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El Zunzal Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.2
Coerenza del surf: 4.0
Livello di difficoltà: 2.4
Wind e kite surf: 1.0
Folle: 2.3

Overall: 3.0

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El Zunzal Swell Statistics, Spring: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at El Zunzal that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical northern hemisphere spring. It is based on 6580 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 represent increasing swell sizes and red illustrates largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell was forecast.

The diagram implies that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SSW, whereas the the most common wind blows from the NW. 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 50% of the time, equivalent to 46 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal northern hemisphere spring but 31% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 31%, equivalent to (28 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that El Zunzal is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at El Zunzal about 50% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 50% of the time. This is means that we expect 91 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere spring, of which 46 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.