Wind Alert Terms and Signal
|Wind speed||Marine or Beach Hazard Warning||Land Warning||Tropical Cyclone Warning(s)||Flags||Lights||Beaufort force|
|25 to 38 mph (22 to 33 knots)||Small craft advisory||Wind Advisory||Wind Advisory or Small craft advisory||6–7|
|39 to 54 mph (34 to 47 knots)||Gale warning||High wind warning||Tropical storm warning*||8–9|
|55 to 73 mph (48 to 63 knots)||Storm warning||High wind warning||Tropical storm warning†||10–11|
|74–110 mph (64 to 99 knots)||Hurricane Force Wind Warning||High wind warning||Hurricane warning||12–13|
|Over 110 mph (100+ knots)||Hurricane Force Wind Warning||Extreme wind warning||Hurricane warning and Extreme wind warning‡||14–16|
* Tropical Storm Warning flags and lights will always be displayed the same as Storm Warning flags and lights.
† A tropical storm with winds in this range is sometimes referred to as a "severe tropical storm".
‡ The Extreme Wind Warning is issued shortly before the eyewall makes landfall