Sustained Wind Speed

time-averaged wind speed with an averaging duration of 10 min or longer

Source: API RP 2MET, Derivation of Metocean Design and Operating Conditions, First Edition, November 2014. Global Standards

Sustained Wind Speed

Time-averaged wind speed with a defined averaging duration of 1 min or longer.

NOTE Adapted from ISO 19901-1:2005, definition 3.37, which references a duration of “10 min or longer”.

Source: ISO 19905-1:202, Petroleum and natural gas industries – Site-specific assessment of mobile offshore units – Part 1: Jack-ups. Global Standards

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