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Cambo Sands Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 4.0
Coerenza del surf: 2.2
Livello di difficoltà: 3.2
Wind e kite surf: 1.1
Folle: 4.2

Overall: 3.1

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Cambo Sands Swell Statistics, Gennaio: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Cambo Sands that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical January and is based upon 2620 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 biggest 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 occurs.

The diagram indicates that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was NE, 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 5% of the time, equivalent to 2 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal January. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Cambo Sands is slightly protected from open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Cambo Sands about 5% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 14% of the time. This is means that we expect 6 days with waves in a typical January, of which 2 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.