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Laggan Bay (Islay) Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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This chart describes how frequently 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 Laggan Bay (Islay), located 25 km away (16 miles). There are too few 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 most common wind at Laggan Bay (Islay) blows from the WNW. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Laggan Bay (Islay). Converseley, dominant spokes represent favoured directions, and the more dark 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 (light blue) about 3% of the time (1 days each February) and blows offshore just 16% of the time (2 days in an average February). Over an average February winds stronger than >40kph (25mph) are expected on 8 days at Laggan Bay (Islay)

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