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Tuamotu Island Voti
Qualità su una buona giornata: 4.5
Coerenza del surf: 2.8
Livello di difficoltà: 4.2
Wind e kite surf: 2.3
Folle: 2.3

Overall: 3.1

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Tuamotu Island Swell Statistics, Ottobre: Surf with Light or Offshore Winds

This image shows only the swells directed at Tuamotu Island 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 represent increasing wave sizes. Very small swells of less than 0.5m (1.5 feet) high are shown in blue. Green and yellow illustrate increasing swell sizes and highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell occurs.

The diagram suggests that the dominant swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SE, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the WNW. 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 37% of the time, equivalent to 11 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal October but 11% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 11%, equivalent to (3 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Tuamotu Island is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Tuamotu Island about 37% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 53% of the time. This is means that we expect 28 days with waves in a typical October, of which 11 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.