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San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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The figure describes how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical July. The biggest 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 deep blue. It is based on 3720 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros, located 20 km away (12 miles). There are not enough recording stations world wide to use actual wind data. Without question some coastal places have very localized wind effects that would not be predicted by NWW3. According to the model, the most common wind at San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros blows from the NW. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros. 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. Over an average July, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (the lightest shade of blue) about 9% of the time (3 days each July) and blows offshore 15% of the time (5 days in an average July). During a typical July winds exceeding >40kph (25mph) are not expected, but 1 have winds on the range 30-40 (19-25) at San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros

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