Kelvin Helmholtz Instability Waves

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Kelvin Helmholtz Instability Waves

Postby von-Kármán » Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:03 am

Some very nice Kelvin-Helmholtz instability waves in the WV loop on the western edge of this low ... thought I'd share:
http://www.weatherzone.com.au/satellite ... =sat_wv_bw

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Re: Kelvin Helmholtz Instability Waves

Postby von-Kármán » Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:47 am

You may need WZ Silver to access the above link and see the instability, so if you cant see it have a look here: http://realtime2.bsch.au.com/wv_sat.htm ... &stop=#nav

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Re: Kelvin Helmholtz Instability Waves

Postby Pete » Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:31 am

I've only ever seen Kelvin Helmholtz clouds once and that was last summer when a trough was sitting just to the west. They're pretty interesting clouds. :)

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Re: Kelvin Helmholtz Instability Waves

Postby von-Kármán » Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:06 pm

Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds are actually reasonably common if you look hard enough. The above WV loop does not show "Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds", but just an example of a Kelvin-Helmholtz instability in the water vapour circling the deep low in the bight. :)

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Kelvin Helmholtz Instability Waves

Postby Fu Manchu » Tue Aug 09, 2011 6:45 am

cloud app. soc. wrote: yfrog.com/kfy9nivj It ain't a classic Kelvin-Helmholtz, but it is indeed an example of one. No one said it had to …

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Kelvin Helmholtz Instability Waves

Postby Fu Manchu » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:13 am

An amazing example of these weirdo clouds
http://www.alabamawx.com/?p=55225
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Re: Kelvin Helmholtz Instability Waves

Postby silvercloud » Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:57 pm

Wow, that's incredible.


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