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Qualité quand ça marche: 2.5
Consistance des Vagues: 3.0
Niveau de Difficulté: 1.5
Planche à voile et Kite Surf: 1.0
Foule a l'Eau: 2.5

Général: 3.2

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Surf Report Feed

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

This image shows only the swells directed at Yacht that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal year. It is based on 28044 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 represent 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 occurs.

The diagram indicates that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was ENE, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the NW. 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 10% of the time, equivalent to 36 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal year but 0.8% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 0.8%, equivalent to (3 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Yacht is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Yacht about 10% of the time and that surf is blown out by onshore wind 19% of the time. This is means that we expect 106 days with waves in a typical year, of which 36 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.