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Arpoador beoordelingen
Kwaliteit op een goede dag: 3.6
Betrouwbaarheid van de Golven: 3.0
Moeilijkheidsgraad: 2.0
Wind- en kitesurfen: 1.2
Bezoekers: 1.2

Overall: 3.3

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Surf Report Feed

Arpoador Golf Statistieken, June: Golven met Licht of Offshore Winden

This image shows only the swells directed at Arpoador that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical June. It is based on 2786 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 illustrate 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 commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SSE, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the NE. 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 30% of the time, equivalent to 9 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal June but 7% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 7%, equivalent to (2 days). Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Arpoador is slightly protected from open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Arpoador about 30% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 16% of the time. This is means that we expect 14 days with waves in a typical June, of which 9 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.