Prevailing wind at ARP?
11/05/2018 11:48:01 AM
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Does anyone know the prevailing wind at ARP?
Does anyone know the prevailing wind at ARP?
11/05/2018 12:37:41 PM
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@Amb2021 Looks like north or east, but more north. [url=https://weatherspark.com/d/15552/11/11/Average-Weather-on-November-11-in-Tallahassee-Florida-United-States#Sections-WindDirection]https://weatherspark.com/d/15552/11/11/Average-Weather-on-November-11-in-Tallahassee-Florida-United-States#Sections-WindDirection[/url]
11/06/2018 7:41:49 PM
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For fast times at ARPXC, you want a west wind. As the runners head east, they're mostly out in the open where a trailing wind can push them along. The westbound portion of the course is in the trees and sheltered from any wind. The current forecast is for a slight breeze out of the north on Saturday morning. If the trees weren't in the way, that would boost runners up the Wall. Herb.
For fast times at ARPXC, you want a west wind. As the runners head east, they're mostly out in the open where a trailing wind can push them along. The westbound portion of the course is in the trees and sheltered from any wind.

The current forecast is for a slight breeze out of the north on Saturday morning. If the trees weren't in the way, that would boost runners up the Wall.

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11/06/2018 9:36:05 PM
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Thank you. Could that wind help on the small section from the wall to the left turn behind the start line? Can't think of any extended sections where they would be into the wind.
Thank you. Could that wind help on the small section from the wall to the left turn behind the start line? Can't think of any extended sections where they would be into the wind.
11/08/2018 12:25:41 AM
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[quote]Could that wind help on the small section from the wall to the left turn behind the start line?[/quote] Possibly. The runners are going close to due south there, so a north wind should be a tailwind. But they are also running along a hedgerow there, which might provide some shelter. There are a couple of short stretches where the runners will be headed north. The first is on the moat road, around the 800-meter mark. The runners will hit that one twice. The second is in Field #3, heading into the Piney Woods. That's only included in the first loop, not the second loop. Neither stretch is much more than a hundred meters or so.
Could that wind help on the small section from the wall to the left turn behind the start line?


Possibly. The runners are going close to due south there, so a north wind should be a tailwind. But they are also running along a hedgerow there, which might provide some shelter.

There are a couple of short stretches where the runners will be headed north. The first is on the moat road, around the 800-meter mark. The runners will hit that one twice. The second is in Field #3, heading into the Piney Woods. That's only included in the first loop, not the second loop. Neither stretch is much more than a hundred meters or so.

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