Wind Page
(all photographs by J. Gerencher)

Wind is air in motion.  Some locations on the Earth's surface experience strong winds that characteristically prevail in one direction, whereas other locations experience winds that blow in different directions during different seasons, and still others have winds that have a diurnal (daily) directional component.  

Hazardous wind sign, Greece
Warning sign for high winds.
 Mykonos Island, Greece

Strong winds on Hawaiian summit.
High winds buffet me on the summit of Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii.

Shrub grown bent by prevailing Trade Wind, Hawaii.
Strong prevailing trade winds have deformed this large bush.
The air was calm at the time the photograph was taken.
South Shore, Island of Hawaii.