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Imperial Pier (North and South) Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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This picture describes how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal July. The largest 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 3472 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Imperial Pier (North and South), located 35 km away (22 miles). There are insufficient recording stations world wide to use actual wind data. Invevitably some coastal places have very localized wind effects that would not be predicted by NWW3. According to the model, the dominant wind at Imperial Pier (North and South) blows from the SW. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Imperial Pier (North and South). Converseley, dominant spokes show favoured directions, and the more dark blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. During a typical July, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (pale blue) about 29% of the time (9 days each July) and blows offshore 29% of the time (9 days in an average July). Over an average July winds exceeding >40kph (25mph) are not expected, but 0 have winds on the range 30-40 (19-25) at Imperial Pier (North and South)

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