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Belle Ile - Les Donnants ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.4

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Belle Ile - Les Donnants Wind Statistics, December averages since 2006

The rose diagram illustrates how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical December. The largest 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 the darkest shade of blue. It is based on 2953 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Belle Ile - Les Donnants, located 41 km away (25 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 most common wind at Belle Ile - Les Donnants blows from the W. If the rose diagram shows a close to circular outline, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Belle Ile - Les Donnants. Converseley, dominant spokes show favoured directions, and the more the darkest shade of blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. Over an average December, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (the lightest shade of blue) about 1.9% of the time (1 days each December) and blows offshore just 15% of the time (4 days in an average December). During a typical December winds stronger than >40kph (25mph) are expected on 6 days at Belle Ile - Les Donnants

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.