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41st Ave (The Hook - Shark Cove) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.1

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41st Ave (The Hook - Shark Cove) Surf Stats

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The rose diagram shows the range of swells directed at 41st Ave (The Hook - Shark Cove) through a typical October and is based upon 3471 NWW3 model predictions since 2006 (values every 3 hours). The wave model does not forecast wind and surf right at the coastline so we have chosen the most applicable grid node based on what we know about 41st Ave (The Hook - Shark Cove). In the case of 41st Ave (The Hook - Shark Cove), the best grid node is 48 km away (30 miles). The rose diagram illustrates the distribution of swell sizes and directions, while the graph at the bottom shows the same thing but without direction information. Five colours represent increasing wave sizes. Very small swells of less than 0.5m (1.5 feet) high are shown in blue. These were forecast only 81% of the time. 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 frequently that size swell was forecast. The diagram suggests that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was SW, whereas the the prevailing wind blows from the NW. Because the wave model grid is out to sea, sometimes a strong offshore wind blows largest waves away from 41st Ave (The Hook - Shark Cove) and offshore. We lump these in with the no surf category of the bar chart. To keep it simple we don't show these in the rose plot. Because wind determines whether or not waves are clean enough to surf at 41st Ave (The Hook - Shark Cove), you can select a similar diagram that shows only the swells that were forecast to coincide with glassy or offshore wind conditions. Over an average October, swells large enough to cause surfable waves at 41st Ave (The Hook - Shark Cove) run for about 13% of the time.

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