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Wiggins Pass Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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The rose diagram shows how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal May. The longest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue indicates the strength, with the strongest winds shown by deep blue. It is based on 3436 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Wiggins Pass, located 36 km away (22 miles). There are not enough recording stations world wide to use actual wind data. No doubt some coastal places have very localized wind effects that would not be predicted by NWW3. According to the model, the dominant wind at Wiggins Pass blows from the ESE. If the rose diagram shows a close to circular outline, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Wiggins Pass. 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. During a typical May, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (the lightest shade of blue) about 3% of the time (1 days each May) and blows offshore just 29% of the time (5 days in an average May). Over an average May winds exceeding >40kph (25mph) are not expected, but 2 have winds on the range 30-40 (19-25) at Wiggins Pass

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