Table 1.3 : WIND DIRECTION AND SPEED BY MONTH , 2011
                           
Locality Yearly average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
WIND SPEED (MILES/HOUR)
Male' 9 10 7 7 8 11 13 9 9 8 8 9 9
HDh.Hanimaadhoo 7 3 3 6 6 8 11 9 9 8 6 6 5
L.Kadhdhoo 6 7 3 5 6 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6
GDh.Kaadedhdhoo 6 7 5 3 6 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 8
S.Gan 6 6 3 3 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 7
WIND DIRECTION
Male' N N WNW W WSW W W W W WSW E ENE
HDh.Hanimaadhoo NNW N NW/WNW W W W W W W W E E
L.Kadhdhoo NE NW WNW W SW W W SSE S W SW W
GDh.Kaadedhdhoo NNW N NNW W SSW W W SE WNW W S WNW
S.Gan   NNW NNE W W SSW SSW SSE SSE SE W NNW W
Source: Maldives Meteorological Service
Note:
N - North NNE - North-north-east WNW - West-north-west
S - South NE - North-east SW - South-west
E - East ENE - East-north-east WSW - West-south-west
W - West  NW - North-west SSE- South-south-east
NNW - North-north-west SSW - South-south-west