Real time wind direction at Dockweiler

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Real time wind direction at Dockweiler

Postby Frank Colver » Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:33 am

There is a Davis weather station (privately owned but web accessible) within a block of the flying site at Dockweiler. Here is the link where we can see the conditions within a couple of minutes of real time. http://www.weatherlink.com/user/scattergood

If you click on the "Summary" button you can get more info like wind degrees as well as speed.

Here is a screen copy of a satellite view the station's location. It's the green dot near the bottom (on Grand Ave.)

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Re: Wind direction real time - Dockweiler

Postby Rick Masters » Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:41 pm

High Gust 32 Mph at 12:11 PM

Is that the Condor 330 landing zone on the right?         :o
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Re: Wind direction real time - Dockweiler

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:12 pm

Rick Masters wrote:
High Gust 32 Mph at 12:11 PM

Is that the Condor 330 landing zone on the right?         :o


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We're flying Joe's new Alpha 210 today for that very reason. :)

Even with the 210, it's been a challenge ... almost like flying a hovercraft at times. :)

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Re: Wind direction real time - Dockweiler

Postby SamKellner » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:18 pm

Go Hawks :!: 8-)

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Re: Real time wind direction at Dockweiler

Postby Frank Colver » Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:02 pm

This subject has also been posted as a locked sticky note at the top of the Dockweiler page, for quick access to the station data.

It has also been left here (unlocked) because of the existing comments.


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Re: Wind direction real time - Dockweiler

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:25 am

I have to say that I really enjoy those existing comments!!!

SamKellner wrote:Go Hawks :!: 8-)

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