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Waimarie avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 5.0
Consistência do surf: 2.0
Nível de dificuldade: 3.0
Multidões: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Waimarie Swell Statistics, Winter: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Waimarie that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical southern hemisphere winter and is based upon 7266 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and highest 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 biggest spokes, was W, 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 40% of the time, equivalent to 36 days. Open water swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) only happen 1.4% of the time in a typical southern hemisphere winter, equivalent to just one day but 13% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 13%, equivalent to (12 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Waimarie is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Waimarie about 40% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 54% of the time. This is means that we expect 86 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere winter, of which 36 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.