Hurricane Force Wind

Some articles on winds, hurricane, wind:

Ocean Prediction Center - Ocean Applications Branch
... One example is the adaptation of ocean surface winds observed from the QuikSCAT satellite in early 2000 ... Prior to the QuikSCAT launch, there was no ability to observe, verify, and warn of hurricane-force wind conditions, areas where wind speed exceeds 64 knots (119 km/h), often associated with strong winter ocean ... QuikSCAT data routinely available in 2000, OPC began to issue hurricane-force wind warnings ...
Beaufort Scale - Modern Scale
... Beaufort number Description Wind speed Wave height Sea conditions Land conditions Sea state photo Associated Warning Flag 0 Calm < 1 km/h (< 0.3 m/s) 0 m Flat ... Smoke drift indicates wind direction ... Leaves and wind vanes are stationary ...
List Of New England Hurricanes - List of Tropical Cyclones - 20th Century
... Hourly wind reports indicated sustained 50 mph (80 km/h) but actual winds were higher than hourly observations ... Severe hurricane in New Bedford and Martha's Vineyard Massachusetts ... Widespread wind losses to structures ...

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