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Playa de Gros ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.4
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 3.4

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Playa de Gros Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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The rose diagram shows how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical May. The largest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue indicates the strength, with deep blue showing the strongest winds. It is based on 3440 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Playa de Gros, located 20 km away (12 miles). There are too few recording stations world wide to use actual wind data. No doubt some coastal places have very localized wind effects that would not be predicted by NWW3. According to the model, the dominant wind at Playa de Gros blows from the NW. If the rose graph shows a fairly circular pattern, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Playa de Gros. Converseley, 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 (the lightest shade of blue) about 22% of the time (7 days each May) and blows offshore 35% of the time (10 days in an average May). In a typical May wind stronger than >40kph (25mph) was forecast for only a single days at Playa de Gros

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