Barat

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Countries

  • Indonesia

Directions

  • West
  • Northwest

Months

  • January
  • February
  • December

Description

The Barat is a squally and strong west to north-westerly wind occurring from December to February along the northern coasts of the Celebes (Sulawesi), Indonesia. The Barat is essentially a feature of the NE Monsoon period over SE Asia, but is deflected and channelled by numerous islands and gaps of the archipelago and notoriously known for rapid changes in wind-speed and direction. Peak gusts can be quite violent, causing significant damage.

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Source: WeatherOnline

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