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Encuentro beoordelingen
Kwaliteit op een goede dag: 4.4
Betrouwbaarheid van de Golven: 4.0
Moeilijkheidsgraad: 3.5
Wind- en kitesurfen: 3.5
Bezoekers: 2.5

Overall: 3.7

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Surf Report Feed

Encuentro Golf Statistieken, Lente: Golven met Licht of Offshore Winden

This image shows only the swells directed at Encuentro that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical northern hemisphere spring. It is based on 8682 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 represents highest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how frequently that size swell was forecast.

The diagram suggests that the prevailing swell direction, shown by the biggest spokes, was NE, whereas the the dominant wind blows from the E. 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 22% of the time, equivalent to 20 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to occur in a normal northern hemisphere spring but 9% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 9%, equivalent to (8 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with expected offshore winds, and given the fact that Encuentro is exposed to open water swells, we estimate that clean surf can be found at Encuentro about 22% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 63% of the time. This is means that we expect 77 days with waves in a typical northern hemisphere spring, of which 20 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.