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Morgan Street (North Mole) Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.2
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Livello di difficoltà: 2.5
Wind e kite surf: 1.5
Folle: 2.6

Overall: 2.7

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Morgan Street (North Mole) Swell Statistics, Ottobre: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Morgan Street (North Mole) that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal 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 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 red shows highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell was forecast.

The diagram implies that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was W (which was the same as the dominant 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 12% of the time, equivalent to 4 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal October but 8% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 8%, equivalent to (2 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Morgan Street (North Mole) is slightly protected from open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Morgan Street (North Mole) about 12% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 59% of the time. This is means that we expect 22 days with waves in a typical October, of which 4 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.