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Airport Lefts Notaciones
Calidad cuándo Funciona: 3.0
Consistencia de Olas: 3.0
Dificultad: 3.5
Windsurf y Kitesurf: 1.0
Gente al Agua: 2.5

Overall: 3.4

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Estadísticas de Olas para Airport Lefts, enero: Olas con Vientos Ligeros o Terrales

This image shows only the swells directed at Airport Lefts that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical January. It is based on 2372 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 biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell happens.

The diagram indicates that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was SW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the W. 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 21% of the time, equivalent to 7 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal January but 15% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 15%, equivalent to (5 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Airport Lefts is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Airport Lefts about 21% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 79% of the time. This is means that we expect 31 days with waves in a typical January, of which 7 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.