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SJ's Surf Forecast for the SW - 20-26 June 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:40 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 09:30 Tuesday 21st June 2016
Hi everyone – these updates are currently made at any time of the day as and when I get the time/chance to update – however from September the intention would be for it to be updated every weekday morning by 10am.

[Don’t forget to look at this forecast the day before you go beach for the latest, as things can often change!]

The Rest Of The Week:
‘The weather will improve as the week goes on, but unless you catch your timing just right with the winds, the rest of the week looks poor for surf.’
Sunrise and sunset – 05:10 and 21:35
Twilight starts and ends – 04:25 and 22:20
Midday – 13:20
Length of day – 16:25
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 14.5C / 58F
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Image

Monday 20th:
‘Dark, grey, missly day.’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Medium W
Weather – Overcast and raining
North Coast – 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh) going 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 06:00 High, 12:00 Low, 18:00 High

Tuesday 21st:
‘Semi-sheltered spots on the North should have a small but clean wave.’
Swell – (i) Medium W going W-WSW
Wind – Overcast or cloudy, but dry.
Weather – Light-Medium W-SW going S
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh) going 4ft (Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:26 High, 12:46 Low, 18:44 High

Wednesday 22nd:
‘Surf on! There’ll be a window of light/no winds later on, so mid-late afternoon on the tidal push should see the waves clean up nicely!’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Light SW going Variable going N-NW
Weather – Cloudy with some rain showers, turning slightly brighter later on
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft (Flat-Kneehigh)
Tides – 07:03 High, 13:24 Low, 19:22 High

Thursday 23rd:
‘Small wave with onshore winds – not great, but there’s a wave there if you want to get wet behind your ears.’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Light-Medium N-NW going NW
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with the odd sunny spell
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 07:42 High, 14:03 Low, 20:02 High

Friday 24th:
‘Blown out onshore messy slop on the North and messy dribble on the south.’
Swell – (i) Medium W going Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium W going W-NW
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft (Flat-Kneehigh)
Tides – 08:22 High, 14:44 Low, 20:45 High

Weekend Summary:
‘No good surf this weekend! We should have a return to good weather, however with no quality to the weak swell and onshore winds, there’ll be a bit of messy slop for beginners, but nothing in the way of real waves.’

Saturday 25th:
‘Small onshore messy slop for the North, flat for the south. Leave it to beginners – there’s no quality to the waves as it’s a weak wave period anyway.’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW
Wind – Light-Medium N-NW
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 09:06 High, 15:29 Low, 21:31 High

Sunday 26th:
‘Same as yesterday – leave it to beginners!’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW going VeryWeak W-NW
Wind – Light-Medium W-NW
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 09:55 High, 16:17 Low

Early Next Week:
‘Too early to tell yet – this will be updated on Wednesday.’

The scale for measuring conditions:

0-1ft – Unridable/Flat
1-2ft – Kneehigh
3ft – Waisthigh
4-5ft – Chest/Shoulderhigh
6ft – Headhigh
6-8ft = 1-1.5x Overhead
8-10ft = 1.5x Overhead
10-12ft = 2x Overhead
Please Note!

Wave height predictions are based on the larger breaks on both coasts such as Fistral and Croyde for the North, and Praa Sands and Bantham for the South.

Wave height is measured from the front of the wave, and 6ft would usually mean a ‘head-high’ wave.

Try and use some ‘local’ knowledge about what the wave sizes will be elsewhere. For example the Newquay Bay area is generally 1/3 to 3/4 the size of Fistral, increasing the further up the bay you go from Towan to Lusty Glaze, and that it will be clean on a W wind at ‘harbour left’ at Towan at mid-tide’ for example.

Tide times are based on Newquay.

Stay Stoked!
SJ
Never known to miss a marketing opportunity... After years in the wilderness, Sj, the harbinger of doom, Mr Entropy, the kiss of death, the swell killer, yes, the man formerly known as SJ, is back, cunningly disguised as Sj ! {Quote: Tony Plant - 2009}
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Re: SJ's Surf Forecast for the SW - 20-26 June 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Wed Jun 22, 2016 7:57 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 09:00 Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Hi everyone – these updates are currently made at any time of the day as and when I get the time/chance to update – however from September the intention would be for it to be updated every weekday morning by 10am.

[Don’t forget to look at this forecast the day before you go beach for the latest, as things can often change!]

The Rest Of The Week:
‘The weather will improve as the week goes on, but unless you catch your timing just right with the winds, the rest of the week looks poor for surf.’
Sunrise and sunset – 05:10 and 21:35
Twilight starts and ends – 04:25 and 22:20
Midday – 13:20
Length of day – 16:25
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 14.5C / 58F
outputmodelrun-220616-0900
Image

Monday 20th:
‘Dark, grey, missly day.’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Medium W
Weather – Overcast and raining
North Coast – 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh) going 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 06:00 High, 12:00 Low, 18:00 High

Tuesday 21st:
‘Semi-sheltered spots on the North should have a small but clean wave.’
Swell – (i) Medium W going W-WSW
Wind – Overcast or cloudy, but dry.
Weather – Light-Medium W-SW going S
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh) going 4ft (Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:26 High, 12:46 Low, 18:44 High

Wednesday 22nd:
‘Surf on! There’ll be a window of light/no winds later on, so mid-late afternoon on the tidal push should see the waves clean up nicely!’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Light SW going Variable going N-NW
Weather – Cloudy with some rain showers, turning slightly brighter later on
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft (Flat-Kneehigh)
Tides – 07:03 High, 13:24 Low, 19:22 High

Thursday 23rd:
‘Small wave with onshore winds – not great, but there’s a wave there if you want to get wet behind your ears.’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Light-Medium N-NW going W
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with the odd sunny spell
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 07:42 High, 14:03 Low, 20:02 High

Friday 24th:
‘Blown out onshore messy slop on the North and messy dribble on the south.’
Swell – (i) Medium going Weak W
Wind – Medium W-SW going W
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells, but also the chance of a heavy shower
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft (Flat-Kneehigh)
Tides – 08:22 High, 14:44 Low, 20:45 High

Weekend Summary:
‘No good surf this weekend! We should have a return to good weather, however with no quality to the weak swell and onshore winds, there’ll be a bit of messy slop for beginners, but nothing in the way of real waves.’

Saturday 25th:
‘Small onshore messy slop for the North, flat for the south. Leave it to beginners – there’s no quality to the waves as it’s a weak wave period anyway.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WNW going WNW
Wind – Light-Medium N-NW
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 09:06 High, 15:29 Low, 21:31 High

Sunday 26th:
‘Same as yesterday – leave it to beginners!’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW going VeryWeak W-NW
Wind – Light-Medium NW going W-NW
Weather – Cloudy but dry
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 09:55 High, 16:17 Low

Early Next Week:
‘There’s a battle on between a blocking high in the Western approaches, and a low over Iceland. At the moment the charts show a general trend for the low to push down/win bringing onshore predominantly Westerly winds. Unfortunately this will mean poor onshore surf for the North coast which is the only place where the swell will get to. So mostly waist-shoulderhigh onshore choppy conditions for the week.’

The scale for measuring conditions:

0-1ft – Unridable/Flat
1-2ft – Kneehigh
3ft – Waisthigh
4-5ft – Chest/Shoulderhigh
6ft – Headhigh
6-8ft = 1-1.5x Overhead
8-10ft = 1.5x Overhead
10-12ft = 2x Overhead
Please Note!

Wave height predictions are based on the larger breaks on both coasts such as Fistral and Croyde for the North, and Praa Sands and Bantham for the South.

Wave height is measured from the front of the wave, and 6ft would usually mean a ‘head-high’ wave.

Try and use some ‘local’ knowledge about what the wave sizes will be elsewhere. For example the Newquay Bay area is generally 1/3 to 3/4 the size of Fistral, increasing the further up the bay you go from Towan to Lusty Glaze, and that it will be clean on a W wind at ‘harbour left’ at Towan at mid-tide’ for example.

Tide times are based on Newquay.

Stay Stoked!
SJ
Never known to miss a marketing opportunity... After years in the wilderness, Sj, the harbinger of doom, Mr Entropy, the kiss of death, the swell killer, yes, the man formerly known as SJ, is back, cunningly disguised as Sj ! {Quote: Tony Plant - 2009}
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Re: SJ's Surf Forecast for the SW - 20-26 June 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Thu Jun 23, 2016 8:03 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 09:00 Thursday 23rd June 2016
Hi everyone – these updates are currently made at any time of the day as and when I get the time/chance to update – however from September the intention would be for it to be updated every weekday morning by 10am.

[Don’t forget to look at this forecast the day before you go beach for the latest, as things can often change!]

The Rest Of The Week:
‘The weather will improve as the week goes on, but unless you catch your timing just right with the winds, the rest of the week looks poor for surf.’
Sunrise and sunset – 05:10 and 21:35
Twilight starts and ends – 04:25 and 22:20
Midday – 13:20
Length of day – 16:25
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 14.5C / 58F
outputmodelrun-230616-0900
Image

Monday 20th:
‘Dark, grey, missly day.’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Medium W
Weather – Overcast and raining
North Coast – 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh) going 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 06:00 High, 12:00 Low, 18:00 High

Tuesday 21st:
‘Semi-sheltered spots on the North should have a small but clean wave.’
Swell – (i) Medium W going W-WSW
Wind – Overcast or cloudy, but dry.
Weather – Light-Medium W-SW going S
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh) going 4ft (Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:26 High, 12:46 Low, 18:44 High

Wednesday 22nd:
‘Surf on! There’ll be a window of light/no winds later on, so mid-late afternoon on the tidal push should see the waves clean up nicely!’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Light SW going Variable going N-NW
Weather – Cloudy with some rain showers, turning slightly brighter later on
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft (Flat-Kneehigh)
Tides – 07:03 High, 13:24 Low, 19:22 High

Thursday 23rd:
‘Small wave with onshore winds – not great, but there’s a wave there if you want to get wet behind your ears.’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Light N-NW going Light-Medium W
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with plenty of sunny spells
North Coast – 4-5ft (Chest-Shoulderhigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 07:42 High, 14:03 Low, 20:02 High

Friday 24th:
‘Blown out onshore messy slop on the North and messy dribble on the south.’
Swell – (i) Medium going Weak W
Wind – Medium W-SW going W
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells, but also the chance of a heavy shower
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1ft (Flat-Kneehigh)
Tides – 08:22 High, 14:44 Low, 20:45 High

Weekend Summary:
‘No good surf this weekend! We should have a return to good weather, however with no quality to the weak swell and onshore winds, there’ll be a bit of messy slop for beginners, but nothing in the way of real waves.’

Saturday 25th:
‘Small onshore messy slop for the North, flat for the south. Leave it to beginners – there’s no quality to the waves as it’s a weak wave period anyway.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WNW going WNW
Wind – Medium NW
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 09:06 High, 15:29 Low, 21:31 High

Sunday 26th:
‘Same as yesterday – leave it to beginners!’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW going VeryWeak W-NW
Wind – Light-Medium W-NW going Medium W-SW
Weather – Cloudy but dry
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 09:55 High, 16:17 Low

Early Next Week:
‘There’s a battle on between a blocking high in the Western approaches, and a low over Iceland. At the moment the charts show a general trend for the low to push down/win bringing onshore predominantly Westerly winds. Unfortunately this will mean poor onshore surf for the North coast which is the only place where the swell will get to. So mostly waist-shoulderhigh onshore choppy conditions for the week.’

The scale for measuring conditions:

0-1ft – Unridable/Flat
1-2ft – Kneehigh
3ft – Waisthigh
4-5ft – Chest/Shoulderhigh
6ft – Headhigh
6-8ft = 1-1.5x Overhead
8-10ft = 1.5x Overhead
10-12ft = 2x Overhead
Please Note!

Wave height predictions are based on the larger breaks on both coasts such as Fistral and Croyde for the North, and Praa Sands and Bantham for the South.

Wave height is measured from the front of the wave, and 6ft would usually mean a ‘head-high’ wave.

Try and use some ‘local’ knowledge about what the wave sizes will be elsewhere. For example the Newquay Bay area is generally 1/3 to 3/4 the size of Fistral, increasing the further up the bay you go from Towan to Lusty Glaze, and that it will be clean on a W wind at ‘harbour left’ at Towan at mid-tide’ for example.

Tide times are based on Newquay.

Stay Stoked!
SJ
Never known to miss a marketing opportunity... After years in the wilderness, Sj, the harbinger of doom, Mr Entropy, the kiss of death, the swell killer, yes, the man formerly known as SJ, is back, cunningly disguised as Sj ! {Quote: Tony Plant - 2009}
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Re: SJ's Surf Forecast for the SW - 20-26 June 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:06 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 09:00 Friday 24th June 2016
Hi everyone – these updates are currently made at any time of the day as and when I get the time/chance to update – however from September the intention would be for it to be updated every weekday morning by 10am.

[Don’t forget to look at this forecast the day before you go beach for the latest, as things can often change!]

The Rest Of The Week:
‘The weather will improve as the week goes on, but unless you catch your timing just right with the winds, the rest of the week looks poor for surf.’
Sunrise and sunset – 05:10 and 21:35
Twilight starts and ends – 04:25 and 22:20
Midday – 13:20
Length of day – 16:25
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 14.5C / 58F
outputmodelrun-230616-0900

Monday 20th:
‘Dark, grey, missly day.’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Medium W
Weather – Overcast and raining
North Coast – 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh) going 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 06:00 High, 12:00 Low, 18:00 High

Tuesday 21st:
‘Semi-sheltered spots on the North should have a small but clean wave.’
Swell – (i) Medium W going W-WSW
Wind – Overcast or cloudy, but dry.
Weather – Light-Medium W-SW going S
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh) going 4ft (Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:26 High, 12:46 Low, 18:44 High

Wednesday 22nd:
‘Surf on! There’ll be a window of light/no winds later on, so mid-late afternoon on the tidal push should see the waves clean up nicely!’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Light SW going Variable going N-NW
Weather – Cloudy with some rain showers, turning slightly brighter later on
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft (Flat-Kneehigh)
Tides – 07:03 High, 13:24 Low, 19:22 High

Thursday 23rd:
‘Small wave with onshore winds – not great, but there’s a wave there if you want to get wet behind your ears.’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Light N-NW going Light-Medium W
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with plenty of sunny spells
North Coast – 4-5ft (Chest-Shoulderhigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 07:42 High, 14:03 Low, 20:02 High

Friday 24th:
‘Blown out onshore messy slop on the North and messy dribble on the south.’
Swell – (i) Medium going Weak W
Wind – Medium W-SW going W
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells, but also the chance of a heavy shower
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1ft (Flat-Kneehigh)
Tides – 08:22 High, 14:44 Low, 20:45 High

Weekend Summary:
‘No good surf this weekend! We should have a return to good weather, however with no quality to the weak swell and onshore winds, there’ll be a bit of messy slop for beginners, but nothing in the way of real waves.’

Saturday 25th:
‘Small onshore messy slop for the North, flat for the south. Leave it to beginners – there’s no quality to the waves as it’s a weak wave period anyway.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WNW going WNW
Wind – Medium NW
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 09:06 High, 15:29 Low, 21:31 High

Sunday 26th:
‘Same as yesterday – leave it to beginners!’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW going VeryWeak W-NW
Wind – Light-Medium W going Medium W-SW
Weather – Cloudy but dry
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 09:55 High, 16:17 Low

Early Next Week:
‘There’s a battle on between a blocking high in the Western approaches, and a low over Iceland. At the moment the charts show a general trend for the low to push down/win bringing onshore predominantly Westerly winds. Unfortunately this will mean poor onshore surf for the North coast which is the only place where the swell will get to. So mostly waist-shoulderhigh onshore choppy conditions for the week, getting to headhigh+ but still onshore on Thursday morning when conditions should peak.’

The scale for measuring conditions:

0-1ft – Unridable/Flat
1-2ft – Kneehigh
3ft – Waisthigh
4-5ft – Chest/Shoulderhigh
6ft – Headhigh
6-8ft = 1-1.5x Overhead
8-10ft = 1.5x Overhead
10-12ft = 2x Overhead
Please Note!

Wave height predictions are based on the larger breaks on both coasts such as Fistral and Croyde for the North, and Praa Sands and Bantham for the South.

Wave height is measured from the front of the wave, and 6ft would usually mean a ‘head-high’ wave.

Try and use some ‘local’ knowledge about what the wave sizes will be elsewhere. For example the Newquay Bay area is generally 1/3 to 3/4 the size of Fistral, increasing the further up the bay you go from Towan to Lusty Glaze, and that it will be clean on a W wind at ‘harbour left’ at Towan at mid-tide’ for example.

Tide times are based on Newquay.

Stay Stoked!
SJ
Never known to miss a marketing opportunity... After years in the wilderness, Sj, the harbinger of doom, Mr Entropy, the kiss of death, the swell killer, yes, the man formerly known as SJ, is back, cunningly disguised as Sj ! {Quote: Tony Plant - 2009}
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Re: SJ's Surf Forecast for the SW - 20-26 June 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:39 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 08:30 Saturday 25th June 2016
Hi everyone – these updates are currently made at any time of the day as and when I get the time/chance to update – however from September the intention would be for it to be updated every weekday morning by 10am.

[Don’t forget to look at this forecast the day before you go beach for the latest, as things can often change!]

The Rest Of The Week:
‘The weather will improve as the week goes on, but unless you catch your timing just right with the winds, the rest of the week looks poor for surf.’
Sunrise and sunset – 05:10 and 21:35
Twilight starts and ends – 04:25 and 22:20
Midday – 13:20
Length of day – 16:25
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 14.5C / 58F

Monday 20th:
‘Dark, grey, missly day.’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Medium W
Weather – Overcast and raining
North Coast – 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh) going 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 06:00 High, 12:00 Low, 18:00 High

Tuesday 21st:
‘Semi-sheltered spots on the North should have a small but clean wave.’
Swell – (i) Medium W going W-WSW
Wind – Overcast or cloudy, but dry.
Weather – Light-Medium W-SW going S
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh) going 4ft (Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:26 High, 12:46 Low, 18:44 High

Wednesday 22nd:
‘Surf on! There’ll be a window of light/no winds later on, so mid-late afternoon on the tidal push should see the waves clean up nicely!’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Light SW going Variable going N-NW
Weather – Cloudy with some rain showers, turning slightly brighter later on
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft (Flat-Kneehigh)
Tides – 07:03 High, 13:24 Low, 19:22 High

Thursday 23rd:
‘Small wave with onshore winds – not great, but there’s a wave there if you want to get wet behind your ears.’
Swell – (i) Medium W
Wind – Light N-NW going Light-Medium W
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with plenty of sunny spells
North Coast – 4-5ft (Chest-Shoulderhigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 07:42 High, 14:03 Low, 20:02 High

Friday 24th:
‘Blown out onshore messy slop on the North and messy dribble on the south.’
Swell – (i) Medium going Weak W
Wind – Medium W-SW going W
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells, but also the chance of a heavy shower
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1ft (Flat-Kneehigh)
Tides – 08:22 High, 14:44 Low, 20:45 High

Weekend Summary:
‘No good surf this weekend! We should have a return to good weather, however with no quality to the weak swell and onshore winds, there’ll be a bit of messy slop for beginners, but nothing in the way of real waves.’

Saturday 25th:
‘Small onshore messy slop for the North, flat for the south. Leave it to beginners – there’s no quality to the waves as it’s a weak wave period anyway.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WNW going WNW
Wind – Medium NW
Weather – Cloudy with plenty of sunny spells
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 09:06 High, 15:29 Low, 21:31 High

Sunday 26th:
‘Same as yesterday – leave it to beginners!’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW going VeryWeak W-NW
Wind – Light-Medium W going Medium W-SW
Weather – Cloudy but dry
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0ft (Flat)
Tides – 09:55 High, 16:17 Low

Early Next Week:
‘There’s a battle on between a blocking high in the Western approaches, and a low over Iceland. At the moment the charts show a general trend for the low to push down/win bringing onshore predominantly Westerly winds. Unfortunately this will mean poor onshore surf for the North coast which is the only place where the swell will get to. So mostly waist-shoulderhigh onshore choppy conditions for the week, getting to headhigh+ but still onshore on Thursday morning when conditions should peak.’

The scale for measuring conditions:

0-1ft – Unridable/Flat
1-2ft – Kneehigh
3ft – Waisthigh
4-5ft – Chest/Shoulderhigh
6ft – Headhigh
6-8ft = 1-1.5x Overhead
8-10ft = 1.5x Overhead
10-12ft = 2x Overhead
Please Note!

Wave height predictions are based on the larger breaks on both coasts such as Fistral and Croyde for the North, and Praa Sands and Bantham for the South.

Wave height is measured from the front of the wave, and 6ft would usually mean a ‘head-high’ wave.

Try and use some ‘local’ knowledge about what the wave sizes will be elsewhere. For example the Newquay Bay area is generally 1/3 to 3/4 the size of Fistral, increasing the further up the bay you go from Towan to Lusty Glaze, and that it will be clean on a W wind at ‘harbour left’ at Towan at mid-tide’ for example.

Tide times are based on Newquay.

Stay Stoked!
SJ
Never known to miss a marketing opportunity... After years in the wilderness, Sj, the harbinger of doom, Mr Entropy, the kiss of death, the swell killer, yes, the man formerly known as SJ, is back, cunningly disguised as Sj ! {Quote: Tony Plant - 2009}
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