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Qualidade em um dia bom: 4.0
Consistência do surf: 2.0
Nível de dificuldade: 1.0

Overall: 2.8

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Aberarth Swell Statistics, Summer: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Aberarth that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical northern hemisphere summer. It is based on 7261 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours show increasing wave sizes. The smallest swells, less than 0.5m (1.5 feet), high are coloured blue. Green and yellow represent increasing swell sizes and red represents biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell was forecast.

The diagram suggests that the dominant swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was SW (which was the same as the prevailing wind direction). The chart at the bottom shows the same thing but without direction information. For example, swells larger than 1.5 feet (0.5m) coincided with good wind conditions 5% of the time, equivalent to 5 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal northern hemisphere summer but 4% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 4%, equivalent to (4 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Aberarth is slightly protected from open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Aberarth about 5% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 7% of the time. This is means that we expect 11 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere summer, of which 5 days should be clean enough to surf.

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.