OSU Energy Resources Research
Cape Blanco, OR
Cape Blanco is located along the southern Oregon coast near the town of Port Orford. Wind data was collected at the site
from October 1976 through Sept 2003 from a sensor on a 50 ft utility pole
near the Cape Blanco Lighthouse.
Blanco area sits on a
coastal bench roughly 200 feet above sea level and consists of rolling
pasture lands bordered by trees.
The monthly wind speed values are shown in the figure below.
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