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Indian River (Northside) avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 2.3
Consistência do surf: 3.0
Nível de dificuldade: 2.0
Windsurf e kite surf: 1.0
Multidões: 2.7

Overall: 2.8

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Indian River (Northside) Swell Statistics, Maio: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

The rose diagram shows only the swells directed at Indian River (Northside) that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical May. It is based on 2200 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 shows the highest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell was forecast.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SSE, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the SSW. 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 29% of the time, equivalent to 9 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal May. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Indian River (Northside) is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Indian River (Northside) about 29% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 35% of the time. This is means that we expect 20 days with waves in a typical May, of which 9 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.