uk es it fr pt nl
Dooagh Notaciones
Calidad cuándo Funciona: 3.0
Consistencia de Olas: 3.0
Gente al Agua: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

Ver todas las 18 notaciones

Basado en 1 voto. Votar


Surf Report Feed

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

This image shows only the swells directed at Dooagh that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal January. It is based on 2868 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 highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell was forecast.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was W, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the SW. 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 7% of the time, equivalent to 2 days. Open water swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) only occur 2% of the time in a typical January, equivalent to just one day. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Dooagh is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Dooagh about 7% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 62% of the time. This is means that we expect 21 days with waves in a typical January, of which 2 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.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.