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Port Renfrew Notations
Qualité quand ça marche: 2.7
Consistance des Vagues: 3.7
Niveau de Difficulté: 3.0
Planche à voile et Kite Surf: 3.0
Foule a l'Eau: 3.3

Général: 3.4

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Statistiques de Houle pour Port Renfrew, Janvier: Vagues avec Vents Légers ou Favorables.

This image shows only the swells directed at Port Renfrew that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal January and is based upon 2620 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours illustrate increasing wave sizes. Blue shows the smallest swells, less that 0.5m (1.5 feet) high. Green and yellow show increasing swell sizes and biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In either 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 biggest spokes, was W, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the SE. 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 45% of the time, equivalent to 14 days. Open water swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) only arise 4% of the time in a typical January, equivalent to just one day but 24% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 24%, equivalent to (7 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Port Renfrew is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Port Renfrew about 45% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 52% of the time. This is means that we expect 30 days with waves in a typical January, of which 14 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.