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Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) Wind Statistics, September averages since 2006

This picture describes how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal September. The longest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue suggests the strength, with the strongest winds shown by dark blue. It is based on 2399 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun), located 29 km away (18 miles). There are insufficient 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 Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun) blows from the NW. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun). Converseley, dominant spokes represent 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 September, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (pale blue) about 26% of the time (8 days each September) and blows offshore 38% of the time (11 days in an average September). Over an average September wind stronger than >40kph (25mph) was predicted for only a single days at Zumaya (Playa de Itxurun)

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.