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On they changed the forecast map. now it looks like this:

new interactive map

before, it had much more details, and you could zoom in it to find out the perfect spot for the forecasted wind direction:

old google map


are these googlemap-forecasts still available somewhere?

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Have you got your pictures the wrong way round? The first one seems to have much more info. – Rory Alsop May 17 '13 at 10:54
nothing wrong here: the new map is the first one. It is not that bad, only in the old map you could zoom in further. that's why I would like to have access to the old map too still – rubo77 May 17 '13 at 19:08

The data from the old wind forecasts probably came from NOAA, and it's available here. The raw data is in the form of GRIB files.

You can do a search for "GRIB Viewer" and find some apps that will work. You can also search for "GRIB KML", and might be able to download grib files in a KML/KMZ format that can be shown on Google Earth or Google Maps.

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Can you show how to take the data for Denmark and include them in googlemaps? is it possible to show them in the online googlemaps? – rubo77 May 18 '13 at 11:04
I asked this here:… – rubo77 May 18 '13 at 13:24
It's possible, but I don't know how exactly. There might be some free apps. There are several commercial, such as Grib Explorer ( NOAA has the data format on their web site in case you can write an app for it. – xpda May 18 '13 at 19:24
I'd rather don't want any app for it, but have it directly shown inside – rubo77 May 18 '13 at 20:16
This might help: – xpda May 18 '13 at 21:24

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