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Banks Peninsula - Te Oka Bay Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 3.0
Coerenza del surf: 3.0
Livello di difficoltà: 1.0
Folle: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Banks Peninsula - Te Oka Bay Swell Statistics, Ottobre: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Banks Peninsula - Te Oka Bay 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 represent increasing wave sizes. Very small swells of less than 0.5m (1.5 feet) high are shown in blue. Green and yellow show increasing swell sizes and red illustrates biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell happens.

The diagram suggests that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was SSE, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the NW. 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 20% of the time, equivalent to 6 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal October but 16% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 16%, equivalent to (5 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Banks Peninsula - Te Oka Bay is slightly protected from open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Banks Peninsula - Te Oka Bay about 20% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 27% of the time. This is means that we expect 15 days with waves in a typical October, of which 6 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.