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Ethel Wreck Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 5.0
Coerenza del surf: 2.0
Livello di difficoltà: 4.0
Folle: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Ethel Wreck Swell Statistics, All Year: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Ethel Wreck that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical year. It is based on 28044 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 red shows the largest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was SW, whereas the the most common wind blows from the S. 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 30% of the time, equivalent to 110 days. Expect open water swells to exceed >3m (>10ft) 0.9% of the time (3 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Ethel Wreck is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Ethel Wreck about 30% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 69% of the time. This is means that we expect 361 days with waves in a typical year, of which 110 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.