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Northern Rights Notaciones
Calidad cuándo Funciona: 3.0
Consistencia de Olas: 1.7
Dificultad: 2.5
Windsurf y Kitesurf: 4.0
Gente al Agua: 2.7

Overall: 2.7

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Estadísticas de Olas para Northern Rights, febrero: Olas con Vientos Ligeros o Terrales

The rose diagram shows only the swells directed at Northern Rights that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal February. It is based on 2102 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 biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell occurs.

The diagram suggests that the dominant swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SW, whereas the the prevailing 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 26% of the time, equivalent to 7 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal February but 22% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 22%, equivalent to (6 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Northern Rights is slightly protected from open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Northern Rights about 26% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 35% of the time. This is means that we expect 17 days with waves in a typical February, of which 7 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.