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Wind Direction

Description

FAQ: https://starttorun.info/wind-direction/</p><p></p><p>The Wind Direction data field shows the direction of the wind (relative to your path of travel) and up to 2 metrics.</p><p></p><p>Donations</p><p>The data field is fully functional without donating (there is a message at regular intervals to encourage donations, refreshing the wind direction info can occur multiple times per activity after donation).</p>

What’s New

WHEN USING CONTACT DEVELOPER ADD YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS OTHERWISE I CAN'T REPLY!</p><p></p><p>Check out my other apps: https://apps.garmin.com/en-US/developer/bd929e5f-ba13-4cd6-9c55-ca9ba71bed83/apps</p><p></p><p>VERSION HISTORY</p><p>2.3 fix temperature conversion</p><p>2.2 change default weather provider to Garmin, change default arrow color to green</p><p>2.1 added beaufort scale</p><p>2.0 added ability to choose the color of the directional arrow, added extra weather provider.</p>

Additional Information

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This app requires access to:

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Average Rating: (13 Ratings)

Martin Larner
September 9, 2021

The windspeed overlaying the arrow is a bad idea. There's plenty of room to have them side by side. My vision is a bit poor so I can't really see (farsighted), but it's still not good. The arrow is also poor. It should be very clear which is the tail and which is the point. Finally, I have found the accuracy unreliable. Many times, it has been literally 90º or 180º off from actual wind direction, when checked physically and with Weather Apps.

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