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Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 4.2

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Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes Wind Statistics, March averages since 2006

This chart illustrates how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal March. The biggest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue implies the strength, with the strongest winds shown by deep blue. It is based on 2964 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes, located 22 km away (14 miles). There are too few 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 Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes blows from the SW. If the rose graph shows a fairly circular pattern, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes. Converseley, dominant spokes illustrate favoured directions, and the more the darkest shade of blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. During a typical March, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (light blue) about 9% of the time (3 days each March) and blows offshore 49% of the time (9 days in an average March). Over an average March wind stronger than >40kph (25mph) was expected for only a single days at Shipwreck Bay-Supertubes

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.