Sea breeze in IF?

You are probably wondering “there isn’t a sea breeze in IF?”. Well when every time I fly towards the coast (anywhere) I get hit with bad winds. Now if I’m coming of the coast onto land I get a bad tail wind. Can someone explain this to me??


Bad tailwind?

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u usually high or low altitude?

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High sometimes

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But it’s always worse closer to the coast.

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check looks like it always blowing east to west (usa)

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Ok thank you.

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ya select wind on the top right and u can change altitude on the right with the slider

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It’s just wind in the game lol, you can call it “sea breeze” if you want lol


Well IRL systems typically move in from the coast. I live in Vancouver, and 9 times out of 10, the wind is coming off of the water. Wind is created by high and low-pressure systems. You can think of these systems like this…

High-pressure systems can be viewed as a Helter-skelter amusement park ride…

The air starts at the top and spirals down, thus wind.

Low-pressure systems are the opposite and can be thought of like flushing a toilet bowl. Air is rushing into the center of the low-pressure system in a spiral motion, usually counter-clockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern hemisphere. The way these systems move throughout the world usually have wind coming in off the coast in most regions. However, these systems can go anywhere and that’s why there are days in Vancouver and in other cities where the wind may be heading out to the ocean.

As previously mentioned, is a very very useful tool and can help visualize what I’m talking about!

Some examples…
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Wind flowing inwards to a low-pressure area

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Air flowing outwards from a high-pressure area.

Hope this helps!
Safe flights!

Forgive me for going all Bill Nye on ya there
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Storms usually start out at sea so there is more of a chance of high winds then if you were over land. In he Atlantic, for example, there is usually a jet stream going West-East which is why the flights from Europe to America take longer than the return leg.
Here is a screenshot of right now of the Atlantic

The Yellow line is the jet stream and you can see the wind speed in the little window at the top of the Yellow line.

IF uses real time weather though so I think you might be right with your sea breeze theory.


It does help. And ur fine becoming bill nye tho. Lol


Use rudder to make your landing better.

I use for winds.

Thank you

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