Wrong Wind
Post by iconPost by GeGaX | 2019-06-12 | 19:29:44

Hi Cvetan 😉,
There is a very big difference between the VR winds and the winds of the router.

=> VR: TWD 345.8 ° / TWS 7.55kt
=> ZEZO: TWD 354 ° / TWS 9.7kt

There are worries about the NOAA today, it seems that VR is still on the file all_2019_06_12_06z.grib

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Post by iconPost by tyghfg | 2019-06-13 | 00:26:04
its's almost 10 degrees by now
Post by iconPost by YourMomSA | 2019-06-13 | 01:06:37
It's a mess. Time to navigate freestyle, I guess. Until it re-syncs and suddenly some people are lucky and the rest are unlucky.

Unfortunately, I think it'll suddenly get fixed in the French morning, while I'm sleeping tonight, while I think I'm currently leading the Magellan leg. C'est la vie.
Post by iconPost by SlyStarLeRetour | 2019-06-13 | 02:00:08
Oui c'est la vie :) ... but till it get fixed, which winds could be the correct ones, VR or Zezo ? Or at least the most reliable ?

Post by iconPost by MidnightFoiler | 2019-06-13 | 03:26:47
VR client and server at least seem to match (as they should), so VR
Post by iconPost by Reves_de_gosse | 2019-06-13 | 04:32:05
NOAA still not working and GeGax is right for the wind in use in VR.

Post by iconPost by tyghfg | 2019-06-13 | 06:31:31
Could it be connected?
https://www.wctv.tv/content/news/NOAA-updates-GFS-global-weather-model-511206542.html
Post by iconPost by mak08 | 2019-06-13 | 08:05:03
Starting from 2019-06-12, NOAA have changed their FTP directory from
https://nomads.ncep.noaa.gov/pub/data/nccf/com/gfs/prod/gfs.YYYYMMDDCC/
to
https://nomads.ncep.noaa.gov/pub/data/nccf/com/gfs/prod/gfs.YYYYMMDD/CC/
where CC is the cycle (00, 06, 12, 18)

Looks like VR missed this change and use the 2019-06-11/18 wind since then. Zezo is on current data.
Post by iconPost by regattagame | 2019-06-13 | 08:15:31
Hi zezo people;
Change in noaa forcasts directory structure were announced on June the 4th through their user mailing list, check their announcement on our forum over there:
http://www.regattagame.net/rg/rg2.0/zorglub/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=712&p=6821#p6796
Might be that VR it too busy to read this mailing list ? :)
By the way, regattagame.net is based on 2 wind changes a day and rather large wind cells (10, 0.5 or 0.25 degrees) but next Saturday (June the 15th) at 10h00 UTC+2 is starting the Silver Cup on Lac Genova on 0.05 degrees wind cells with wind changes each 3 hours, a premiere on regattagame !
Fair winds to all, wherever you sail


Post by iconPost by MidnightFoiler | 2019-06-13 | 08:16:42
In other words, one forward slash messed up our race!
Post by iconPost by zezo | 2019-06-13 | 09:08:16
Yep. A slash between the date and the hour.

diff:

- printf(...%d%02d%02d%02d/
+ printf(...%d%02d%02d/%02d/

Thanks to mac08 for pointing me to the NOAA mailing list and also to the change itself.

Looks like VR got it too now.
Post by iconPost by Reves_de_gosse | 2019-06-13 | 08:49:13
Many thanks, it works. :-))
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