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Embleton ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Embleton Wind Statistics, Autumn averages since 2006

This chart illustrates how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical northern hemisphere autumn. The biggest 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 7251 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Embleton, located 7 km away (4 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 Embleton blows from the NE. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Embleton. By contrast, dominant spokes show favoured directions, and the more dark blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. Over an average northern hemisphere autumn, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (light blue) about 5% of the time (5 days each northern hemisphere autumn) and blows offshore 26% of the time (6 days in an average northern hemisphere autumn). During a typical northern hemisphere autumn winds stronger than >40kph (25mph) are expected on 4 days at Embleton

IMPORTANT: Beta version feature! Swell heights are open water values from NWW3. There is no attempt to model near-shore effects. Coastal wave heights will generally be less, especially if the break does not have unobstructed exposure to the open ocean.