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The Well ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.3

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The Well Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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The rose diagram shows how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal February. 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 deep blue. It is based on 3120 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to The Well, located 35 km away (22 miles). There are not enough 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 prevailing wind at The Well blows from the SSW. If the rose graph shows a fairly circular pattern, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at The Well. 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. During a typical February, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (the lightest shade of blue) about 10% of the time (3 days each February) and blows offshore 20% of the time (6 days in an average February). Over an average February wind stronger than >40kph (25mph) was predicted for only a single days at The Well

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