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Barra do Ribeira Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.0
Coerenza del surf: 2.0
Livello di difficoltà: 1.0
Folle: 4.0

Overall: 2.6

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Barra do Ribeira Swell Statistics, All Year: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Barra do Ribeira that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical year and is based upon 28044 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 represent increasing swell sizes and largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell was forecast.

The diagram indicates that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was SE, whereas the the most common wind blows from the ESE. 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 34% of the time, equivalent to 124 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal year but 6% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 6%, equivalent to (22 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Barra do Ribeira is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Barra do Ribeira about 34% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 65% of the time. This is means that we expect 361 days with waves in a typical year, of which 124 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.