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Cambo Sands beoordelingen
Kwaliteit op een goede dag: 4.0
Betrouwbaarheid van de Golven: 2.2
Moeilijkheidsgraad: 3.2
Wind- en kitesurfen: 1.1
Bezoekers: 4.2

Overall: 3.1

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Surf Report Feed

Cambo Sands Golf Statistieken, August: Golven met Licht of Offshore Winden

This image shows only the swells directed at Cambo Sands that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal August. It is based on 2480 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 illustrate increasing swell sizes and red represents biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was NE, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the SW. 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 0.6% of the time, equivalent to 0 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal August. Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Cambo Sands is slightly protected from open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at Cambo Sands about 0.6% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 5% of the time. This is means that we expect 2 days with waves in a typical August, of which 0 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.