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Baya Beach Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.0
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Folle: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Baya Beach Swell Statistics, Summer: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Baya Beach 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 illustrate increasing wave sizes. Blue shows the smallest swells, less that 0.5m (1.5 feet) high. Green and yellow illustrate increasing swell sizes and red illustrates largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). 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 SSW, whereas the the most common wind blows from the W. 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 31 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal southern hemisphere summer but 19% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 19%, equivalent to (17 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Baya Beach is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Baya Beach about 34% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 65% of the time. This is means that we expect 90 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere summer, of which 31 days should be clean enough to surf.

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.