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Aganoa Beach Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 4.3
Coerenza del surf: 4.0
Livello di difficoltà: 3.7
Wind e kite surf: 1.0
Folle: 3.7

Overall: 3.2

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Aganoa Beach Swell Statistics, Spring: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Aganoa Beach that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal southern hemisphere spring. It is based on 7252 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell was forecast.

The diagram indicates that the most common swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was S, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the E. 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 10% of the time, equivalent to 9 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal southern hemisphere spring but 6% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 6%, equivalent to (5 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Aganoa Beach is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Aganoa Beach about 10% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 57% of the time. This is means that we expect 61 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere spring, of which 9 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.