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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 2480 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 illustrates the biggest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell was forecast.

The diagram suggests that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was NNE, whereas the the prevailing 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 occur 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 proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that La Punta is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at La Punta about 40% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 12% of the time. This is means that we expect 16 days with waves in a typical October, of which 12 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.