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SJ's Surf Forecast for the SW - 18 July - 24 July 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:06 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 09:00 Monday 18th July 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:
‘Fantastic start to the week – make the most of this classic Summer spell before conditions deteriorate!’
Sunrise and sunset – 05:35 and 21:20
Twilight starts and ends – 04:55 and 22:00
Midday – 13:25
Length of day – 15:45
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 16.5C / 62F
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Image

Monday 18th:
‘Stunning day. Surf will be going off. Get on it!’
Swell – (i) OK W going Weak W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium ESE-SE
Weather – Hot summery blue sky day.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 11:13 Low, 17:09 High

Tuesday 19th:
‘Smaller than Monday, but with offshores and sunny weather – it’ll still be a great day.’
Swell – (i) Weak going OK W-WNW
Wind – Medium ESE-SE going Light-Medium SE
Weather – Hot Summery blue sky day. Clouding over later on with a chance of thunder.
North Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 1ft
Tides – 05:29 High, 11:51 Low, 17:48 High

Wednesday 20th:
‘A return to onshore conditions for the North with WNW winds and cloudier skies.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW
Wind – Medium WNW
Weather – Chance of thunder/rain first thing, then a mixture of cloud and sunshine.
North Coast – 2-4ft (Waisthigh) going 3-5ft (Waist-Shoulderhigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:08 High, 12:29 Low, 18:27 High

Thursday 21st:
‘There’ll be waves aplenty on the North,but they’ll lack any real qulity with the SW winds.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW going Weak W
Wind – Light-Medium WSW-SW
Weather – Mixture of cloud, sunshine, and showers.
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:47 High, 13:07 Low, 19:07 High

Friday 22nd:
‘A clean wave on the North first thing around the high/dropping tide at semi sheltered spots. Winds will turn onshore NW later on though.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WSW
Wind – Light-Medium S going NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud, sunshine, and showers.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 07:28 High, 13:49 Low, 19:48 High

Weekend Summary:
‘Poor quality waves with a weak swell and onshore conditions, but at least it won’t be flat.’

Saturday 23rd:
‘Onshore sloppy surf.’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light-Medium NW going WSW
Weather – Cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 08:09 High, 14:31 Low, 20:31 High

Sunday 24th:
‘SW winds and a weak swell will mean not much quality to the surf, but at least it won’t be flat.’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Medium W-SW
Weather – Mixture of cloud, sunshine, and showers.
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 08:52 High, 15:14 Low, 21:15 High

Early Next Week:
‘Too early to tell yet.’

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 - 18 July - 24 July 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:30 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 08:30 Tuesday 19th July 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:
‘Fantastic start to the week – make the most of this classic Summer spell before conditions deteriorate!’
Sunrise and sunset – 05:35 and 21:20
Twilight starts and ends – 04:55 and 22:00
Midday – 13:25
Length of day – 15:45
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 16.5C / 62F
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Image

Monday 18th:
‘Stunning day. Surf will be going off. Get on it!’
Swell – (i) OK W going Weak W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium ESE-SE
Weather – Hot summery blue sky day.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 11:13 Low, 17:09 High

Tuesday 19th:
‘Smaller than Monday, but with offshores and sunny weather – it’ll still be a great day. Wind strength will decrease throughout the day with light/variable conditions and a potential glass off around sunset. Will build slighlty during the day, especially on the tidal push this afternoon.’
Swell – (i) Weak going OK W-WNW
Wind – Medium SE going Light Variable around sunset
Weather – Hot Summery blue sky day. Clouding over in the evening.
North Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 1ft
Tides – 05:29 High, 11:51 Low, 17:48 High

Wednesday 20th:
‘A return to onshore conditions for the North with WNW winds and cloudier skies. There will be waves, but onshore/messy.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW
Wind – Medium WNW going Light-Medium W-WNW
Weather – Chance of thunder/rain first thing, then a mixture of cloud and sunshine.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:08 High, 12:29 Low, 18:27 High

Thursday 21st:
‘There’ll be waves aplenty on the North,but they’ll lack any real qulity with the SW winds.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW going Weak W
Wind – Light-Medium SW
Weather – Mixture of cloud, sunshine, and showers. Feeling cooler/fresher, but still warm.
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:47 High, 13:07 Low, 19:07 High

Friday 22nd:
‘A clean wave on the North first thing around the high/dropping tide at semi sheltered spots. Winds will turn onshore NW later on though.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WSW
Wind – Light SW going Light-Medium NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud, sunshine, and showers.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 07:28 High, 13:49 Low, 19:48 High

Weekend Summary:
‘Poor quality waves with a weak swell and onshore conditions, but at least it won’t be flat.’

Saturday 23rd:
‘Onshore sloppy surf. However, depending how light the winds go later on – it could improve slightly.’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light W going Light+ WSW
Weather – Cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 08:09 High, 14:31 Low, 20:31 High

Sunday 24th:
‘SW winds and a weak swell will mean not much quality to the surf, but at least it won’t be flat.’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light-Medium WSW-SW
Weather – Cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 08:52 High, 15:14 Low, 21:15 High

Early Next Week:
‘Too early to tell yet.’

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 - 18 July - 24 July 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Wed Jul 20, 2016 8:34 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 09:30 Wednesday 20th July 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:
‘Fantastic start to the week – make the most of this classic Summer spell before conditions deteriorate!’
Sunrise and sunset – 05:35 and 21:20
Twilight starts and ends – 04:55 and 22:00
Midday – 13:25
Length of day – 15:45
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 16.5C / 62F
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Image

Monday 18th:
‘Stunning day. Surf will be going off. Get on it!’
Swell – (i) OK W going Weak W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium ESE-SE
Weather – Hot summery blue sky day.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 11:13 Low, 17:09 High

Tuesday 19th:
‘Smaller than Monday, but with offshores and sunny weather – it’ll still be a great day. Wind strength will decrease throughout the day with light/variable conditions and a potential glass off around sunset. Will build slighlty during the day, especially on the tidal push this afternoon.’
Swell – (i) Weak going OK W-WNW
Wind – Medium SE going Light Variable around sunset
Weather – Hot Summery blue sky day. Clouding over in the evening.
North Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 1ft
Tides – 05:29 High, 11:51 Low, 17:48 High

Wednesday 20th:
‘A return to onshore conditions for the North with WNW winds and cloudier skies. There will be waves, but onshore/messy.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW
Wind – Medium going Light-Medium WWNW
Weather – Chance of thunder/rain first thing, then a mixture of cloud and sunshine.
North Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 06:08 High, 12:29 Low, 18:27 High

Thursday 21st:
‘There’ll be waves aplenty on the North,but they’ll lack any real qulity with the SW winds.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW going Weak W
Wind – Light-Medium WSW-SW going SW
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with the odd sunny spell. Feeling cooler/fresher, but still warm.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:47 High, 13:07 Low, 19:07 High

Friday 22nd:
‘A clean wave on the North first thing around the high/dropping tide at main/semi sheltered spots. Winds will turn onshore NW later on though.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WSW
Wind – Light-Medium S going NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud, sunshine, and showers likely later on.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh) going 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 07:28 High, 13:49 Low, 19:48 High

Weekend Summary:
‘Poor quality waves with a weak swell and onshore conditions, but at least it won’t be flat.’

Saturday 23rd:
‘Onshore sloppy surf. However, depending how light the winds go, it could improve slightly.’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light W-NW going Light-Medium WSW
Weather – Cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 08:09 High, 14:31 Low, 20:31 High

Sunday 24th:
‘SW winds and a weak swell will mean not much quality to the surf, but at least it won’t be flat.’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light-Medium SW going W-SW
Weather – Cloudy with a chance of rain.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 08:52 High, 15:14 Low, 21:15 High

Early Next Week:
‘Too early to tell yet.’

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 - 18 July - 24 July 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:55 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 08:00 Friday 22nd July 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:
‘Fantastic start to the week – make the most of this classic Summer spell before conditions deteriorate!’
Sunrise and sunset – 05:35 and 21:20
Twilight starts and ends – 04:55 and 22:00
Midday – 13:25
Length of day – 15:45
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 16.5C / 62F
outputmodelrun-220716-0800
Image

Monday 18th:
‘Stunning day. Surf will be going off. Get on it!’
Swell – (i) OK W going Weak W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium ESE-SE
Weather – Hot summery blue sky day.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 11:13 Low, 17:09 High

Tuesday 19th:
‘Smaller than Monday, but with offshores and sunny weather – it’ll still be a great day. Wind strength will decrease throughout the day with light/variable conditions and a potential glass off around sunset. Will build slighlty during the day, especially on the tidal push this afternoon.’
Swell – (i) Weak going OK W-WNW
Wind – Medium SE going Light Variable around sunset
Weather – Hot Summery blue sky day. Clouding over in the evening.
North Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 1ft
Tides – 05:29 High, 11:51 Low, 17:48 High

Wednesday 20th:
‘A return to onshore conditions for the North with WNW winds and cloudier skies. There will be waves, but onshore/messy.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW
Wind – Medium going Light-Medium WWNW
Weather – Chance of thunder/rain first thing, then a mixture of cloud and sunshine.
North Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 06:08 High, 12:29 Low, 18:27 High

Thursday 21st:
‘There’ll be waves aplenty on the North,but they’ll lack any real qulity with the SW winds.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW going Weak W
Wind – Light-Medium WSW-SW going SW
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with the odd sunny spell. Feeling cooler/fresher, but still warm.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 06:47 High, 13:07 Low, 19:07 High

Friday 22nd:
‘A clean wave on the North first thing around the high/dropping tide at main/semi sheltered spots. Winds will turn onshore NW later on though.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WSW
Wind – Light+ S going Light-Medium NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine, with a chance of a shower.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 07:28 High, 13:49 Low, 19:48 High

Weekend Summary:
‘Poor quality waves with a weak swell and onshore conditions, but at least it won’t be flat.’

Saturday 23rd:
‘Despite the onshore winds, they should remain light enough, especially early morning, to allow for a good wave. However, from mid-morning onwards the winds will pick up causing onshore sloppy surf.’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light+ W-NW going Light-Medium W-SW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine, turning overcast later on with a chance of light rain.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 08:09 High, 14:31 Low, 20:31 High

Sunday 24th:
‘SW winds and a weak swell will mean not much quality to the surf, but at least it won’t be flat.’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light-Medium SW going W
Weather – Cloudy with a chance of rain.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 08:52 High, 15:14 Low, 21:15 High

Early Next Week:
‘A bit of a meh wishy washy week. A small weak swell and W-NW winds will see next week be filled with small mushburgers and sloppy surf.’

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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