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Avana Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.5
Coerenza del surf: 2.5
Livello di difficoltà: 3.0
Wind e kite surf: 1.0
Folle: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Surf Report Feed

Avana Swell Statistics, Summer: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Avana that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical southern hemisphere summer and is based upon 7765 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 highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell happens.

The diagram implies that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SE, whereas the the dominant 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 3% of the time, equivalent to 3 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal southern hemisphere summer but 1.8% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 1.8%, equivalent to (2 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Avana is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Avana about 3% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 30% of the time. This is means that we expect 30 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere summer, 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.