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Natadola Beach Notations
Qualité quand ça marche: 1.0
Consistance des Vagues: 3.0
Niveau de Difficulté: 1.0

Général: 2.4

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Statistiques de Houle pour Natadola Beach, Printemps: Vagues avec Vents Légers ou Favorables.

The rose diagram shows only the swells directed at Natadola Beach that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal southern hemisphere spring. It is based on 8476 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell happens.

The diagram indicates that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SSW, whereas the the most common wind blows from the ESE. 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 55% of the time, equivalent to 50 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to arise in a normal southern hemisphere spring but 9% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 9%, equivalent to (8 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Natadola Beach is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Natadola Beach about 55% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 34% of the time. This is means that we expect 81 days with waves in a typical southern hemisphere spring, of which 50 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.