Measurements

Time

05/07/2021

Wave

Height (ft.)

Max Wave

(ft.)

Wind Speed

(mph)

Wind Gust

(mph)

Wind

 Direction

Water

Temp (°F)

10:00 PM 0.6 Model N/A N/A N/A 42
9:30 PM 0.6 Model N/A N/A N/A 42
9:00 PM 0.6 Model 8.1 11.4 S 42
8:30 PM 0.7 Model 8.1 -- S 42
8:00 PM 0.7 Model 6.9 10.3 S 42
7:30 PM 0.9 Model 4.7 -- S 42
7:00 PM 0.9 Model 5.8 9.2 S 42

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

Safety Index (SI):

32

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

Alternate SI:

12

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