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Augusta Rivermouth Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 4.0
Coerenza del surf: 1.5
Livello di difficoltà: 1.5
Wind e kite surf: 5.0
Folle: 4.5

Overall: 4.2

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Augusta Rivermouth Swell Statistics, Settembre: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Augusta Rivermouth that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical 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 represent increasing wave sizes. Very small swells of less than 0.5m (1.5 feet) high are shown in blue. Green and yellow show increasing swell sizes and red shows largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell happens.

The diagram indicates that the most common swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was SSW, whereas the the most common 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 9% of the time, equivalent to 3 days. Expect open water swells to exceed >3m (>10ft) 5% of the time (2 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Augusta Rivermouth is slightly protected from open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Augusta Rivermouth about 9% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 19% of the time. This is means that we expect 8 days with waves in a typical September, of which 3 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.