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Dawlish Warren Notaciones
Calidad cuándo Funciona: 2.3
Consistencia de Olas: 1.3
Dificultad: 1.7
Windsurf y Kitesurf: 1.0
Gente al Agua: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Estadísticas de Olas para Dawlish Warren, Invierno: Olas con Vientos Ligeros o Terrales

This image shows only the swells directed at Dawlish Warren that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical northern hemisphere winter. It is based on 7765 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 shows the biggest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, 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 biggest 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 1.0% of the time, equivalent to 1 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal northern hemisphere winter but 1.8% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 1.8%, equivalent to (2 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Dawlish Warren is quite sheltered from open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Dawlish Warren about 1.0% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 15% of the time. This is means that we expect 15 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere winter, of which 1 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.