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Balmedie beoordelingen
Kwaliteit op een goede dag: 2.0
Betrouwbaarheid van de Golven: 2.5
Moeilijkheidsgraad: 1.5
Wind- en kitesurfen: 5.0
Bezoekers: 4.5

Overall: 3.1

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Surf Report Feed

Balmedie Golf Statistieken, March: Golven met Licht of Offshore Winden

This image shows only the swells directed at Balmedie that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal March. It is based on 2220 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 red represents largest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell was forecast.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the largest spokes, was SE, whereas the the most common wind blows from the WSW. 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 7% of the time, equivalent to 2 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal March. Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Balmedie is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Balmedie about 7% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 34% of the time. This is means that we expect 13 days with waves in a typical March, of which 2 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.