Strong winds over the pacific

Right now I am flying an A350-900 over the pacific ocean (KLAX-WSSS if you were wondering) and there is a 140 kt headwind at 40,000 feet, Is there some storm or something or is this normal (I dont typically fly this far over the pacific)

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It’s likely the jet stream. Wind over oceans can be very strong.

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You will have strong winds for a while :)

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You just beat me to it lol

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Thanks! …

I am literally right where the marker is on the map :(

where did you find this?

On this cool website. You can select the altitude you want to check

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Thanks! I have never seen that before lmao

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Im probably going to have to divert : /

You won’t need to divert (unless it is time affecting you). The winds are safe and perfectly normal. Just make sure you’re at Mach 0.85 for the best/normal cruising speed in the A350. I’d suggest using fpltoif.com/simbrief to help create detailed flight plans that you can paste into Infinite Flight, and gather detailed flight information with a very accurate estimate of your flight time.

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I use flight database but it doesn’t account for winds I guess : /

Thank you!

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Thanks for that flight planner, its very detailed!

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No worries. I use it in all my IFR flying. It comes in super helpful sometimes knowing the procedures to use too.

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Once I saw the diversion airport option 😂

Thats a pretty cool one, thank you!

Yeah, that’s honestly very overrated. Simbrief/FPLtoIF will also give you a fuel calculation and will change the routing to best suite the winds if possible.

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Thanks you guys!

Im not going to use flight database anymore 😂

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Thank you to @infiniteflight_17 @nicopizarro @SamC @Ecoops123 and @InfiniteFlightDeck!

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Will it put you into the path of winds to go faster if possible?