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Inch Strand avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 3.5
Consistência do surf: 2.8
Nível de dificuldade: 1.7
Windsurf e kite surf: 3.5
Multidões: 2.7

Overall: 3.6

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Inch Strand Swell Statistics, Dezembro: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Inch Strand that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical December and is based upon 2457 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 represent increasing swell sizes and largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell happens.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was WSW, whereas the the most common wind blows from the SW. 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 8% of the time, equivalent to 2 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal December. Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Inch Strand is slightly protected from open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Inch Strand about 8% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 55% of the time. This is means that we expect 19 days with waves in a typical December, of which 2 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.