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Arrifana Notaciones
Calidad cuándo Funciona: 3.9
Consistencia de Olas: 3.7
Dificultad: 3.0
Windsurf y Kitesurf: 1.2
Gente al Agua: 2.4

Overall: 3.2

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Estadísticas de Olas para Arrifana, noviembre: Olas con Vientos Ligeros o Terrales

This image shows only the swells directed at Arrifana that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal November. It is based on 2793 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 show increasing swell sizes and red illustrates highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell occurs.

The diagram indicates that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was NW, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the N. 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 water swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) only happen 2% of the time in a typical November, equivalent to just one day but 14% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 14%, equivalent to (4 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Arrifana is slightly protected from open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Arrifana about 37% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 34% of the time. This is means that we expect 21 days with waves in a typical November, 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.