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Estadísticas de Olas para Anse Intendance, Verano: Olas con Vientos Ligeros o Terrales

This image shows only the swells directed at Anse Intendance that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical southern hemisphere summer and is based upon 8485 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 represent increasing swell sizes and red shows biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell happens.

The diagram indicates that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was S, whereas the the prevailing 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 5% of the time, equivalent to 5 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal southern hemisphere summer. Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Anse Intendance is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Anse Intendance about 5% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 17% of the time. This is means that we expect 20 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere summer, of which 5 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.