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Aramoana Spit avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 5.0
Consistência do surf: 2.8
Nível de dificuldade: 3.0
Windsurf e kite surf: 2.2
Multidões: 4.0

Overall: 2.9

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Aramoana Spit Swell Statistics, Fevereiro: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

The rose diagram shows only the swells directed at Aramoana Spit that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical February and is based upon 2102 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours represent increasing wave sizes. Very small swells of less than 0.5m (1.5 feet) high are shown in blue. Green and yellow show increasing swell sizes and red shows largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, 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 largest spokes, was E, whereas the the most common wind blows from the NNW. 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 1 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal February. Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Aramoana Spit is slightly protected from open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Aramoana Spit about 5% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 9% of the time. This is means that we expect 4 days with waves in a typical February, of which 1 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.