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El Agujero avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 4.3
Consistência do surf: 2.7
Nível de dificuldade: 2.7
Windsurf e kite surf: 1.0
Multidões: 1.3

Overall: 2.7

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El Agujero Swell Statistics, Winter: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at El Agujero that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal northern hemisphere winter. It is based on 6931 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and red illustrates highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell was forecast.

The diagram implies that the most common swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was NNW, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the NE. 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 17% of the time, equivalent to 15 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal northern hemisphere winter but 2% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 2%, equivalent to (2 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that El Agujero is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at El Agujero about 17% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 77% of the time. This is means that we expect 86 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere winter, of which 15 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.