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A-Bay (Willyama Bay) Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.0
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Livello di difficoltà: 1.0
Folle: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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A-Bay (Willyama Bay) Swell Statistics, All Year: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

The rose diagram shows only the swells directed at A-Bay that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical year and is based upon 28044 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 show increasing swell sizes and biggest 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 was forecast.

The diagram implies that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was SW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the S. 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 33% of the time, equivalent to 120 days. Expect open water swells to exceed >3m (>10ft) 6% of the time (22 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that A-Bay is slightly protected from open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at A-Bay about 33% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 39% of the time. This is means that we expect 263 days with waves in a typical year, of which 120 days should be clean enough to surf.

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.