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Aussie pipe avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 4.0
Consistência do surf: 1.5
Nível de dificuldade: 3.8
Windsurf e kite surf: 1.0
Multidões: 2.5

Overall: 2.5

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Aussie pipe Swell Statistics, All Year: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Aussie pipe that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal year and is based upon 34628 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and red represents the biggest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the most common swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was SE, whereas the the prevailing 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 3% of the time, equivalent to 11 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal year but 3% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 3%, equivalent to (11 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Aussie pipe is quite sheltered from open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Aussie pipe about 3% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 18% of the time. This is means that we expect 77 days with waves in a typical year, of which 11 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.