Wind & Elevation

 

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Wind Flags
Beaufort Scale

Windage Table

 

Look at the wind flags to judge the wind speed then look up the windage fro the distance you are shooting at

(table calibrated for standard Radway green 7.62 ammunition).

 

Text Box: Look at the wind flags to judge the wind speed then look up the windage fro the distance you are shooting at 
(table calibrated for standard Radway green 7.62 ammunition).
 

Range 200 Yards 300 Yards 500 Yards
Wind direction O'clock 3/9 2/4

8/10

1/5

7/11

3/9 2/4

8/10

1/5

7/11

3/9 2/4

8/10

1/5

7/11

Gentle Mins.(MOA)  8-12mph 7-10 knots 12-19 kph 1/2 1/2 1/4 1/2 1/2 1/4 1.1/4 1 1/2
Moderate Mins(MOA) 13-19 mph 11-16 knots 20-29 kph 3/4 3/4 1/4 1.1/4 1 1/2 2.1/2 2.1/4 1.1/4
Fresh Mins.(MOA) 19-24 mph 17-21 knots 30-39 kph 1.1/4 1 1/2 1.13/4 1.1/2 3/4 3.1/2 3 1.3/4
Strong Mins(MOA) 25-31 mph 22-27 knots 40-50 kph 1.3/4 1.1/2 3/4 2.1/2 2.1/4 1.1/4 5 4.1/2 2.1/2
V Strong Mins(MOA) 32-38 mph 28-33 knots 51-61 kph 2 1.3/4 1 3 2.1/2 1.1/2 6.3/4 5.3/4 3.1/4

 

Range 600 Yards 900 Yards 1000 Yards
Wind direction O'clock 3/9 2/4

8/10

1/5

7/11

3/9 2/4

8/10

1/5

7/11

3/9 2/4

8/10

1/5

7/11

Gentle Mins.(MOA)  8-12mph 7-10 knots 12-19 kph 1.3/4 1.1/2 3/4 3.1/2 3 1.3/4 4 3.1/2 2
Moderate Mins(MOA) 13-19 mph 11-16 knots 20-29 kph 3.1/2 3 1.3/4 7 6 3.1/2 8 7 4
Fresh Mins.(MOA) 19-24 mph 17-21 knots 30-39 kph 5 4.1/4 2.1/2 10 9 5 12 10.1/2 6
Strong Mins(MOA) 25-31 mph 22-27 knots 40-50 kph 7 6 3.1/2 13.1/2 11.3/4 6.3/4 16 14 8
V Strong Mins(MOA) 32-38 mph 28-33 knots 51-61 kph 9 8 4.1/2 17 14.3/4 8.1/2 20 17.1/2 10

 

Elevation Table

Tells you how much to wind up your sights when changing distances.

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ELEVATION TABLE FOR 7.62MM 

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300

400

500

600

700

800

900

1000

200

2.1/4

5.1/2

9.1/4

13

17.1/2

23

29

36.1/2

300

 

3.1/4

6.3/4

10.3/4

15

20.1/2

26.1/2

34

400

 
 

3.1/2

7.1/2

12

17.1/2

23.1/2

31

500

 
 
 

4

8.1/2

14

20

27.1/2

600

 
 
 
 

4.1/2

10

16

23.1/2

700

 
 
 
 
 

5.1/2

11.1/2

19

800

 
 
 
 
 
 

6

13.1/2

900

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

7.1/2

 

Although both tables are calibrated for 7.62 they provide a ball park figure that gets you on the target for many similar calibres.

Courtesy of the Bristol Muzzle Loading and Breach Loading Gun Club