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Dominical Notations
Qualité quand ça marche: 3.3
Consistance des Vagues: 5.0
Niveau de Difficulté: 4.0
Planche à voile et Kite Surf: 1.5
Foule a l'Eau: 3.0

Général: 3.5

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Statistiques de Houle pour Dominical, Janvier: Vagues avec Vents Légers ou Favorables.

This image shows only the swells directed at Dominical that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical January and is based upon 2620 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 show increasing swell sizes and red illustrates biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell occurs.

The diagram indicates that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SSW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the WSW. 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 50% of the time, equivalent to 16 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal January. Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Dominical is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Dominical about 50% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 44% of the time. This is means that we expect 29 days with waves in a typical January, of which 16 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.