Asked by: Mayalen Ricondoasked in category: General Last Updated: 17th May, 2020
What is gale force winds in mph?
In this regard, what speed are gale force winds UK?
|Beaufort number||Description||Wind speed|
|8||Gale, fresh gale||39–46 mph|
|9||Strong/severe gale||41–47 knots|
Also, what force is 20 mph winds? JetStream Max: Beaufort Wind Force Scale
|Beaufort Wind Force||Wind Average||Speed Range|
|3||9 kt 10 mph 16 km/h||7-10 kt 8-12 mph 12-19 km/h|
|4||13 kt 16 mph 24 km/h||11-16 kt 13-18 mph 20-28 km/h|
|5||19 kt 22 mph 34 km/h||17-21 kt 19-24 mph 29-38 km/h|
|6||24 kt 28 mph 44 km/h||22-27 kt 25-31 mph 39-49 km/h|
Also asked, are gale force winds dangerous?
Gale Definition The word, gale in the context of wind definition, normally refers to a full-strength gale force wind. This means wind speeds of 63 - 87 km/h (39 - 54 mph). Naturally, winds of this wind speeds can be very dangerous and destructive.
What wind speed stops ferries?
- Conventional ships have a sail ban with winds over 8B / 9B = 39 - 54 mph. In general, a 24 - 27 mph wind = 5B - 6B wind does not create substantial problems.