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Katwijk aan Zee Notations
Qualité quand ça marche: 2.3
Consistance des Vagues: 2.0
Niveau de Difficulté: 3.0
Planche à voile et Kite Surf: 4.5
Foule a l'Eau: 3.0

Général: 3.3

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Statistiques de Houle pour Katwijk aan Zee, Toute l'Année: Vagues avec Vents Légers ou Favorables.

This image shows only the swells directed at Katwijk aan Zee that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal year and is based upon 34563 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 largest 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 most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was NW, whereas the the most common 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 4% of the time, equivalent to 15 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal year. Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Katwijk aan Zee is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Katwijk aan Zee about 4% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 36% of the time. This is means that we expect 146 days with waves in a typical year, of which 15 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.