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Backyards Notaciones
Calidad cuándo Funciona: 4.0
Consistencia de Olas: 5.0
Dificultad: 4.0
Gente al Agua: 4.0

Overall: 4.5

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Estadísticas de Olas para Backyards, Otoño: Olas con Vientos Ligeros o Terrales

This image shows only the swells directed at Backyards that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical northern hemisphere autumn. It is based on 7252 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 red shows highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was NW, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the E. 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 18% of the time, equivalent to 16 days. Expect open water swells to exceed >3m (>10ft) 2% of the time (2 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Backyards is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Backyards about 18% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 41% of the time. This is means that we expect 54 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere autumn, of which 16 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.