Get the 3-Day Weather Forecast for Your Flags!
The Flag Weather forecasts how your flags are expected to fly over a 3-day period! If the wind is a Moderate Gale (38.4 mph) or stronger, FlagDesk recommend's to NOT fly flags to preserve flag life.
|Force||Wind Description||Wind Speed||Flag Conditions / Recommendation|
|0||Calm||< 0.7 mph||Flags are hanging and not waving.|
|1||Light Air||0.7 – 3.4 mph||Flags are hanging and not waving.|
|2||Light Breeze||3.4 – 7.4 mph||Flags are waving slightly.|
|3||Gentle Breeze||7.4 – 12.2 mph||Flags are waving slightly and small flags are extended.|
|4||Moderate Breeze||12.2 – 17.9 mph||Flags are waving and flapping.|
|5||Fresh Breeze||17.9 – 24.1 mph||Flags are extending, flapping and rippling.|
|6||Strong Breeze||24.1 – 31 mph||Flags are extending, beating and popping.|
|7||Moderate Gale||31 – 38.4 mph||Flags are beating and popping.|
|8||Fresh Gale||38.4 – 46.3 mph||Recommended to NOT fly flags!|
|9||Strong Gale||46.3 – 54.8 mph||Recommended to NOT fly flags!|
|10||Whole Gale||54.8 – 63.6 mph||Recommended to NOT fly flags!|
|11||Storm||63.6 – 72.9 mph||Recommended to NOT fly flags!|
|12||Hurricane||> 72.9 mph||Recommended to NOT fly flags!|
The Flag Weather is based on the Beaufort Wind Scale, an empirical measurment created in 1805 that relates the strength of the wind to observed conditions at sea and on land.