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Anna Maria Key avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 2.5
Consistência do surf: 3.0
Nível de dificuldade: 1.0
Windsurf e kite surf: 3.0
Multidões: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Anna Maria Key Swell Statistics, Maio: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Anna Maria Key that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical May and is based upon 2195 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours illustrate increasing wave sizes. Blue shows the smallest swells, less that 0.5m (1.5 feet) high. Green and yellow represent increasing swell sizes and largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell happens.

The diagram implies that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was NW, whereas the the most common wind blows from the ENE. 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 2% of the time, equivalent to 1 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal May. Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Anna Maria Key is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Anna Maria Key about 2% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 10% of the time. This is means that we expect 4 days with waves in a typical May, of which 1 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.