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Newcastle Beach avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 4.1
Consistência do surf: 4.3
Nível de dificuldade: 2.6
Windsurf e kite surf: 2.8
Multidões: 2.8

Overall: 3.8

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Newcastle Beach Swell Statistics, Spring: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Newcastle Beach that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal southern hemisphere spring and is based upon 8724 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 largest 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 most common swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was SE, whereas the the most common wind blows from the ENE. 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 20 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal southern hemisphere spring 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 proportion of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Newcastle Beach is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Newcastle Beach about 22% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 57% of the time. This is means that we expect 72 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere spring, of which 20 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.