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Holly Beach Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 1.5
Coerenza del surf: 1.5
Livello di difficoltà: 1.0
Wind e kite surf: 1.0
Folle: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Holly Beach Swell Statistics, Ottobre: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Holly Beach that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal October. It is based on 2971 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 represent increasing swell sizes and red represents biggest 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 prevailing swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was SSE, whereas the the prevailing 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 4% of the time, equivalent to 1 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal October. Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds we think that that clean surf can be found at Holly Beach about 4% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 37% of the time. This is means that we expect 13 days with waves in a typical October, of which 1 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.