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Wairoa River Mouth avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 3.5
Consistência do surf: 3.5
Nível de dificuldade: 5.0
Windsurf e kite surf: 1.0
Multidões: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Wairoa River Mouth Swell Statistics, Autumn: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Wairoa River Mouth that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical southern hemisphere autumn. It is based on 6580 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 red illustrates the biggest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell occurs.

The diagram suggests that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SSE, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the WNW. 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 28% of the time, equivalent to 25 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal southern hemisphere autumn but 3% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 3%, equivalent to (3 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Wairoa River Mouth is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Wairoa River Mouth about 28% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 38% of the time. This is means that we expect 60 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere autumn, of which 25 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.