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     The Beaufort Wind Scale
Force Wind Classification Appearance of the Water
0 Less than 1 knot Calm Smooth and mirror-like surface
1 1-3 knots Light Air Scaly ripples, no foam crests
2 4-6 knots Light Breeze Small wavelets, glassy crests, no breaking
3 7-10 knots Gentle Breeze Large wavelets, crests starting to break, a few whitecaps
4 11-16 knots Moderate Breeze Small waves 1-4 ft. becoming longer, numerous whitecaps
5 17-21 knots Fresh Breeze Moderate waves 4-8 ft taking longer form, many whitecaps, some spray
6 22-27 knots Strong Breeze Larger waves 8-13 ft, whitecaps common, more spray
7 28-33 knots Near Gale Sea heaps up, waves 13-20 ft, white foam streaks off breakers
8 34-40 knots Gale Moderately high (13-20 ft) waves of greater length, edges of crests begin to break into spindrift, foam blown in streaks
9 41-47 knots Strong Gale High waves (20 ft), sea begins to roll, dense streaks of foam, spray may reduce visibility
10 48-55 knots Storm Very high waves (20-30 ft) with overhanging crests, sea white with densely blown foam, heavy rolling, lowered visibility
11 56-63 knots Violent Storm Exceptionally high (30-45 ft) waves, foam patches cover sea, visibility more reduced
12 64+ knots Hurricane Air filled with foam, waves over 45 ft, sea completely white with driving spray, visibility greatly reduced


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     The Phonetic Alphabet
Letter Word
A Alpha
B Bravo
C Charley
D Delta
E Echo
F Foxtrot(or just Fox)
G Golf
H Hotel
I India
J Juliette
K Kilo
L Lima
M Mike
N November
O Oscar
P Papa
Q Quebec
R Romeo
S Sierra
T Tango
U Uniform
V Victor
W Whiskey
X X-ray
Y Yankee
Z Zulu
0 Zero
1 Wun (One)
2 Two
3 Tree (Three)
4 Fower (Four)
5 Fife (Five)
6 Six
7 Seven
8 Ait (Eight)
9 Niner (Nine)



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