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La Derecha de Almaciga ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 3.3

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La Derecha de Almaciga Wind Statistics, November averages since 2006

The rose diagram shows how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical November. The biggest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue implies the strength, with dark blue strongest. It is based on 2809 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to La Derecha de Almaciga, located 20 km away (12 miles). There are too few 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 prevailing wind at La Derecha de Almaciga blows from the NNW. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at La Derecha de Almaciga. 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 November, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (pale blue) about 8% of the time (2 days each November) and blows offshore 15% of the time (4 days in an average November). In a typical November winds exceeding >40kph (25mph) are not expected, but 3 have winds on the range 30-40 (19-25) at La Derecha de Almaciga

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.