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Cacimba do Padre Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 4.0
Coerenza del surf: 3.5
Livello di difficoltà: 3.5
Wind e kite surf: 3.0
Folle: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Cacimba do Padre Swell Statistics, All Year: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Cacimba do Padre that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical year. It is based on 33204 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and red represents highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell occurs.

The diagram suggests that the dominant swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was NNW, whereas the the dominant 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 20% of the time, equivalent to 73 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal year but 10% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 10%, equivalent to (36 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Cacimba do Padre is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Cacimba do Padre about 20% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 5% of the time. This is means that we expect 91 days with waves in a typical year, of which 73 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.