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Aberystwyth harbour trap Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 4.3
Coerenza del surf: 3.3
Livello di difficoltà: 3.0
Wind e kite surf: 1.0
Folle: 2.7

Overall: 3.6

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Aberystwyth harbour trap Swell Statistics, Agosto: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Aberystwyth harbour trap that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal August and is based upon 2479 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 represent increasing swell sizes and red illustrates biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell occurs.

The diagram indicates that the dominant swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SW, 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 1.1% of the time, equivalent to 0 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal August. Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Aberystwyth harbour trap is slightly protected from open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Aberystwyth harbour trap about 1.1% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 12% of the time. This is means that we expect 4 days with waves in a typical August, of which 0 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.