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Get your Daily Briefing at a glance from Predictwind

by Predictwind 14 Nov 2018 14:18 NZDT 14 November 2018
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The PredictWind meteorological and development team has been working hard to make a concise and easy to understand the interpretation of their world-leading forecast models.

For those wanting to get a quick forecast analysis from the experts, the team have developed code to process the data used in the forecast tables/graphs and summarise the forecast into a simple, "Daily Briefing".

The day has been divided into four periods - Early, Morning, Afternoon and Evening - and then analysed for each period. The data is filtered and analysed to give you the most likely forecast.

Looking for trends in the forecast is often key to making good decisions. PredictWind CEO Jon Bilger commented, “We wanted to help people make the best decisions based on the high-quality data, now we can explain the forecast trends in a way that everyone can understand.”

There are certain circumstances where some meteorological knowledge needs to be applied to the data. For example, if the rainfall is less than 0.4mm and the cloud cover is less than 50%, it is likely to be "isolated showers".

Bilger further commented. “Making everyone a weather expert may not happen, but we can certainly help get closer with the Daily Briefing.

"From the car ride to sailing with the kids, and talking about what to expect from the forecast, should be more straightforward from now on.”

Introducing the new text forecast overview format for PredictWind.

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PredictWind Daily Briefing

Ever wondered how to accurately interpret the 4 forecasts for your forecast location?

This can be a little daunting and time consuming so our meteorological & development team have developed code to process the data used in the forecast tables & graphs to summarize the forecast into a Daily Briefing.

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Specific forecasts for your activity
The day has been divided into 4 periods - early morning, morning, afternoon and evening and then analysed for these periods.

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Filter the data
The data is filtered to remove the "outliers" to give you the most likely forecast.

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Identifying trends
Looking for trends in the forecast is often key to making good decisions. e.g. is the wind strength expected to increase or decrease or stay the same?

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Meteorological knowledge
There are certain circumstances where some meteorological knowledge needs to be applied to the data. For example if the rainfall is less than 0.4mm and the cloud cover is less than 50% it is likely to be "isolated showers".

The Daily Briefing is available in the Forecast Website and the PredictWind App.

Daily Briefing on the Forecast Site
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Daily Briefing in the PredictWind App
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If you have any feedback on this new feature please email us at support@predictwind.com.

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