SJ's Surf Forecast for the SW - 5-11 September 2016

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SJ's Surf Forecast for the SW - 5-11 September 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:16 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 09:15 Monday 5th September 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:
‘A good couple of days on the North coast, with things going a bit wet/windy for Thursday onwards.’
Sunrise and sunset – 06:45 and 19:45
Twilight starts and ends – 06:15 and 20:20
Midday – 13:15
Length of day – 13:00
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 17C / 62.5F
outputmodelrun-050916-0900
Image

Monday 5th:
‘Sheltered spots should be working a small clean wave. With a weak swell, plus a longer period swell, you should see some bigger sneaker sets push through.’
Swell – (i) Weak WSW (ii) Strong WSW
Wind – Medium WSW going Light-Medium SW
Weather – Overcast and wet/rainy start, with the rain stopping by the evening.
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 08:10 High, 14:26 Low

Tuesday 6th:
‘Great clean wave on the North coast!’
Swell – (i) OK W-WSW
Wind – Light+S going SSE
Weather – Overcast/cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 08:42 High, 14:56 Low

Wednesday 7th:
‘Another good day on the North coast!’
Swell – (i) OK W-WSW
Wind – Medium ESE going Medium-Strong SE
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with plenty of sunny spells in the afternoon.
North Coast – 4ft (Chesthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 09:13 High, 15:30 Low

Thursday 8th:
‘Charts have changed massively for Thursday onwards-take with a pinch of salt. Sheltered spots could be working a clean wave on Thursday.’
Swell – (i) Strong going OK WSW
Wind – Strong SW
Weather – Cloudy with the odd sunny spell.
North Coast – 8-12ft (Overhead to Well-Overhead)
South Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
Tides – 09:49 High, 16:07 Low

Friday 9th:
‘Sheltered spots should have an OK clean wave.’
Swell – (i) Weak WSW
Wind – Medium-Strong SSW-SW
Weather – Cloudy with the chance of light rain.
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 2-4ft (Waisthigh)
Tides – 10:34 High, 16:56 Low

Weekend Summary:
‘Too early to tell accurately yet as the charts have changed drastically over the last 24 hours for Thursday onwards. Will update the weekend section in full on Tuesday.’

Saturday 10th:
‘Changable!’
Swell – (i) Weak WSW-SW going OK W
Wind – Medium-Strong WSW-SW going Medium W
Weather – Cloudy with the chance of rain.
North Coast – 6ft (Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 11:36 High, 18:12 Low

Sunday 11th:
‘Changable!’
Swell – (i) OK W going W-WSW
Wind – Medium W-SW going SW
Weather – Cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 6ft (Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 07:00 Low, 13:06 High, 19:53 Low

Early Next Week:
‘Too early to tell (accurately) 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 - 5-11 September 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Tue Sep 06, 2016 7:15 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 08:15 Tuesday 6th September 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:
‘A good couple of days on the North coast, with things going a bit wet/windy for Thursday onwards.’
Sunrise and sunset – 06:45 and 19:45
Twilight starts and ends – 06:15 and 20:20
Midday – 13:15
Length of day – 13:00
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 17C / 62.5F
outputmodelrun-060916-0815
Image

Monday 5th:
‘Sheltered spots should be working a small clean wave. With a weak swell, plus a longer period swell, you should see some bigger sneaker sets push through.’
Swell – (i) Weak WSW (ii) Strong WSW
Wind – Medium WSW going Light-Medium SW
Weather – Overcast and wet/rainy start, with the rain stopping by the evening.
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 08:10 High, 14:26 Low

Tuesday 6th:
‘Great clean wave on the North coast!’
Swell – (i) OK W-WSW
Wind – Light+S-SW going S-SE
Weather – Overcast/cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 08:42 High, 14:56 Low

Wednesday 7th:
‘Another good day on the North coast!’
Swell – (i) OK W-WSW
Wind – Medium ESE going SE
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with plenty of sunny spells in the afternoon.
North Coast – 4ft (Chesthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 09:13 High, 15:30 Low

Thursday 8th:
‘Charts keep changing for Thursday onwards-take with a pinch of salt. Sheltered spots could be working a clean wave on Thursday.’
Swell – (i) Strong going OK WSW
Wind – Medium WSW going Medium-Strong SSW
Weather – Cloudy with some sunny spells.
North Coast – 8-10ft (Overhead to Well-Overhead)
South Coast – 3-5ft (Waist-Shoulderhigh)
Tides – 09:49 High, 16:07 Low

Friday 9th:
‘Sheltered spots should have an OK clean wave.’
Swell – (i) Weak WSW
Wind – Medium going Medium-Strong SSW
Weather – Cloudy with the chance of light rain.
North Coast – 4-5ft (Chest-Shoulderhigh)
South Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 2-4ft (Waisthigh)
Tides – 10:34 High, 16:56 Low

Weekend Summary:
‘Too early to tell accurately yet as the charts keep changing from day to day at the moment (for Thursday onwards). Will give the weekend forecast a ‘reliability nod’ when there is consistency in the charts.’

Saturday 10th:
‘Changable!’
Swell – (i) Weak WSW-SW going OK W
Wind – Light-Medium W
Weather – Cloudy with the chance of rain.
North Coast – 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh) going 4ft (Chesthigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 11:36 High, 18:12 Low

Sunday 11th:
‘Changable!’
Swell – (i) OK W going W-WSW
Wind – Medium-Strong S-SW
Weather – Cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 5ft (Shoulderhigh)
South Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 07:00 Low, 13:06 High, 19:53 Low

Early Next Week:
‘Too early to tell (accurately) 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 - 5-11 September 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:46 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 09:45 Thursday 8th September 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:
‘A good couple of days on the North coast, with things going a bit wet/windy for Thursday onwards.’
Sunrise and sunset – 06:45 and 19:45
Twilight starts and ends – 06:15 and 20:20
Midday – 13:15
Length of day – 13:00
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 17C / 62.5F
outputmodelrun-080916-0930
Image

Monday 5th:
‘Sheltered spots should be working a small clean wave. With a weak swell, plus a longer period swell, you should see some bigger sneaker sets push through.’
Swell – (i) Weak WSW (ii) Strong WSW
Wind – Medium WSW going Light-Medium SW
Weather – Overcast and wet/rainy start, with the rain stopping by the evening.
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 08:10 High, 14:26 Low

Tuesday 6th:
‘Great clean wave on the North coast!’
Swell – (i) OK W-WSW
Wind – Light+S-SW going S-SE
Weather – Overcast/cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 08:42 High, 14:56 Low

Wednesday 7th:
‘Another good day on the North coast!’
Swell – (i) OK W-WSW
Wind – Medium ESE going SE
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with plenty of sunny spells in the afternoon.
North Coast – 4ft (Chesthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 09:13 High, 15:30 Low

Thursday 8th:
‘Plenty of swell! Sheltered spots should have a good clean wave. Semi sheltered spots shuld be working too.’
Swell – (i) Strong going OK WSW
Wind – Medium WSW going Medium-Strong SSW
Weather – Cloudy with some sunny spells.
North Coast – 6-8ft (Overhead)
South Coast – 3-5ft (Waist-Shoulderhigh)
Tides – 09:49 High, 16:07 Low

Friday 9th:
‘Not much wrapping around to sheltered spots on Friday, although they should still have a longboardable clean wave. Main spots may not be working depending on how far South-West the winds go.’
Swell – (i) Weak WSW going WSW-SW
Wind – Light-Medium going Medium-Strong SSW
Weather – Cloudy with the chance of light rain.
North Coast – 4-5ft (Chest-Shoulderhigh)
South Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 2-4ft (Waisthigh)
Tides – 10:34 High, 16:56 Low

Weekend Summary:
‘An OK weekend with plenty of swell, and OK winds.’

Saturday 10th:
‘Light onshore winds expected first thing in the morning, and then the winds will pick up and cause the surf to go mushy.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WSW going W
Wind – Light+ NNW going Light-Medium W
Weather – Cloudy with the chance of rain.
North Coast – 6ft (Headhigh) going 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 11:36 High, 18:12 Low

Sunday 11th:
‘Semi-sheltered spots on the North coast should have a good clean wave.’
Swell – (i) OK W (ii) Faint going Weak SW-SSW
Wind – Medium S-SW going S
Weather – Cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 3-5ft (Waist-Shoulderhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 07:00 Low, 13:06 High, 19:53 Low

Early Next Week:
‘Unusual weather patterns the start of next week with the wind changing considerably each day. However towards the end of the week, high pressure starts to move in bringing with it better weather but a lack of swell.’

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 - 5-11 September 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:17 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 08:45 Friday 9th September 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:
‘A good couple of days on the North coast, with things going a bit wet/windy for Thursday onwards.’
Sunrise and sunset – 06:45 and 19:45
Twilight starts and ends – 06:15 and 20:20
Midday – 13:15
Length of day – 13:00
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 17C / 62.5F
outputmodelrun-090916-0845
Image

Monday 5th:
‘Sheltered spots should be working a small clean wave. With a weak swell, plus a longer period swell, you should see some bigger sneaker sets push through.’
Swell – (i) Weak WSW (ii) Strong WSW
Wind – Medium WSW going Light-Medium SW
Weather – Overcast and wet/rainy start, with the rain stopping by the evening.
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 08:10 High, 14:26 Low

Tuesday 6th:
‘Great clean wave on the North coast!’
Swell – (i) OK W-WSW
Wind – Light+S-SW going S-SE
Weather – Overcast/cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 08:42 High, 14:56 Low

Wednesday 7th:
‘Another good day on the North coast!’
Swell – (i) OK W-WSW
Wind – Medium ESE going SE
Weather – Cloudy and dry, with plenty of sunny spells in the afternoon.
North Coast – 4ft (Chesthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
Tides – 09:13 High, 15:30 Low

Thursday 8th:
‘Plenty of swell! Sheltered spots should have a good clean wave. Semi sheltered spots shuld be working too.’
Swell – (i) Strong going OK WSW
Wind – Medium WSW going Medium-Strong SSW
Weather – Cloudy with some sunny spells.
North Coast – 6-8ft (Overhead)
South Coast – 3-5ft (Waist-Shoulderhigh)
Tides – 09:49 High, 16:07 Low

Friday 9th:
‘Not much wrapping around to sheltered spots on Friday, although they should still have a longboardable clean wave. Main spots may not be working depending on how far South-West the winds go.’
Swell – (i) Weak WSW going WSW-SW
Wind – Medium going Medium-Strong SSW
Weather – Cloudy with the chance of light rain. Some sunny spells expected as well.
North Coast – 4-5ft (Chest-Shoulderhigh)
South Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 2-4ft (Waisthigh)
Tides – 10:34 High, 16:56 Low

Weekend Summary:
‘An OK weekend with plenty of swell, and OK winds – especially on Sunday.’

Saturday 10th:
‘Mushy, albeit with lightish winds.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WSW going W
Wind – Light-Medium NW going W
Weather – Cloudy and damp start (after some heavy overnight rain). The remainder of the day will be cloudy but dry, with some sunny spells by evening.
North Coast – 6ft (Headhigh) going 5-6ft (Shoulder-Headhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 11:36 High, 18:12 Low

Sunday 11th:
‘Semi-sheltered spots on the North coast should have a good clean wave.’
Swell – (i) OK W (ii) Faint going Weak S
Wind – Light-Medium going Medium S
Weather – Cloudy but dry.
North Coast – 4-5ft (Chest-Shoulderhigh)
South Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 07:00 Low, 13:06 High, 19:53 Low

Early Next Week:
‘Unusual weather patterns the start of next week with the wind changing considerably each day. However towards the end of the week, high pressure starts to move in bringing with it better weather but a lack of swell.’

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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