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Express Point Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 4.5
Coerenza del surf: 3.8
Livello di difficoltà: 4.2
Wind e kite surf: 1.3
Folle: 3.2

Overall: 3.6

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Express Point Swell Statistics, All Year: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Express Point that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal 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 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 biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell happens.

The diagram implies that the most common swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was SW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the W. 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 19% of the time, equivalent to 69 days. Expect open water swells to exceed >3m (>10ft) 0.8% of the time (3 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Express Point is slightly protected from open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Express Point about 19% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 28% of the time. This is means that we expect 172 days with waves in a typical year, of which 69 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.