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Potential wind speed is just one of many factors taken into account when designing any building, including DomeShelter™ Fabric Structures.

The only thing you, the buyer, needs to be aware of is that the wind region is an important factor and DomeShelter™ consultants will ensure your structure meets the standard required for the region where it is installed.

You can see the map below for wind regions of Australia (criteria may differ in other countries).

Design Wind Speed Calculations

Design working life 25yrs/Max avg height of 10m


Region A 162 1 2 148
2 2 155
Region B 205 1 2 164
2 2 178
Region C 248 1 2 202
2 2 219
Region D 316 1 2 250
2 2 273

* Region C – Cyclonic
* Region D – Severe Cyclonic
* Ultimate wind speeds as outlined in Australia New Zealand AS/NZS 1170.2:2011 (R2016) Structural design actions – Wind actions.
* Design Wind Speed is calculated using specific Design Criteria (Terrain Category, Importance Level etc) related your site requirements. An example is: Wind Region Reg B, Importance level 1, Terrain Category 2, Design working life of 25 years and a maximum average height of 10m = Design Wind Speed 164km/h

Our designers will ask where your Shelter is to be located and take that and more into account when developing a certified engineering solution to ensure the Shelter is built in accordance with AS/NZS 1170.2:2011 (R2016)

Safety and integrity are paramount.

Click HERE for further information on DomeShelter Australia’s Fabric Shelter solutions, engineered to withstand up to Region D cyclonic winds.

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