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Thurlestone Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Thurlestone Reef Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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This picture describes how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical March. The biggest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue indicates the strength, with deep blue strongest. It is based on 3460 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Thurlestone Reef, located 31 km away (19 miles). There are not enough 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 Thurlestone Reef blows from the WSW. If the rose diagram shows a close to circular outline, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Thurlestone Reef. 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 March, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (the lightest shade of blue) about 5% of the time (2 days each March) and blows offshore 20% of the time (3 days in an average March). In a typical March winds stronger than >40kph (25mph) are expected on 5 days at Thurlestone Reef

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