calm wind


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calm wind

The term means that wind speed is 5 knots or less. Generally, controllers use the term wind calm.
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It is expected that, during the next two days, the morning conditions will be suitable for the formation of fog due to that the relative humidity will maintain its high levels associated with drop in temperature and calm wind.
We had calm winds and two perfectly clear approach ends to choose from, and we decided to let the controllers put us into an actual instrument approach that almost cost us a limited-edition Prowler.
However, three factors suggest that this does not explain the foraging inactivity of Glaucous Gulls under calm wind conditions.
Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
5 miles, calm wind, heavy drizzle, a broken cloud layer at 800 feet and an overcast at 1300 feet.
Those warmer waters are strongly linked to calm wind conditions.
They soothe the digestive system, help to calm wind and ease discomfort.
Clear days with calm wind and seas are the easiest times to spot the whales, parks officials said.
Think about the different power settings and airplane configuration changes you'll need to make on a calm wind day versus when there's 20 knots howling down the centerline.
For the purpose of determining whether you should use an airport's designated calm wind runway, a wind speed of __ is considered calm wind.