Measurements

Time

04/02/2020

Wave

Height (ft.)

Max Wave

(ft.)

Wind Speed

(mph)

Wind Gust

(mph)

Wind

 Direction

Water

Temp (°F)

10:00 PM 1.4 Model N/A N/A N/A 35
9:30 PM 1.4 Model N/A N/A N/A 35
9:00 PM 1.4 Model 20.8 25.3 E 35
8:30 PM 1.5 Model 19.7 -- E 35
8:00 PM 1.5 Model 20.8 24.2 E 35
7:30 PM 1.3 Model 18.3 -- E 35
7:00 PM 1.2 Model 19.7 25.3 E 35

Model    - Indicates reported wave is a model result, not a measured wave.

Safety Index (SI):

13

Caution: SI should be combined with other tools of preparation!

Alternate SI:

0

Alternate SI is recommended if you plan to enter the caves or dense fog is present

Safety Index Table

SI

Class

Skill Level

70-100 I Novice - basic paddling skills
50-70 II Intermediate - reliable self rescues
30-50 III Advanced - reliable Eskimo roll
<30 IV Expert - Advanced skills and strong endurance

SI ranks the water environment by considering radar, water temperature, wind, waves and other variables. The SI and recommended skills are based on a system developed by kayaking experts E. Soares and M. Powers.

Soares, E., and M. Powers, Extreme Sea Kayaking, Ragged Mountain Press, 1999.

Model Wave Directions and Heights

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Radar