I don't know who you talked to at raymarine or don't understand your question. I have an E80 installed two years ago, in one of the modes displaying the ship I have the option to show an apparent wind direction
arrow. I can also display the wind speed true or apparent in a divided display box. You do have to have the single instruments for the chart plotter to draw from, but it will display on the E80. I have ST60 tri data and ST60 wind direction instrument. I can also display all the information below on my flat screen with the remote control. I usually display boat speed (gps), wind speed wind direction and depth on the screen.