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Volume 6
Fall / Winter

Without instrumentation, it is always difficult to guess what the wind speed is.  As a guide to better estimate wind speed, we have included the Beaufort Scale of Wind force as a guide.  The Beaufort Scale of wind force is universally used whenever a good estimate of wind is needed.  For more information on the Who, What, and When of Mr. Beaufort  -  click on the umbrella at the right.