BackForward Variable: Wind gust

Full name Wind gust
Definition Maximum value, over the observing cycle, of the 3-second running average wind speed
Measuring Units m.s-1  Uncertainty Units m.s-1 
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units m.s-1 (Stability /decade)


Last modified:
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: No
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Sub-domain: Land surface
      • Variable: Wind gust
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Near Surface
          • Land surface
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Wind gust  (3)

This tables shows all related requirements. For more operations/filtering, please consult the full list of Requirements
Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
763 Wind gust Near Surface
Land surface
Aeronautical Meteorology 0.5 m.s-1 
1 m.s-1 
2 m.s-1 
5 sec
60 sec
2 min
5 sec
60 sec
2 min
Point firm 2014-03-31 J van der Meulen
698 Wind gust Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 1 m.s-1 
1.7 m.s-1 
5 m.s-1 
1 km
5 km
20 km
60 sec
10 min
60 min
60 sec
10 min
60 min
Global land reasonable 2013-04-15 P. Ambrosetti