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-The direction from which the wind is blowing. For example, an easterly wind is blowing from the east, not toward the east. It is reported with reference to true north, or 360 degrees on the compass, and expressed to the nearest 10 degrees, or to one of the 16 points of the compass (N, NE, WNW, etc.).+The direction from which the '''[[wind]]''' is blowing. For example, an easterly wind is blowing from the east, not toward the east. It is reported with reference to true north, or 360 degrees on the compass, and expressed to the nearest 10 degrees, or to one of the 16 points of the compass (N, NE, WNW, etc.).
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Return to '''[[Snow and Weather Glossary]]''', '''[[Working with Snow]]''', '''[[Freestyle Skiing]]''' or see '''[[Wind]]''' Return to '''[[Snow and Weather Glossary]]''', '''[[Working with Snow]]''', '''[[Freestyle Skiing]]''' or see '''[[Wind]]'''

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The direction from which the wind is blowing. For example, an easterly wind is blowing from the east, not toward the east. It is reported with reference to true north, or 360 degrees on the compass, and expressed to the nearest 10 degrees, or to one of the 16 points of the compass (N, NE, WNW, etc.).

Image:Wind speed measurement.jpg


Also see


Return to Snow and Weather Glossary, Working with Snow, Freestyle Skiing or see Wind

Examples;

  • 1. Mountains and Clouds Timelapse, by Alex H see [1]
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