DCS func getWind

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Envrioment: Mission Scripting
Function: getWind Added with: 1.2.0
Member Of: atmosphere
Syntax: vec3 atmosphere.getWind(table vec3 )
Description: Returns a velocity vector of the wind at a specified point


Return Value: vec3
Return Example: { ["y"] = 0, ["x"] = 2.1700058188484, ["z"] = 3.058223998561, }
Examples: The following stores the wind values at an interval of 500m starting at 0 ASL over a given point.
   local point = trigger.misc.getZone('z').point
   local windOverPoint = {}
   for i = 0, 20 do
       point.y = i * 500
       windOverPoint[i+1] = atmosphere.getWind(point )
   end
Related Functions: atmospherefunctions: getWind, getWindWithTurbulence, getTemperatureAndPressure
Notes: Returns wind values of 0 when the point is below or directly on ground level.