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North Assateague (The Wedge) Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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The figure shows how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical August. The largest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue indicates the strength, with the darkest shade of blue showing the strongest winds. It is based on 2976 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to North Assateague (The Wedge), located 23 km away (14 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 most common wind at North Assateague (The Wedge) blows from the SE. If the rose diagram shows a close to circular outline, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at North Assateague (The Wedge). 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 August, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (light blue) about 16% of the time (5 days each August) and blows offshore 41% of the time (11 days in an average August). In a typical August winds exceeding >40kph (25mph) are not expected, but 2 have winds on the range 30-40 (19-25) at North Assateague (The Wedge)

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