# Wind direction

Could someone try and explain to me how this wind map works? Thanks

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These are actually a bit more simple to read than you may think.

The direction the āarmā (Super long line) is pointing is where the wind is coming from in a True Heading. So from your picture, most of the wind here is coming from the South. Maybe varying from 160 to 230 degrees.

• The flag/triangle indicates 50kts

• 1 line on the arm indicates 10kts

• Ā½ line on the arm indicates 5 kts

So, to read these, youād add up the lines and their values to determine a wind speed.

Example: 1 triangle + 2 lines + Ā½ line = 50 + 10 + 10 + 5 = 75kts

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Oh wow that actually makes much more sense! Thank you :)

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@Highlander24ā¦ Hereās the most updating interactive weather site for the USā¦ I recommend it to you.

https://www.aviationweather.gov/windtemp?gis=off

MaxSends

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They are called āWind Barbsā, if Iām not mistaken.

I use that a lot for Wind Information, seems to be quite reliable.

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this website is a bliss
if i m not wrong we from the game perspective