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Arrieta Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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All Swells

(any wind direction)

The figure describes how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical June. The longest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue suggests the strength, with the darkest shade of blue showing the strongest winds. It is based on 3506 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Arrieta, located 41 km away (25 miles). There are insufficient recording stations world wide to use actual wind data. Invevitably some coastal places have very localized wind effects that would not be predicted by NWW3. According to the model, the most common wind at Arrieta blows from the N. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Arrieta. By contrast, dominant spokes represent favoured directions, and the more dark blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. Over an average June, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (pale blue) about 4% of the time (1 days each June) and blows offshore just 18% of the time (0 days in an average June). In a typical June wind stronger than >40kph (25mph) was predicted for only a single days at Arrieta

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