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Killard Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 1.0
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Livello di difficoltà: 1.0
Wind e kite surf: 1.0
Folle: 3.5

Overall: 1.8

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Killard Swell Statistics, Luglio: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Killard that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical July and is based upon 1488 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 show increasing swell sizes and largest 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 prevailing swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was W, whereas the the most common wind blows from the WSW. 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 14% of the time, equivalent to 4 days. Open water swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) only arise 2% of the time in a typical July, equivalent to just one day but 12% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 12%, equivalent to (4 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Killard is quite sheltered from open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Killard about 14% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 5% of the time. This is means that we expect 6 days with waves in a typical July, of which 4 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.