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Omaha Beach and Bar Wind Stats

Wind Stats

(% offshore)

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(any wind direction)

The rose diagram describes how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical May. The biggest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue suggests the strength, with the darkest shade of blue strongest. It is based on 2838 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Omaha Beach and Bar, located 27 km away (17 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 prevailing wind at Omaha Beach and Bar blows from the NE. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Omaha Beach and Bar. By contrast, dominant spokes show favoured directions, and the more deep 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 11% of the time (3 days each May) and blows offshore 26% of the time (0 days in an average May). In a typical May wind stronger than >40kph (25mph) was predicted for only a single days at Omaha Beach and Bar

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