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Can we see wind strength on water ?

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Hello !

I have heard in a video that we can spot the strength of wind by looking for the darker areas on sea. Is it real ? I am not able to see disparities between zones for now.

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Yes, this is true. As you say the darker the water, the more wind. Sometimes the differences are just too small to notice. That's why you don't see differences in color all the time.

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On 12/4/2019 at 6:00 PM, Aeolus said:

Yes, this is true. As you say the darker the water, the more wind. Sometimes the differences are just too small to notice. That's why you don't see differences in color all the time.

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On 12/4/2019 at 5:00 PM, Aeolus said:

Yes, this is true. As you say the darker the water, the more wind. Sometimes the differences are just too small to notice. That's why you don't see differences in color all the time.

I'll look out for this! Haven't noticed it before, I've seen what seem to be white streams which i thought indicated gusts too? 

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As an inland sailor, I'm used to very big differences in the patches on the water.  I'm still trying to train my eyes in VR.

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@Sailor_Barbie The darker patches can only be seen in 2D view.  Look at the the circle in the top left of the screen. Click on the circle to expand to full screen.

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On 5/4/2020 at 6:32 AM, SESCA said:

@Sailor_Barbie The darker patches can only be seen in 2D view.  Look at the the circle in the top left of the screen. Click on the circle to expand to full screen.

or Press "C" 😎

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