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East Wittering avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 3.0
Consistência do surf: 2.0
Nível de dificuldade: 3.0
Multidões: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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East Wittering Swell Statistics, Autumn: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

The rose diagram shows only the swells directed at East Wittering that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical northern hemisphere autumn. It is based on 7012 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 biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In each 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 largest spokes, was WSW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the WSW. 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 northern hemisphere autumn. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that East Wittering is quite sheltered from open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at East Wittering about 0% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 11% of the time. This is means that we expect 10 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere autumn, of which 0 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.