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Kwaliteit op een goede dag: 4.0
Betrouwbaarheid van de Golven: 4.0
Moeilijkheidsgraad: 1.0
Bezoekers: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Surf Report Feed

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

This image shows only the swells directed at Albatross that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal October. It is based on 2976 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 biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In each graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the most common swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SSW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the SSE. 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 22% of the time, equivalent to 7 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal October but 21% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 21%, equivalent to (7 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Albatross is quite sheltered from open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Albatross about 22% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 12% of the time. This is means that we expect 11 days with waves in a typical October, of which 7 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.