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Whangaehu River Mouth avaliaçãos
Qualidade em um dia bom: 3.5
Consistência do surf: 3.0
Nível de dificuldade: 2.0
Windsurf e kite surf: 3.0
Multidões: 4.5

Overall: 2.8

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Whangaehu River Mouth Swell Statistics, Winter: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Whangaehu River Mouth that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical southern hemisphere winter. It is based on 7265 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and red illustrates the largest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell was forecast.

The diagram suggests that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was W, whereas the the most common 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 2% of the time, equivalent to 2 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal southern hemisphere winter but 2% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 2%, equivalent to (2 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Whangaehu River Mouth is slightly protected from open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Whangaehu River Mouth about 2% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 28% of the time. This is means that we expect 27 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere winter, of which 2 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.