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Bawa Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.5
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Livello di difficoltà: 4.5
Wind e kite surf: 1.0
Folle: 3.5

Overall: 3.8

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

This image shows only the swells directed at Bawa that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical northern hemisphere summer. It is based on 8738 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell was forecast.

The diagram suggests that the dominant swell direction, shown by the largest 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 71% of the time, equivalent to 65 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal northern hemisphere summer but 29% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 29%, equivalent to (26 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Bawa is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Bawa about 71% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 29% of the time. This is means that we expect 91 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere summer, of which 65 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.