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El Astillero Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.0
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Livello di difficoltà: 4.0
Folle: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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El Astillero Swell Statistics, Settembre: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at El Astillero that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal September. It is based on 2400 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 illustrates highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell happens.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was SSW, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the E. 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 72% of the time, equivalent to 22 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal September but 47% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 47%, equivalent to (14 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that El Astillero is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at El Astillero about 72% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 27% of the time. This is means that we expect 30 days with waves in a typical September, of which 22 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.