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Campus Point beoordelingen
Kwaliteit op een goede dag: 3.2
Betrouwbaarheid van de Golven: 2.6
Moeilijkheidsgraad: 2.8
Wind- en kitesurfen: 1.3
Bezoekers: 2.6

Overall: 2.8

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Surf Report Feed

Campus Point Golf Statistieken, April: Golven met Licht of Offshore Winden

This image shows only the swells directed at Campus Point that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical April. It is based on 2160 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 shows the biggest swells, greater than >3m (>10ft). In both graphs, the area of any colour is proportional to how often that size swell was forecast.

The diagram indicates that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was W, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the WNW. 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 50% of the time, equivalent to 15 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal April but 18% of the time we expect swell in the range 2-3m (6.5-10ft) 18%, equivalent to (5 days). Taking into account the ratio of these swells that coincided with forecast offshore winds, and given the fact that Campus Point is slightly protected from open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Campus Point about 50% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 4% of the time. This is means that we expect 16 days with waves in a typical April, of which 15 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.