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Balephetrish (Tiree) Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 4.0
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Folle: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Balephetrish (Tiree) Swell Statistics, Summer: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Balephetrish (Tiree) that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical northern hemisphere summer. It is based on 7266 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 show increasing swell sizes and highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell occurs.

The diagram suggests that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was W, 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 27% of the time, equivalent to 25 days. Open water swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) only happen 0.6% of the time in a typical northern hemisphere summer, equivalent to just one day but 5% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 5%, equivalent to (5 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Balephetrish (Tiree) is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Balephetrish (Tiree) about 27% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 39% of the time. This is means that we expect 60 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere summer, of which 25 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.