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Bellochantuy Bay Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.0
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Livello di difficoltà: 1.0
Folle: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Bellochantuy Bay Swell Statistics, Febbraio: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Bellochantuy Bay that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical February and is based upon 1646 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 show increasing swell sizes and red represents biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell was forecast.

The diagram indicates that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was WNW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the SW. 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 9% of the time, equivalent to 3 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal February. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Bellochantuy Bay is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Bellochantuy Bay about 9% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 58% of the time. This is means that we expect 19 days with waves in a typical February, of which 3 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.