|Description||Wind waves are waves on the ocean surface. Wind is defined as a two-dimensional (horizontal) air velocity vector, with no vertical component. (Vertical motion in the atmosphere has the standard name upward_air_velocity.) "to_direction" is used in the construction X_to_direction and indicates the direction towards which the velocity vector of X is headed.|
|AMIP code (Library of AMIP Data Transmission Standards)||not specified|
The parameter was taken from the NetCDF CF Metadata Convention.