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Airpot Left Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.0
Coerenza del surf: 1.0
Livello di difficoltà: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Airpot Left Swell Statistics, Settembre: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Airpot Left that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal September. It is based on 2880 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 red shows largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell was forecast.

The diagram implies that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was ENE, whereas the the most common 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 11% of the time, equivalent to 3 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal September. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds we calculate that clean surf can be found at Airpot Left about 11% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 76% of the time. This is means that we expect 26 days with waves in a typical September, of which 3 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.