarctica ... you can see the sea ice moving over the course of a few hours with the sea currents ... Freakin WOW ...:cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::nerd:

    Thank you Himawari 8!!!
     
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    Snorkler Part of the Furniture

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    Check out that Rain shadow top of Tas.
     
  23. trappers

    trappers Safety not guaranteed Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Meh ... thats nothing, check out the wake of the Grampians!
     
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