NFR Wind Map

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Evan Burck, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. Evan Burck

    Evan Burck Fudge Dragon

    This is a very cool map showing current wind patterns. Pretty awesome stuff

    http://hint.fm/wind/
     
  2. troutpocket

    troutpocket Active Member

    My inner weather geek is most pleased.
     
  3. JesseC

    JesseC Active Member

    Pretty cool - thanks for sharing - makes me wish I did acid.
     
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  4. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

    Evan,
    Thanks for the link.
    Looks like a good resource, but wish the map showed up using IE. I'll have to find a computer running Chrome to check it out.
    Here is another source for wind info that I find very helpful when fishing the sound.
    http://i90.atmos.washington.edu/ferry/Ferryjs/mainframe1.htm
     
  5. Evan Burck

    Evan Burck Fudge Dragon

    People still use Internet Exploder? :cool:
     
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  6. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

    Have to use what the bossman says...lol
     
  7. Freestone

    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

    Evan, cool map! For those of us living in E Wa, wind is very fishing related. When I check a forecast, I am not usually looking to see if it will rain or snow or how hot or cold it will be, but what the wind will be doing.
     
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  8. Rick Todd

    Rick Todd Active Member

    seems to work OK on Firefox. Thanks Evan-very cool resource! Rick
     
  9. Jamie Wilson

    Jamie Wilson Active Member

    There's still time
     
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  10. Paul Norton

    Paul Norton Member

    Can you load plug-ins on your system?
    Ok, I know, if someone's making you use IE they probably say "no plug-ins", but if you can:
    http://www.google.com/chromeframe

    Although I think it would only work if the site has a meta tag instructing IE to use the chrome plug-in as the rendering engine, so it may not help.
     
  11. Steve Call

    Steve Call Active Member

    Evan, that is very cool.
     
  12. Angler 77

    Angler 77 AKA Scott Jones

    Regardless of its value, I freakin love it.
     
  13. flybill

    flybill Purveyor of fine hackle, wine & cigars!

    Very cool! Butt shouldn't there be bigger winds in Dillon, MT and over on the Kitsap Peninsula? :cool:
     
  14. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

    What is your point...poking fun at Old Man and Mumbles is certainly not sporting for a man of your talents Flybill, you should have much sharper tounged opponents.

    Oh, and BITE ME!
     
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  15. Nick Clayton

    Nick Clayton Active Member

    And here I was sitting here thinking "Wow, how does he know its windy on the KP tonight?" Oh NOW I get it lol
     
  16. flybill

    flybill Purveyor of fine hackle, wine & cigars!

    Ah, thanks! Now I need a middle finger from Jimbo and my week will be complete! :p
     
  17. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

    I notice the wind tunnel around Oly, is it near the KP? Is that a vortex effect of some sort, I wonder?:D
     
  18. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    I really don't need a wind map. I just look outside to see if it's blowing and from which direction. It blows here every day.

    The weather would be really nice if the damn wind would just stop blowing every once in a while. While I like the wind in the summer time, I hate it in the winter.
     
  19. Evan Burck

    Evan Burck Fudge Dragon

    Just look at the goddamn map and smile once in a while.
     
  20. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man


    Are you a little hostile this morning?????

    I just looked at the map. And the wind is blowing out of the south as it always does in the spring and summer time.

    Are you happy now.:)