The data included wind speed observations for sixteen sites in the Outer Banks. None of these sites reported any outages during the storm, providing us with a more comprehensive wind data set for [Hurricane] Sandy.
Bryce Tyner, NCSU Research Assistant and CIMMSE contributor
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The WeatherFlow Wind Meter is an anemometer that fits in your pocket. You'll receive one free Wind Meter per year as long as your Gold membership is active.
With Gold Membership, enjoy one-on-one help from our expert support staff on how to configure and utilize any of our weather tools, including custom maps, forecasts, alerts, and much more.
iKitesurf engineers design, build, install, and maintain our own network of research grade weather stations that are meteorologist-located for maximum quality.
Access our precision iKitesurf pro forecast discussions. Our extensive experience forecasting local wind patterns delivers unmatched accuracy. (North America only.)
With Pro Membership or better, enjoy full access to our wind data historical archives (extending beyond 25 years for some stations) -- including data download capability.
With Plus Membership or better you can receive unlimited real-time Wind Alerts from your local favorite spots. Don't want to miss another day? We can help.
Set up Forecast Alerts to be notified when conditions are predicted to reach thresholds that you select. Choose from multiple forecast models, worldwide.
A unique animation of predicted winds offers a more precise view of a forecast model's output.
iKitesurf's proprietary Nowcasts are powered by our own algorithm which takes into account nearby weather station reports plus hi-res forecast model data.
Along with all public forecast models, we offer our WRAMS model which offers increased accuracy thanks to input from our exclusive weather station network.
iKitesurf offers you accurate hourly high resolution sea surface current forecasts in several key regions throughout North America. (Resolution up to 200m.)
Water temperature data derived from daily satellite observations can be a handy reference any time your plans involve you in the water & not just above it. Available worldwide.
Another one of our crucial weather map layer products, nautical charts can be activated alongside our weather station observations to give you a precision view of your region. (North America only.)
We give you the option to reduce the number of ads in the iKitesurf interface, which can maximize the pixel space of the user interface for products such as our weather maps.
iKitesurf gives you in-depth Wind Statistics for all weather stations. With Plus Membership or better, you will have access to view stats for individual years.
Your complete Kite weather source, iKitesurf delivers real-time data from weather station networks around the world. We add new stations all the time.
iKitesurf gives you precise forecasts for where you Kite, and the ability to choose between multiple forecast models to give you the fullest picture possible.
Know when to go! We contact you when your local conditions reach the thresholds that you set. Alert settings include: wind speed, direction, gust, & more.
iKitesurf has a large global network of Onsite Reporters who check in with their local wind & weather reports. Join our crowdsourcing revolution.
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With powerful Archives of our wind graphs & observations, and valuable Statistics for all stations, we give you the best historical wind data available.
Always keep an eye on the tide! On iKitesurf you can view high and low tides as well as predicted currents for locations worldwide. Our graph and tabular format is quick & easy to use.
We offer high-resolution radar and satellite overlays on our wind observation maps enabling you to pinpoint rain events & cloud cover in relation to your location. (North America only.)
Organize your Favorite spots on one list. Add your local forecasts to your "My Weather" menu. Create a custom map view for your trip to Hawaii next month. And much more.
iKitesurf includes NWS forecast bulletins and marine watches & warnings for United States coastal locations including east & west coasts, Gulf, Great Lakes.
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iKitesurf delivers the best-available wind information to you via web and mobile (iOS and Android devices). Stay tuned in on both - for the complete iKitesurf experience.