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WINDSHIFT LINE [1 record]

Record 1 2004-12-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Meteorological Forecasting, Data Measurement and Analysis
DEF

A long, but narrow axis across which the winds change direction (usually veer).

OBS

Wind Shift: A change in wind direction of 45 degrees or more in less than 15 minutes with sustained wind speeds of 10 knots or more throughout the wind shift.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Prévisions météorologiques et mesure et analyse des données
DEF

Ligne le long de laquelle il y a un changement soudain de la direction du vent.

CONT

Voici un exemple du type de situation technique émise : Basse pression sur Chicago en direction ENE 35. Haute pression sur New York en direction E 15. Ligne de saute de vent SW à NW sur Détroit en début de matinée Kingston en fin de soirée.

OBS

saute de vent : Variation brusque de la direction du vent.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Previsiones meteorológicas, medición y análisis de datos
DEF

Línea a lo largo de la cual hay un cambio brusco en la dirección del viento.

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