EAI WebApp v3.5
Weather/ NOTAMs & E6B Tools

- Runway Crosswinds -

Enter Runway Heading, Wind Direction in degrees (°) and Wind Speed in Kts into the form.
Colored warnings will be shown when X-winds exceed 15 or 20 kts (head winds +5) and wind angles greater than 45 ° and 60 °.

Cross/Headwind Calculator
Runway Heading   ° Mag
Wind Direction   ° Mag
Wind Speed   Kts  @  
Headwind   Kts
Crosswind ° @   Kts

Rule of thumb: with a 30 ° wind angle the crosswind is 50% of the wind speed; at 45 ° the crosswind is 70%; over 60 ° the crosswind is 100%.

For the latest weather, visit our METAR/TAF tool:

See the image below for a graphical representation of crosswind components.

crosswind chart

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