This plot shows the prevailing wind direction (blue squares) and the average wind speed (yellow line) over the past three days. The graph is useful for determining at a glance the current wind direction trend and relative strength.
There is almost always
a steady breeze at the location of
The scatter plot shows
the prevailing direction of the wind.
Occasionally, you can observe the maritime effects of sunlight and water temperature on wind direction. During the day, winds will be from the South or East as warmer air over the land areas rises and pulls cooler air off of the ocean. During late evening to just after midnight, winds will stop entirely for several hours, followed by a switch in wind direction as the land areas cool and the air rushes back toward the warmer ocean water.
Rehoboth Beach Delaware weather for Delaware Beaches and the Sussex County Coast