Wind Barbs Request

You only need to specify this style URL in your client and it will automatically know what other URLs request for other resources such as vector tiles and wind barbs icons:<parameter>/style.json?<optionals>

Only wind speed in knots are supported, for example:

For example, below is the result for

Wind barbs docu

And for a colored version

Colored wind barbs

Mandatory Fields

parameterThe parameter for which you want to retrieve the symbols. Available is wind_speed_<level>:kn.
Available altitude levels: 2m - 20000m (continuously), 5ft - 65000ft (continuously)
Available pressure levels (global): 1000hPa, 950hPa, 925hPa, 900hPa, 850hPa, 800hPa, 700hPa, 500hPa, 300hPa, 250hPa, 200hPa, 150hPa, 100hPa, 70hPa, 50hPa, 10hPa
Available flight levels (global): FL20, FL50, FL100, FL140, FL180, FL240, FL300, FL340, FL390, FL450
String with the parameter name and unit separated by either a colon or a slash.wind_speed_100hPa:kn, wind_speed_10m:kn

Optional Fields

Optional fields can be attached to the query string as follows:


The following table describes all optional parameters:

colorWether to color the wind barbs according to wind speed colormap.String. Default: falsecolor=true
datetimeDate for which the vector data is retrieved.Dates and times are specified according to the ISO-86011 format (YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ). All times are in UTC. Note that the part containing time specifications (Thh:mm:ss) is optional. The default setting is now. For more details see Date/Time Description 2018-04-12T12:45Z
sourceThis parameter is used to select a specific source (model) for weather data.String. Default: mixecmwf-ifs, ncep-gfs, ukmo-um10, etc.
resolutionControls the density of weather symbols per tile.Two doubles or two integer: <resolution_lat>,<resolution_lon> or <number_lons>x<number_lats>resolution=0.1,0.1, resolution=400x300
access_tokenInstead of basic authentication, you can opt to use OAuth authentication as described here: OAuth AuthentificationString.eyJhbGciOicCI6 ... y2QT4fwpMeJ