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Apollo Bay Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.0
Coerenza del surf: 3.1
Livello di difficoltà: 2.5
Wind e kite surf: 2.7
Folle: 3.4

Overall: 3.7

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Apollo Bay Swell Statistics, All Year: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Apollo Bay that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical year. It is based on 33204 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and red shows highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell occurs.

The diagram suggests that the dominant swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was SW, whereas the the dominant 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 49% of the time, equivalent to 179 days. Expect open water swells to exceed >3m (>10ft) 18% of the time (66 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Apollo Bay is slightly protected from open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Apollo Bay about 49% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 48% of the time. This is means that we expect 354 days with waves in a typical year, of which 179 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.