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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
    • 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.
    • Service Center Repair  
    • If your instrument requires repair.