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Isle of Palms Pier Notations
Qualité quand ça marche: 2.7
Consistance des Vagues: 2.3
Niveau de Difficulté: 1.9
Planche à voile et Kite Surf: 3.9
Foule a l'Eau: 3.0

Général: 3.4

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Statistiques de Houle pour Isle of Palms Pier, Août: Vagues avec Vents Légers ou Favorables.

This image shows only the swells directed at Isle of Palms Pier that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal August. 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 illustrates largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell was forecast.

The diagram implies that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was SE, whereas the the most common wind blows from the SSE. 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 18% of the time, equivalent to 6 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal August. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Isle of Palms Pier is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Isle of Palms Pier about 18% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 65% of the time. This is means that we expect 26 days with waves in a typical August, of which 6 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.