Spire Weather Web Map Service

WMS (Web Map Services) is a turnkey solution to visualize weather forecast data into base maps and applications.


What is WMS?

WMS (Web Map Services) is a standard created by the Open Geospatial Consortium to deliver map layers (images) through the internet.

 

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Visit our style walkthrough

WMS styles vary depending on your business goals and applications. This interactive style walkthrough demonstrates how certain key styles can shine a light on how weather affects maritime operations.

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Easy to use

Choose from several different styles for each WMS layer to compose multiple views of the same information. These two images are both visualizing the same exact forecast data styled in 2 different ways.

Quickly integrate weather forecast visualizations into your GIS platform, web-site, or mobile application in just a few minutes.

Wind Gusts contour lines
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10‑Meter Wind Speed in color
10‑Meter Wind Speed Barbs
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Wind Gusts in color
 

Spire WMS and AIS with Mapbox base map

 

 

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Powerful

Spire Weather provides multiple Web Mapping Service (WMS) visualizations for each weather forecast, and users can choose which time to show or play through all of them sequentially.

Choose from a variety of weather variables and visual styles to enhance your platform.

Spire WMS and AIS with OpenLayers base map

 

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Available styles

Temperature values are provided in Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin.
Wind and ocean current speed values are provided in knots and meters/second.
Wave height values are provided in meters and feet.

Basic bundle

  • 2-Meter Air Temperature
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • 2-Meter Dewpoint Temperature
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • Mean Sea-Level Pressure (hPa)
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • 2-Meter Relative Humidity
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • Total Precipitation (mm)
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • 10-Meter U-Wind Component
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • 10-Meter V-Wind Component
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • 10-Meter Wind
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
    • Vectors
    • Wind Barbs
  • Wind Gust
    • Color
    • Contour Lines

Maritime Bundle

  • Significant Wave Height (combined wind waves + swell)
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • Mean Wave Direction (combined wind waves + swell)
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • Mean Wave Period (combined wind waves + swell)
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • Sea-Surface Temperature
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • Ocean current eastward component
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • Ocean current northward component
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
  • Ocean Current
    • Color
    • Contour Lines
    • Vectors