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Windrose

Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:07 pm
by IronConrad
Is there a way to make Windroses in OWM?

If not, that would be a nice feature. A windrose are lines on the map showing distances considering wind and such.

I suppose I could draw them with a line but not sure how it would go with layers.

Linky: https://www.alamy.com/old-map-of-europe ... 73985.html

Re: Windrose

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:36 am
by Kanchou
IronConrad wrote:Is there a way to make Windroses in OWM?

If not, that would be a nice feature. A windrose are lines on the map showing distances considering wind and such.

I suppose I could draw them with a line but not sure how it would go with layers.

Linky: https://www.alamy.com/old-map-of-europe ... 73985.html


You can't make them, but with have a variety of compass/wind roses under the "Basic Map Decor" feature category and then some under the Pirates set.

https://www.otherworldmapper.com/expansiondetails.html

We could add some more if you are interested :)

Thank you!

- Alejandro

Re: Windrose

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:22 am
by IronConrad
The wind roses in ancient maps used lines across the ocean to show the time the distance will take based on the prevailing winds.

So, the lines extend across the ocean. I think I could add them manually but was thinking I might have an issue with the layering. I want it on the ocean but not the land mass.

And, well ... they kinda' look sweet.

Re: Windrose

Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:50 am
by Kanchou
IronConrad wrote:The wind roses in ancient maps used lines across the ocean to show the time the distance will take based on the prevailing winds.

So, the lines extend across the ocean. I think I could add them manually but was thinking I might have an issue with the layering. I want it on the ocean but not the land mass.

And, well ... they kinda' look sweet.


Oh, so you mean a rhumbline network/windrose lines?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhumbline_network

We can try to add it later this year, we should be able to fit it with the projections.

- Alejandro

Re: Windrose

Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:56 am
by IronConrad
Correct.

Interesting problem.

Re: Windrose

Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:51 pm
by Kanchou
IronConrad wrote:Correct.

Interesting problem.


We'll try to add this this year. Definitely something needed..
Thank you!

- Alejandro