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K-38 beoordelingen
Kwaliteit op een goede dag: 4.1
Betrouwbaarheid van de Golven: 4.4
Moeilijkheidsgraad: 2.6
Wind- en kitesurfen: 1.3
Bezoekers: 2.6

Overall: 3.5

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Surf Report Feed

K-38 Golf Statistieken, September: Golven met Licht of Offshore Winden

This image shows only the swells directed at K-38 that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions over a normal September and is based upon 2400 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours illustrate increasing wave sizes. Blue shows the smallest swells, less that 0.5m (1.5 feet) high. Green and yellow illustrate increasing swell sizes and biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft) are shown in red. In each graph, 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 WSW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the NW. 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 12% of the time, equivalent to 4 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal September but 6% of the time you can expect swell in the range 1.3-2m (4-6.5ft) 6%, equivalent to (2 days). Taking into account the proportion of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that K-38 is exposed to open water swells, we calculate that clean surf can be found at K-38 about 12% of the time and that surf is messed up by onshore wind 36% of the time. This is means that we expect 14 days with waves in a typical September, of which 4 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.