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Ardmore avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 2.5
Consistência do surf: 2.5
Nível de dificuldade: 3.0
Windsurf e kite surf: 3.0
Multidões: 4.0

Overall: 3.1

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Ardmore Swell Statistics, Novembro: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Ardmore that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical November. It is based on 2387 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 illustrates the largest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell happens.

The diagram suggests that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was SW, whereas the the most common wind blows from the W. 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 0% of the time, equivalent to 0 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal November. Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Ardmore is quite sheltered from open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Ardmore about 0% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 15% of the time. This is means that we expect 4 days with waves in a typical November, of which 0 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.