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Wind Pressure Charts For Windows – Doors – Shutters

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Wind Load – Wind Pressure Charts for permits in the US including Palm Beach County, Broward County, Monroe County, Florida Keys, Collier County, Lee County, Martin County, Miami-Dade County, St. Lucie County, Sarasota County as required by code.  Use the results from the wind pressure chart to compare the limiting pressures of the products being installed. Submit a sealed chart & product approval for permit where permitted by code.  Learn more from our design wind page.

Latest Features:

  • Easy Instructions
  • Expanded Zone 4/5 explanations
  • Easier To Read Wind Pressures
  • Digital Seal Ready
  • QR Code links to expansive Wind Help Page

Click here for Garage Door / Large Opening Wind Pressure Charts

These charts are sold as engineered sealed documents and meet the requirements of the 2023 Florida Building Code (FBC) & 2018/ 2021 IBC using ‘ASD Method’ per ASCE 7-16 & ASCE 7-22 for the determination of required wind pressures for Components and Cladding. The FBC allows sealed versions of these master plans to be used to submit for a window, door, or shutter with certain limitations as one of three approved methods. These charts are applicable only to 1 or 2 residential family dwellings – not for apartments.  

Also use our free Wind Pressure Calculator for more precise answers and site specific project orders by clicking here

SUGGESTED WIND VELOCITY & EXPOSURE CATEGORY REQUIREMENTS (Confirm with the permitting building department before use or visit the ATC Wind site):

For residential structures (‘Risk Category II’) in Broward and Palm Beach Counties, the required wind velocity is 170mph.

For residential structures (‘Risk Category II’) in Miami-Dade County, the required wind velocity is 175mph.

If you are near the coast, it’s Exposure Category ‘D’; inland is Exposure Category ‘C’

Click here to learn more about Exposure categories

Click here for more information about wind velocity requirements.

Additional wind velocity requirements can be verified by calling the permitting Building Department.


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Product Documents

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Weight 0.01 lbs
Dimensions 0.0100 × 8.5000 × 11.0000 in
Code Year

FBC 7th Ed. (2020) & FBC 8th Ed. (2023)

Wind Speed (mph)

130, 140, 150, 160, 165, 170, 175, 180


B, C, D

Roof Height

Up to 60 Feet, Over 60 Feet

K_d (Directionality Factor)

0.85 (most municipalities), 1.0 (Miami)

Plan Type

Wind Pressure Chart



Plan Format

Digitally Sealed E-Permit File, Raised Sealed Hardcopy

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