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Public-images-osm logo.svg hazard = side_winds
UK traffic sign 581.svg
An area which frequently receives high winds that present a danger to people. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: hazards
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

A side winds or cross winds hazard is an area which frequently receives high winds that present a danger to people.

Signage examples

The tables below show what side/cross wind road hazard signage looks like in various countries.

European-style signage

Austria Belgium Czechia Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany
Gefahrenzeichen 10a.svg Belgian road sign A37.svg Czech Republic road sign A 16.svg Denmark road sign A95.svg EE traffic sign-182.png Finland road sign A32.svg France road sign A24.svg Zeichen 117-10 - Seitenwind von rechts, StVO 1992.svg
Greece Hungary Iceland Italy Luxembourg Netherlands Norway
Road-sign-Crosswind-L.svg Hungary road sign A-052.svg Iceland road sign A32.11.svg Italian traffic signs - forte vento laterale.svg Luxembourg road sign diagram A 18.gif Nederlands verkeersbord J31.svg Norwegian-road-sign-152.0.svg
Poland Portugal Romania Russia
Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden
PL road sign A-19.svg Portugal road sign A12.svg Romania road sign A30.svg RU road sign 1.29.svg 126 Bočný vietor.svg Slovenia road sign I-22.svg Spain traffic signal p29.svg Sweden road sign A24-1.svg
Turkey Ukraine UK
Turkish road sign 20.jpg Ukraine road sign 1.17.gif UK traffic sign 581.svg

MUTCD-style signage

Argentina Australia Brazil Canada Canada
Chile Colombia Indonesia
Argentina P-30.svg Australia road sign W5-226.svg Brasil A-44.svg British Columbia W-122.svg D-61-1.png Chile road sign PE-8.svg Colombia road sign SP-73.svg Indonesia New Road Sign 8h.png
Ireland Jamaica Japan Liberia Malaysia New Zealand USA Uruguay
Ireland road sign W 166.svg Jamaica road sign W17-1.svg Japan road sign 214.svg Vienna Convention road sign Ab-31-V2-1.svg Crosswind area.jpg New Zealand road sign W18-1.svg MUTCD W8-21.svg NYS NYW7-16.svg Uruguay Road Sign P43.svg

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