Pocket Wind Meter Kestrel - 1000

Pocket Wind Meter Kestrel - 1000

  • Rugged, simple and accurate wind speed meter
  • Measures current, average and peak wind speed values
  • Data hold feature

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The Kestrel 1000 Wind Meter is the base model in our extensive assortment of Kestrel pocket weather meters.

Simple and compact, the Kestrel 1000 fits right into the palm of your hand and weighs a mere 65 grams. It's also extremely durable and totally waterproof, allowing you to measure wind speeds in even the harshest weather conditions. Waterproof...


  • Current Wind Speed
  • Maximum Wind Gust
  • Average Wind Speed


Know your condition

  • Measure environmental conditions quickly and accurately
  • Wide range of wind speeds and low startup speed
  • Reliable, portable and easy to use


Quality by design

  • All instruments and accessories are completely assembled in the USA
  • Patented user-replaceable impeller
  • Low friction sapphire jewel bearing



  • Protective cover with sure-grip overmolding
  • Data hold function
  • Large easy-to-read display
  • Waterproof and floats
  • Lanyard and battery included
  • 5 year warranty
Current, Max and Avg Wind Speedm/s, km/hr, mph, fpm, kts, Beaufort Force±3% of reading
or ±0.1 m/s
0.3 to 40 m/s
(0.7 to 89 mph)
Display Update1 second
Display SizeReflective 3 1/2 digit LCD, 9 mm (0.36 in.) digit height
Off-Axis Wind Speed Accuracy-1% @ 5º off-axis; -2% @ 10º; -3% @ 15º
Calibration Drift< 2% after 100 hours use at 7 M/S
(~14 KT, 25 KM/H, 16 MPH or 1,400 FPM)
Environmental SealingElectronics enclosure IP67 - water resistant to 1 m. (3 ft.)
Shock ResistanceDrop tested to 2 m. (6 ft.)
Auto Shutdown45 minutes after last key press
BatteryUser-replaceable CR2032 coin cell; typical life, 400 hrs
Impeller25 mm (1 in.) diameter, sapphire bearings, light weight; user-replaceable without tools
DimensionsUnit: 122 x 42 x 20 mm (4.8 x 1.7 x 0.8 in.)
Cover: 122 x 46 x 26 mm (4.6 x 1.8 x 1.1 in.)
WeightUnit: 2.3oz (65gr)
Cover: 1.3oz (37gr)
Operating TemperatureLCD readability is lost above 50ºC (122ºF) and below -15ºC (5ºF).
Storage TemperatureRecommended -20ºC to 80ºC (-4ºF to 176ºF)
  • Wind speed measurements are tested at the factory before packaging. Factory certification is available for additional fee.
  • Product is CE certified.
WarrantyStandard 2-year warranty covers parts and labor.