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Wind Direction Smart Sensor

Measurement Category: Meteorological
Operating Environment: Above Water
Version(s): S-WDA-M003
Mounting: Mounting rod included; cross arm available.
Operating Mode: Free Streaming
Power Specification: Powered by ONSET Data Logger.


The Wind Direction Smart Sensor is a research-grade plug-and-play sensor for measuring and logging wind data. It provides average wind direction for the measurement interval. This highly-durable wind vane has a drip overhang for anti-icing. Its shielded stainless-steel ball bearings and static-dissipating housing provide a long sensor life. The sensor calculates a unit vector average of the wind direction, providing data directly in degrees.

Sensor Measurements

  • Direction (Wind)

Measurement Specifications
Range: 0 to 355 degrees Accuracy: +- 5 deg Resolution: 1.4 deg Starting Threshold: 1 m/s Max Wind Speed: 67 m/s

Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

Available off-the-shelf. Compatible with HOBO Micro Station Data Logger; HOBO U30 USB Weather Station; HOBO RX3000 Remote Monitoring Station; and HOBO H22 Energy Data Logger. Half and full cross beam mounting arm available.

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