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Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) Wind Stats

Wind Stats

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This chart illustrates how often and how strongly the wind blows from different directions over a normal May. 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 the darkest shade of blue. It is based on 2838 NWW3 forecasts of wind since since 2007, at 3hr intervals, for the closest NWW3 model node to Nootka Island (Calvin Bay), located 21 km away (13 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 dominant wind at Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) blows from the WSW. If the rose graph shows a fairly circular pattern, it means there is no strong bias in wind direction at Nootka Island (Calvin Bay). Converseley, 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 May, the model suggests that winds are light enough for the sea to be glassy (light blue) about 15% of the time (5 days each May) and blows offshore 21% of the time (6 days in an average May). Over an average May wind stronger than >40kph (25mph) was forecast for only a single days at Nootka Island (Calvin Bay)

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