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20 January 2011

Best surfing view (for me)

Look for the Orthographic Projection for SW Pacific (185°W 10°S) of wave height. Also of interest is the one for the period of the wave, the quality of the swell, its period. Longer periods mean that the swell is more powerful. These are called ground swell (wrongly) because they do not relate to the local weather condition.

Wave Watch III Data from
NOAA/NCEP Ocean Modelling Branch


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