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Newgale Notations
Qualité quand ça marche: 4.2
Consistance des Vagues: 3.2
Niveau de Difficulté: 1.2
Planche à voile et Kite Surf: 4.5
Foule a l'Eau: 3.7

Général: 3.8

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Surf Report Feed

Statistiques de Houle pour Newgale, Février: Vagues avec Vents Légers ou Favorables.

This image shows only the swells directed at Newgale that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical February and is based upon 2664 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 show increasing swell sizes and red illustrates highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell was forecast.

The diagram suggests that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was WSW (which was the same as the dominant wind direction). 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 15% of the time, equivalent to 4 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal February. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Newgale is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Newgale about 15% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 64% of the time. This is means that we expect 22 days with waves in a typical February, of which 4 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.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.