A Mesmerizing Animated Interactive Map Visualizing Global Wind Patterns in Calming Blues and Greens

March 6 Forecast

Engineer Cameron Beccario of NullSchool has created the EarthWindMap, a truly mesmerizing animated interactive view of global weather patterns using forecasted information from a variety of reliable sources. The wind pattern visualizations are particularly hypnotic, as they curl around the Earth in calming shades of blue and green.

a visualization of global weather conditions
forecast by supercomputers
updated every three hours
ocean surface current estimates
updated every five days
ocean surface temperatures and
anomaly from daily average (1981-2011)
updated daily
ocean waves
updated every three hours
updated every thirty minutes

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