Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Vaisala Wind Sensor WM30

Wind does have an impact on surface transportation. From high winds blowing over high profile vehicles to blowing snow and sand, monitoring wind for transportation needs is important. The Vaisala Wind Sensor WM30 connects to your RWIS station to provide valuable site specific wind information.

Wind Sensor WM30 Combined wind speed and direction sensor with affordable price for maritime observations


    • Combined wind speed and direction sensor with affordable price
    • Compact and light design is optimal for mobile applications
    • Low power consumption
    • Fast and linear response to wind
    Technical Specifications

     Technical Specifications

    Wind speed

    ​Sensor / transducer type           
    ​Dual reed switch
    0.5...60 m/s

    ​Measurement range

    ​Starting threshold

    ​Distance constant
    ​<0.4 m/s

    ​Transducer output ​2 m

    (range 0.4...60 m/s)

    1 Hz ~ 0.7 m/s

    ​     wind speed up to
        10 m/s
    ​±0.3 m/s

    ​     wind speed over
         10 m/s
    ​error < 2%

    Wind direction

    ​Sensor / transducer type

    ​Measurement range

    ​      WMS301 1-wiper

    ​      WMS302 2-wiper

    ​Starting threshold
    ​<1.0 m/s

    ​Delay distance ​0.6 m

    ​Accuracy ​better than ±3°


    ​Operating  supply voltage ​3...15 VDC

    Operating temperature


    Operating temperature
    Storage temperature

    -40...+55 °C (-40...+131 °F)
    -60...+65 °C (-76...+149 °F)

    For complete specifications, please see the datasheet or user guide in "Documents".

    Related Services
    • Repair Services 
    • Vaisala repair services include fault tracing and repair or replacement of failed components, as well as final testing to ensure your equipment is functioning properly. Repairs can be carried out on site or at one of our service centers.
    • Spare Parts 
    • Get rapid access to the spare parts you need to maximize the uptime of your equipment and ensure reliable and accurate operation. In addition to standard spare part delivery, we also offer an express service where parts are shipped within one business day.
    • Warranty 
    • All Vaisala products and services are covered by a 12-month warranty as standard, with selected products covered for up to 24 months. During this period you benefit from free repair or replacement of faulty equipment.