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Kennack Sands Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.5
Coerenza del surf: 2.0
Livello di difficoltà: 2.0
Folle: 3.0
Alloggio: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Kennack Sands Swell Statistics, Aprile: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Kennack Sands that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical April. It is based on 2160 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 shows highest 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 prevailing swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was WSW, whereas the the dominant 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 4% of the time, equivalent to 1 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal April but 11% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 11%, equivalent to (3 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Kennack Sands is quite sheltered from open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Kennack Sands about 4% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 10% of the time. This is means that we expect 4 days with waves in a typical April, 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.