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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 represent increasing wave sizes. Very small swells of less than 0.5m (1.5 feet) high are shown in blue. Green and yellow represent increasing swell sizes and largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SSW, whereas the the most common 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 happen 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 ratio of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Imperial Beach is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Imperial Beach about 34% of the time and that surf is messed up 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 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.