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Kirra Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 5.0
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Livello di difficoltà: 2.0
Wind e kite surf: 2.5
Folle: 1.7

Overall: 3.7

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Kirra Swell Statistics, Winter: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Kirra that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical southern hemisphere winter and is based upon 8738 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours illustrate increasing wave sizes. Blue shows the smallest swells, less that 0.5m (1.5 feet) high. Green and yellow represent increasing swell sizes and biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell occurs.

The diagram indicates that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SE, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the SW. 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 1.7% of the time, equivalent to 2 days. Expect open water swells to exceed >3m (>10ft) 1.7% of the time (2 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Kirra is very sheltered from open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Kirra about 1.7% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 0.3% of the time. This is means that we expect 2 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere winter, of which 2 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.