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Descriptive terms of wind speeds

Descriptive terms of wind speeds (Text Version)

Descriptive Term Beaufort Force Wind Speed
(Knot)
Wind Speed
(km/h)
  Descriptive Term Beaufort Force Wind Speed
(Knot)
Wind Speed
(km/h)
Calm 0 < 1 < 2 Gale 8 34 63
35 65
36 67

Light

1 1 2 37 68
2 4 38 70
3 6 39 72
2 4 7 40 75
5 9 9 41 76
6 12 42 77

Moderate

3 7 13 43 79
8 14 44 81
9 16 45 83
10 19 46 85
4 11 20 47 87
12 22 Storm 10 48 88
13 23 49 90
14 25 50 92
15 27 51 94
16 30 52 96

Fresh

5 17 31 53 99
18 34 54 101
19 36 55 103
20 38 11 56 104
21 40 57 106
Strong 6 22 41 58 108
23 43 59 110
24 45 60 112
25 47 61 113
26 49 62 115
27 51 63 117
7

  

28 52 Hurricane 12 64 118
29 54 65 121
30 56 66 122
31 58 67 124
32 59 68 126
33 62 69 128
  70 130
71 131
72 133
73 135

 

Last revision date: <22 Jan 2013>