GOES Satellite Derived Wind Products

High Density GOES-East Visible Cloud-Drift Winds - Eastern U.S. and Atlantic Coverage

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Wind Vector Key

600 - 800hPa > 34kts

801 - 950hPa > 34kts


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GOES-8 Visible Winds - Latest 24 Hours

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Other GOES-8 Wind Products:

Imager Water Vapor Imager Infrared Sounder Water Vapor


General Information on Winds Production and Image Interpretation.

Obtain more information on GOES-8/9 high density winds derivation by Gray et al, 1996



For more information contact:

Hank Drahos, Chief, FPDT hdrahos@nesdis.noaa.gov

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Latest Update 09/03/99