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Indicators point Notaciones
Calidad cuándo Funciona: 3.0
Consistencia de Olas: 4.0
Dificultad: 4.0
Gente al Agua: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Estadísticas de Olas para Indicators point, Verano: Olas con Vientos Ligeros o Terrales

This image shows only the swells directed at Indicators point that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical southern hemisphere summer and is based upon 7765 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 show increasing swell sizes and red represents highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell happens.

The diagram implies that the most common swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was SSW, whereas the the dominant 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 34% of the time, equivalent to 31 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal southern hemisphere summer but 19% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 19%, equivalent to (17 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Indicators point is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Indicators point about 34% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 65% of the time. This is means that we expect 90 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere summer, of which 31 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.