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Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point Notaciones
Calidad cuándo Funciona: 3.0
Consistencia de Olas: 4.0
Gente al Agua: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Estadísticas de Olas para Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point, Otoño: Olas con Vientos Ligeros o Terrales

This image shows only the swells directed at Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical southern hemisphere autumn. It is based on 6580 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and red shows biggest 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 biggest spokes, was ENE, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the SSE. 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 3% of the time, equivalent to 3 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal southern hemisphere autumn but 2% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 2%, equivalent to (2 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Ngataki Beach and Paxton Point about 3% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 15% of the time. This is means that we expect 16 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere autumn, of which 3 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.