An animated map of global wind conditions, forecasted by supercomputers and updated every three hours.
The “Surface” layer represents conditions at ground or water level, this layer follows the contours of mountains, valleys, etc. Overlays show another dimension of data using color. Some overlays are valid at a specific height while others are valid for the entire thickness of the atmosphere.
Weather data is generated from numerical models. Earth implies no guarantee of accuracy.
Hint: click ‘Earth’ to get more options, then play around. Click and drag to change the earth’s perspective, scroll to zoom in and out.