Best Windproof Umbrellas

Updated April 2019
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If your umbrella turns inside out mid-downpour, you’ll arrive at your destination soaked, potentially having to spend the rest of the day drying out. To avoid this, umbrella makers have incorporated a few tweaks to help keep you high and dry in gusty winds. A windproof umbrella – whether it’s a standard size, travel or for golf – is designed to decrease wind pressure. It will usually have a double canopy (much like many patio umbrellas) with vents that allow the wind coming into the umbrella to pass through. Also check that the handles and poles are made of durable materials, with tempered steel or fiberglass often used for the joints. This should keep you covered for gusts up to 50 mph – and if it’s any windier than that, only the Weather Channel people should be outside anyway.

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