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Imperial Beach Notations
Qualité quand ça marche: 3.0
Consistance des Vagues: 3.7
Niveau de Difficulté: 2.7
Planche à voile et Kite Surf: 3.6
Foule a l'Eau: 3.7

Général: 3.6

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Statistiques de Houle pour Imperial Beach, Juillet: Vagues avec Vents Légers ou Favorables.

This image shows only the swells directed at Imperial Beach that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical July. 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 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 each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell was forecast.

The diagram indicates that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SSW, 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 34% of the time, equivalent to 11 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal July but 5% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 5%, equivalent to (2 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Imperial Beach is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Imperial Beach about 34% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 63% of the time. This is means that we expect 30 days with waves in a typical July, of which 11 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.