SYNOPTIC WEATHER ANALYSIS

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  • Created on: 23-09-18 23:09
What is an isopleth?
a line which connects equal values of a quantity e.g. isotach is a line of constant wind speed.
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what weather conditions exist when isobars are tightly packed?
there is a strong pressure gradient and therefore strong winds
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what weather conditions exist when isobars are far apart?
there is a weak pressure gradient and therefore weak winds
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what is the gradient along an isopleth?
zero
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What is the pressure gradient at the centre of a high or low pressure system?
zero
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what weather conditions exist when isobars are tightly packed?

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there is a strong pressure gradient and therefore strong winds

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what weather conditions exist when isobars are far apart?

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what is the gradient along an isopleth?

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What is the pressure gradient at the centre of a high or low pressure system?

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