Lookup tables wind direction

In this lookup table the wind directions from the logbooks, generally expressed in points of the compass, are translated/converted, where possible, in whole degrees.

 

Table name: Lookup_xx_WindDirection (xx = ES, FR, NL or UK)

Field name

Description

WindDirection

Wind direction expression, found in the CLIWOC database

ProbWindDD

Wind direction in degrees;
0=no wind.
1-360=direction (e.g. 90: wind coming from the East, 180: wind from the South, 270: wind from the West and 360: wind from the North).
500=missing or unknown direction.
999=variable.