The Big Picture
This is very cool. Wind patterns around the globe, in real time. Gathered from NOAA data and mapped onto the Earth’s sphere.
Rotate it. Zoom in.
On this night, December 15, 2013, there’s some serious blows going down between Nova Scotia and Labrador, and across the isthmus of Mexico, while Capes Horn and Good Hope are relatively quiet.
There does, however, appear to a nasty cyclonishness twisting off Japan: