WMO03827, Plymouth, Mount Batten

Posted: September 12, 2012 by tchannon in Analysis, Surfacestation


WMO03827, Plymouth, Mount Batten

50 21 18N 04 07 16W

Altitude 50 metres

Estimated Class 3, fails Class 2 on two counts.

  1. 9.9% hardstanding within 10 metres but road undercuts vegetation and site furniture has not been included, limit 10%
  2. Hedge on east and southeast side, see supplementary images.

UHI, local recent building developments, 2km centre of Plymouth, distance none, windy coastal site.



Top of wind tower marked.

Hedge is strongly prevailing wind bent over but winds do blow from the opposite direction, including offshore winds under some conditions. The Stevenson screen is sheltered.


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