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Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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The figure shows how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions through a typical May. The longest 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 3192 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay, located 23 km away (14 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 Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay blows from the ESE. If the rose diagram shows a close to circular outline, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay. On the other hand, dominant spokes show 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 (pale blue) about 7% of the time (2 days each May) and blows offshore 21% of the time (7 days in an average May). In a typical May wind stronger than >40kph (25mph) was forecast for only a single days at Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay

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