Hey hot shots – here's an introductory video on how to read the wind for precision rifle shooting. We’ll eventually get into advanced techniques, but this first video is going to start with the basics.
The language we use to describe wind conditions is easy to understand, but it’s not intuitive. I remember wondering whether a 3 o’clock wind was coming from or blowing towards 3 o’clock. So here's an overview of the technical jargon and some ninja tips on reading the wind—let’s get started so we can all get on the same footing.