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Arroyo Laguna Notations
Qualité quand ça marche: 4.0
Consistance des Vagues: 3.3
Niveau de Difficulté: 4.3
Planche à voile et Kite Surf: 4.5
Foule a l'Eau: 4.0

Général: 4.4

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Statistiques de Houle pour Arroyo Laguna, Octobre: Vagues avec Vents Légers ou Favorables.

This image shows only the swells directed at Arroyo Laguna that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical October. It is based on 2976 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In each 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 largest spokes, was SW, 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 6% of the time, equivalent to 2 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal October. Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Arroyo Laguna is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Arroyo Laguna about 6% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 21% of the time. This is means that we expect 8 days with waves in a typical October, of which 2 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.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.