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.