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Fish Hoek ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 4.1

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Fish Hoek Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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The rose diagram describes how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical May. 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 the darkest shade of blue. It is based on 2944 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Fish Hoek, located 41 km away (25 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 dominant wind at Fish Hoek blows from the SSE. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Fish Hoek. By contrast, dominant spokes represent favoured directions, and the more dark blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. Over an average May, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (light blue) about 0.2% of the time (0 days each May) and blows offshore just 1.4% of the time (0 days in an average May). In a typical May winds exceeding >40kph (25mph) are not expected, but 0 have winds on the range 30-40 (19-25) at Fish Hoek

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