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Fraser Island - Indian Head Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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This image illustrates how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal May. The largest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue suggests the strength, with the strongest winds shown by the darkest shade of blue. It is based on 3440 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Fraser Island - Indian Head, located 14 km away (9 miles). There are not enough 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 Fraser Island - Indian Head blows from the ESE. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Fraser Island - Indian Head. By contrast, dominant spokes represent favoured directions, and the more the darkest shade of blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. During a typical May, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (pale blue) about 8% of the time (2 days each May) and blows offshore 19% of the time (6 days in an average May). Over an average May winds stronger than >40kph (25mph) are expected on 2 days at Fraser Island - Indian Head

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