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TABLE: SC_WSC$

SC_WSC$ -- Surface code values for srfcCode='WSC$': Wind force code (code translates to knots)
CODE MEANING
0 Calm
1 1-3 knots
2 4-6 knots
3 7-10 knots
4 11-16 knots
5 17-21 knots
6 22-27 knots
7 28-33 knots
8 34+ knots
9 No observation