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Alexandra Headland avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 3.0
Consistência do surf: 3.7
Nível de dificuldade: 2.3
Windsurf e kite surf: 1.0
Multidões: 2.0

Overall: 3.6

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Alexandra Headland Swell Statistics, Summer: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Alexandra Headland that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical southern hemisphere summer. It is based on 8485 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 show increasing swell sizes and red shows the highest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell occurs.

The diagram suggests that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was ESE, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the E. 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 8% of the time, equivalent to 7 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal southern hemisphere summer but 1.7% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 1.7%, equivalent to (2 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Alexandra Headland is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Alexandra Headland about 8% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 81% of the time. This is means that we expect 81 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere summer, of which 7 days should be surfable.

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.