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Joluchuca ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Joluchuca Wind Statistics, December averages since 2006

The rose diagram describes how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal December. The biggest 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 dark blue. It is based on 2705 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Joluchuca, located 27 km away (17 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 Joluchuca blows from the SSW. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Joluchuca. 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. During a typical December, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (light blue) about 43% of the time (13 days each December) and blows offshore 58% of the time (17 days in an average December). Over an average December winds exceeding >40kph (25mph) are not expected, but 0 have winds on the range 30-40 (19-25) at Joluchuca

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.