Estadísticas de Viento para Army Beach, Promedio de diciembre desde 2006
The graph shows how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal December. The largest 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 2457 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2006, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Army Beach, located 32 km away (20 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 Army Beach blows from the NNW. If the rose plot shows a nearly round shape, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Army Beach. By contrast, dominant spokes illustrate favoured directions, and the more deep blue, the stronger the wind. Spokes point in the direction the wind blows from. During a typical December, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (the lightest shade of blue) about 18% of the time (5 days each December) and blows offshore 29% of the time (9 days in an average December). Over an average December winds exceeding >40kph (25mph) are not expected, but 3 have winds on the range 30-40 (19-25) at Army Beach
IMPORTANT: Beta version feature! Swell heights are open water values from NWW3. There is no attempt to model near-shore effects. Coastal wave heights will generally be less, especially if the break does not have unobstructed exposure to the open ocean.