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Details
Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO Weather
AlphaCode : SUWIND
FeatureName: Surface Wind
Alias : SUWIND
CamelCase : SurfaceWind
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : Wind blowing near the Earth’s surface. It is measured, by convention, at a height of 10 m above ground in an area where the distance between the anemometer and any obstruction is at least 10 times the height of the obstruction.
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Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : New feature for addition to WXO.
Justification : Feature is a critical component of meteorology and identification is essential for short and long term forecasting and maritime safety.
Proposed : 2015-05-20
Accepted : 2016-04-18
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