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To assess the wind vector from a isobar weather chart read off the difference in pressure over a distance of 150nm then multiply this by 5 to estimate the speed. The wind will blow in a direction parallel to the isobar lines with the low pressure on the left of the air flow.

This method can be used to assess the afternoon wind speed and direction from the predictive isobar chart on the top right of the mornings Met Form 215
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