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La Punta Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.3
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Livello di difficoltà: 2.3
Wind e kite surf: 1.0
Folle: 2.3

Overall: 3.1

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La Punta Swell Statistics, Ottobre: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at La Punta that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical October. It is based on 2976 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 represent increasing swell sizes and red shows the highest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell occurs.

The diagram suggests that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was NNE, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the ESE. 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 40% of the time, equivalent to 12 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal October but 14% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 14%, equivalent to (4 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that La Punta is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at La Punta about 40% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 11% of the time. This is means that we expect 16 days with waves in a typical October, of which 12 days should be clean enough to surf.

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.