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Isla Grande avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 3.0
Consistência do surf: 3.5
Nível de dificuldade: 2.0
Windsurf e kite surf: 4.0
Multidões: 3.5

Overall: 2.8

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Isla Grande Swell Statistics, Agosto: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Isla Grande that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical August and is based upon 2480 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours show increasing wave sizes. The smallest swells, less than 0.5m (1.5 feet), high are coloured blue. Green and yellow represent increasing swell sizes and biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was NE, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the N. 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 19% of the time, equivalent to 6 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal August but 18% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 18%, equivalent to (6 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Isla Grande is slightly protected from open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Isla Grande about 19% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 26% of the time. This is means that we expect 14 days with waves in a typical August, of which 6 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.