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Weather4D

Weather4D is the first application to use the power of GPU for iPad and iPhone to animate the weather like a video

Weather4D is the first application to use the power of GPU for iPad and iPhone to animate the weather like a video

Weather4D

by Olivier Bouyssou
Weather4D
Weather4D
Weather4D

What is it about?

Weather4D is the first application to use the power of GPU for iPad and iPhone to animate the weather like a video. 2D or 3D display is complemented by the continuous scrolling of time which allows to perfectly visualize the evolution of weather phenomena to come. The automatic scrolling can be accelerated or slowed manually by forward or backward in time by simply sliding a finger or by time increments through taps on icons "next / previous".

Weather4D

App Details

Version
1.3.9
Rating
(14)
Size
95Mb
Genre
Weather Utilities
Last updated
May 31, 2017
Release date
March 24, 2011
More info

Weather4D is $14.99 but there are more add-ons

  • $33.99

    1 Year HD Forecast Subscription

  • $16.99

    3 Months HD Forecast Subscription

App Screenshots

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App Store Description

Weather4D is the first application to use the power of GPU for iPad and iPhone to animate the weather like a video. 2D or 3D display is complemented by the continuous scrolling of time which allows to perfectly visualize the evolution of weather phenomena to come. The automatic scrolling can be accelerated or slowed manually by forward or backward in time by simply sliding a finger or by time increments through taps on icons "next / previous".

Global data are based on the 8 day forecast from the U.S. model GFS distributed as GRIB files, and can be complemented by fine mesh forecasts to 96 hours in 1 hour to several areas including western Europe (subscription to WRF). These forecasts are updated four times a day.

Universal Application:

Fully functional on all devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch). No additional costs!

Weather data types:

- Cloud cover
- Precipitations (Rain, Snow)
- Wind 10 m above mean sea level
- Temperature 2 m above mean sea level
- Pressure MSL
- CAPE
- Waves (Height, period & direction)
- Ocean currents

Data model:

- Data from NOAA GFS, CMC GEM, WRF, FNMOC WW3, MyOcean & Tidetech
- Forecasts up to 8 day
- Data steps : 3h, 12h, 24h
- Worldwide Cover
- Resolution : 0.5°, 1°, 2°
- Data updated 4 times a day (every 6 hours)

The data are in the form of stacked layers that can be assembled at will. The fine tunings allow to adjust the readability according to the taste of user: modes display, level of transparency, types of symbols, etc.. A "full screen mode" allows you to use the entire screen area.

Weather4D is a very user friendly application and easy to use. However, it relies on highly accurate forecasts developed for professional use worldwide. It is designed for demanding users.