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Weligama avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 2.3
Consistência do surf: 3.0
Nível de dificuldade: 3.0
Windsurf e kite surf: 1.0
Multidões: 2.7

Overall: 3.1

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Weligama Swell Statistics, Spring: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Weligama that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical northern hemisphere spring. 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 represent increasing wave sizes. Very small swells of less than 0.5m (1.5 feet) high are shown in blue. Green and yellow show 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 commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was SSW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the WSW. 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 26% of the time, equivalent to 24 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal northern hemisphere spring but 10% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 10%, equivalent to (9 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Weligama is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Weligama about 26% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 67% of the time. This is means that we expect 85 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere spring, of which 24 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.