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Trancas Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.0

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Trancas Point Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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This chart describes how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal March. The biggest spokes point in the directions the wind most commonly blows from and the shade of blue indicates the strength, with the strongest winds shown by deep blue. It is based on 3460 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Trancas Point, located 14 km away (9 miles). There are not enough 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 Trancas Point blows from the WSW. If the rose graph shows a fairly circular pattern, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Trancas Point. Converseley, dominant spokes show favoured directions, and the more dark blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. During a typical March, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (light blue) about 13% of the time (4 days each March) and blows offshore 25% of the time (8 days in an average March). Over an average March winds exceeding >40kph (25mph) are not expected, but 1 have winds on the range 30-40 (19-25) at Trancas Point

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