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Waimarama Notations
Qualité quand ça marche: 3.8
Consistance des Vagues: 4.0
Niveau de Difficulté: 2.8
Planche à voile et Kite Surf: 3.3
Foule a l'Eau: 2.8

Général: 3.6

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Statistiques de Houle pour Waimarama, Mars: Vagues avec Vents Légers ou Favorables.

This image shows only the swells directed at Waimarama that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical March. It is based on 2964 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 highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell was forecast.

The diagram indicates that the dominant swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was E, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the N. 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 14% of the time, equivalent to 4 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal March but 10% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 10%, equivalent to (3 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Waimarama is slightly protected from open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Waimarama about 14% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 19% of the time. This is means that we expect 10 days with waves in a typical March, of which 4 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.