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Aberavon beoordelingen
Kwaliteit op een goede dag: 4.7
Betrouwbaarheid van de Golven: 4.3
Moeilijkheidsgraad: 3.7
Wind- en kitesurfen: 5.0
Bezoekers: 3.0

Overall: 4.5

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Surf Report Feed

Aberavon Golf Statistieken, October: Golven met Licht of Offshore Winden

This image shows only the swells directed at Aberavon that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical October and is based upon 2976 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 represent increasing swell sizes and red shows biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In each graph, 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 largest spokes, was WSW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the SSW. 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 12% of the time, equivalent to 4 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal October. Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Aberavon is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Aberavon about 12% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 64% of the time. This is means that we expect 24 days with waves in a typical October, 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.