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Indian Head Notaciones
Calidad cuándo Funciona: 1.0
Consistencia de Olas: 5.0
Dificultad: 1.0
Gente al Agua: 2.0

Overall: 2.6

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Estadísticas de Olas para Indian Head, Verano: Olas con Vientos Ligeros o Terrales

This image shows only the swells directed at Indian Head that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal northern hemisphere summer. It is based on 8738 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours show increasing wave sizes. The smallest swells, less than 0.5m (1.5 feet), high are coloured blue. Green and yellow illustrate increasing swell sizes and red illustrates the largest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell was forecast.

The diagram suggests that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was W, whereas the the most common wind blows from the NW. 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 27% of the time, equivalent to 25 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal northern hemisphere summer but 11% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 11%, equivalent to (10 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds we calculate that clean surf can be found at Indian Head about 27% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 71% of the time. This is means that we expect 89 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere summer, of which 25 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.