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Encuentro avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 4.4
Consistência do surf: 4.0
Nível de dificuldade: 3.5
Windsurf e kite surf: 3.5
Multidões: 2.5

Overall: 3.7

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Surf Report Feed

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

This image shows only the swells directed at Encuentro that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical year and is based upon 33212 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 illustrates biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell occurs.

The diagram indicates that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was NE, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the E. 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 22% of the time, equivalent to 80 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal year but 1.6% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 1.6%, equivalent to (6 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Encuentro is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Encuentro about 22% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 54% of the time. This is means that we expect 277 days with waves in a typical year, of which 80 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.