p.p.s., Re: anyone plotting coastlines?

>  FlatField gridded_winds = (FlatField)
>     winds.resample(gridded_set, Data.NEAREST_NEIGHBOR, Data.NO_ERRORS);

Make that:

  FlatField gridded_winds = (FlatField)
    winds.resample(gridded_set, Data.WEIGHTED_AVERAGE, Data.NO_ERRORS);

for smooth interpolation.