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El Paredon beoordelingen
Kwaliteit op een goede dag: 4.0
Betrouwbaarheid van de Golven: 4.2
Moeilijkheidsgraad: 2.6
Wind- en kitesurfen: 3.3
Bezoekers: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Surf Report Feed

El Paredon Golf Statistieken, April: Golven met Licht of Offshore Winden

This image shows only the swells directed at El Paredon that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal April. It is based on 2880 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 represent increasing swell sizes and red illustrates biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In each 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 longest spokes, was SSW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the W. 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 61% of the time, equivalent to 18 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal April but 12% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 12%, equivalent to (4 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that El Paredon is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at El Paredon about 61% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 39% of the time. This is means that we expect 30 days with waves in a typical April, of which 18 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.