Windsocks typically are used at airports, aerodromes and farm landing strips to indicate wind direction and relative wind speed.
Wind socks in farm fields help in targeting the spray drift for crop dusters. These wind socks aim to reduce off- target spray drift of agricultural products to other crops.
Imperative for Industrial plants where there is risk of gaseous leakage.
Wind socks are invaluable aid in moving persons from an area of danger to an area of safety, especially when hazardous materials are involved.
Marine wind socks are designed from the ground up for salt water surroundings, the large frame and sock is the best size.