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Message: Re: Wind vector representation in Lambert Conformal projection

Posted by Stan Benjamin on 15 Jan 02, 10:08 MT, in response to Wind vector representation in Lambert Conformal projection, posted by Vandevenne Herman F on 15 Jan 02, 9:28 MT

All gridded wind output from NCEP from RUC or other models is grid-relative for direction. The speed is true, and is not affected by map-scale factor issues.

To get lat/lon-relative u/v, you must rotate the winds by the following angle: 0.422618 * (longitude - long_true), where long_true is -95.0 (95 deg W) and longitude is at each grid point. The 0.422618 factor is for the Lambert conformal projection used for the RUC.


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