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K59 and 61 Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 4.0
Coerenza del surf: 5.0
Livello di difficoltà: 4.0
Folle: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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K59 and 61 Swell Statistics, Maggio: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at K59 and 61 that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal May. It is based on 2838 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 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 occurs.

The diagram implies that the most common swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was SSW (which was the same as the prevailing wind direction). 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 61% of the time, equivalent to 19 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal May but 30% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 30%, equivalent to (9 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that K59 and 61 is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at K59 and 61 about 61% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 39% of the time. This is means that we expect 31 days with waves in a typical May, of which 19 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.