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Barber's Point - Coast Guard Jetty Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.5
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Livello di difficoltà: 4.0
Wind e kite surf: 1.0
Folle: 3.5

Overall: 3.0

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Barber's Point - Coast Guard Jetty Swell Statistics, Dicembre: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Barber's Point - Coast Guard Jetty that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical December. It is based on 2457 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 each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was S, 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 4% of the time, equivalent to 1 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal December. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Barber's Point - Coast Guard Jetty is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Barber's Point - Coast Guard Jetty about 4% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 8% of the time. This is means that we expect 4 days with waves in a typical December, of which 1 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.