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Castlepoint - The Gap Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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The figure illustrates how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical June. The largest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue implies the strength, with the strongest winds shown by deep blue. It is based on 3266 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Castlepoint - The Gap, located 26 km away (16 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 Castlepoint - The Gap blows from the ESE. If the rose graph shows a fairly circular pattern, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Castlepoint - The Gap. By contrast, dominant spokes illustrate favoured directions, and the more dark blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. Over an average June, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (the lightest shade of blue) about 3% of the time (1 days each June) and blows offshore just 19% of the time (2 days in an average June). During a typical June winds stronger than >40kph (25mph) are expected on 2 days at Castlepoint - The Gap

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