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Moel Accre Weather Station

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Station Details

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Station Situation

Moel Accre Wendy station is on the Clwydian Range, just to the Southeast of Ruthin, in North Wales. For detailed location, see the linked map.|OS Grid ref: SJ168533|Altitude: 1300ft (396m)

Interpreting Readings

The actual site at Moel Accre takes wind directions from WSW round through W to WNW , but the Wendy station is used to check the winds for other nearby hills, such as Moel Famau, which take other wind directions. The anemometer is approx 25 feet above ground level, and is in clear air for most directions. Because it is on the hill edge, it reads the "compression" or "venturi" windspeed on the edge itself, which may be higher in Westerlies than on other sites nearby. This site is also heavily influenced by Wave Doubling in Westerlies, due to atmospheric wave set off by the Snowdon massif to the west. This can again cause the station to experience winds that are much higher than other places on the same day. more...

Pilot Notes

The site is used by Hang Gliders, and Paragliders, who belong to the North Wales Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club, who should be contacted before flying a Hang or Paraglider in the area.

Local contacts

North Wales Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club

Sites Associated With this Station

SiteLatest Wind
Caer Caradoc Not logged on
 
Clatter Not logged on
 
Corndon Not logged on
 
Foel Lus Not logged on
 
Great Orme Not logged on
 
Gyrn Moelfre Not logged on
 
Lan Fawr Not logged on
 
Lawley Not logged on
 
Llandinam Not logged on
 
Llangollen Not logged on
 
Llantysilio Mountain Not logged on
 
Long Mynd Not logged on
 
Moel Accre Not logged on
 
Moel Famau Not logged on
 
Moel y Faen Not logged on
 
Penmaenbach Not logged on
 
Penycloddiau East Not logged on
 
Penycloddiau West Not logged on
 
Sarn Not logged on
 
Shepherds Tump Not logged on
 
Thurstaston Not logged on
 

Service Status

This station appears to be working normally.
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