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PMT01 Hoc Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:33 AM PMTERDS Hoc Wind Rose Windrose 3192011 1100 EDT.pdf

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48-hour wind rose FORECAST March 19 3 PM - March 21 3 PM JST
Source: NARAC WRF Forecast (simulation) 3/19/2011 9:30 am

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The wind forecast at the Fukushima plant is to be onshore (wind direction primarily from southeast) for the period from 7 AM through 7 PM JST on Sunday 20 March. The wind is forecast to shift from offshore (from the northwest) to be from the

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northeast at 7 AM. Wind will rotate to be
from southeast between 9 AM and 7 PM JST. Wind is then forecast to rotate

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clockwise and become variable between
the northwesterly and northeasterly
between 9 PM JST on March 20 and 3 PM JST on March 21.

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