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Cannibal Bay Voti
QualitĂ  su una buona giornata: 4.5
Coerenza del surf: 3.5
Livello di difficoltĂ : 2.5
Folle: 4.5
Campeggio: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Cannibal Bay Swell Statistics, Giugno: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Cannibal Bay that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical June and is based upon 2786 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 the biggest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell was forecast.

The diagram suggests that the most common swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was S, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the WNW. 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 42% of the time, equivalent to 13 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal June but 14% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 14%, equivalent to (4 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Cannibal Bay is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Cannibal Bay about 42% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 33% of the time. This is means that we expect 22 days with waves in a typical June, of which 13 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.