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Fingal Point and Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Fingal Point and Beach Wind Statistics, February averages since 2006

The graph illustrates how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal February. The longest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue suggests the strength, with dark blue showing the strongest winds. It is based on 2102 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Fingal Point and Beach, located 23 km away (14 miles). There are insufficient 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 prevailing wind at Fingal Point and Beach blows from the E. If the rose graph shows a fairly circular pattern, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Fingal Point and Beach. By contrast, dominant spokes show favoured directions, and the more deep blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. During a typical February, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (light blue) about 5% of the time (1 days each February) and blows offshore 9% of the time (3 days in an average February). Over an average February winds exceeding >40kph (25mph) are not expected, but 2 have winds on the range 30-40 (19-25) at Fingal Point and Beach

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.