What Wind Speeds will an Awning Withstand?

This is quite a difficult question to answer as there are so many factors involved with wind in the real world, gusting, steady and swirling winds all create different effects. Most higher specification awnings will have a tested and certified wind rating based on km/h or the Beaufort scale but of course no one is ever really monitoring the wind speed in their back garden or patio to make a judgement on this…

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