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SJ's Surf Forecast for the SW - 8 August - 14 August 2016

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:03 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 09:00 Monday 8th August 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 return to more ‘Summery’ conditions as the swell gets smaller.’
Sunrise and sunset – 06:05 and 20:45
Twilight starts and ends – 05:30 and 21:20
Midday – 13:25
Length of day – 14:40
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 17C / 62.5F
outputmodelrun-080816-0900
Image

Monday 8th:
‘South coast will have a small but clean wave. The North will still be big (decreasing in size throughout the day) but will be onshore.’
Swell – (i) Strong W
Wind – Medium going Light-Medium NW
Weather – Fresher day with mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 6-8ft (Overhead) going 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 09:18 High, 15:34 Low

Tuesday 9th:
‘The swell drops right off today. Onshore on the North, and for the south you best get out for a dawnie before the hightide for a longboardable wave at the main spots.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium going Medium N-NW
Weather – Cooler Northerly wind to start the day with, but soon warming up with a mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 4ft (Chesthigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 1ft
Tides – 09:53 High, 16:09 Low

Wednesday 10th:
‘Onshore windslop for the North, and near enough flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) OK going Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Chance of some light rain.
North Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 10:35 High, 16:52 Low

Thursday 11th:
‘Small onshore slop for the North; flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium NW going WNW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 1-2ft
South Coast – 0-1ft
Tides – 11:26 High, 17:50 Low

Friday 12th:
‘Same as Thursday – small onshore slop for the North; flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW
Wind – Light-Medium W
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 1-2ft
South Coast – 0-1ft
Tides – 06:30 Low, 12:37 High, 19:13 Low

Weekend Summary:
‘Too early to tell accurately yet. There is a wide divergence between the various sources/model runs for Friday onwards – some showing a good swell, and others showing light winds. So will hold of updating the weekend section until Tuesday.’

Saturday 13th:
‘Highly changeable at the moment. Small wave with light onshores.’
Swell – (i) OK WNW going W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium W going Light NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 07:56 Low, 14:01 High, 20:34 Low

Sunday 14th:
‘Highly changeable at the moment. Wind could go light leaving a small but clean wave – best on a longboard to catch those small peelers!’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light Variable
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
South Coast – x
Tides – 09:08 Low, 15:10 High

Early Next Week:
‘Way 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 - 8 August - 14 August 201

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:21 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 08:30 Tuesday 9th August 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 return to more ‘Summery’ conditions as the swell gets smaller.’
Sunrise and sunset – 06:05 and 20:45
Twilight starts and ends – 05:30 and 21:20
Midday – 13:25
Length of day – 14:40
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 17C / 62.5F
outputmodelrun-090816-0830
Image

Monday 8th:
‘South coast will have a small but clean wave. The North will still be big (decreasing in size throughout the day) but will be onshore.’
Swell – (i) Strong W
Wind – Medium going Light-Medium NW
Weather – Fresher day with mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 6-8ft (Overhead) going 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 09:18 High, 15:34 Low

Tuesday 9th:
‘The swell drops right off today. Onshore on the North, and for the south you best get out for a dawnie before the hightide for a longboardable wave at the main spots.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium going Medium N-NW
Weather – Cooler Northerly wind to start the day with, but soon warming up with a mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 1ft
Tides – 09:53 High, 16:09 Low

Wednesday 10th:
‘Onshore windslop for the North, and near enough flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) OK going Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Chance of some light rain.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 10:35 High, 16:52 Low

Thursday 11th:
‘Small onshore slop for the North; flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium NW going WNW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft
Tides – 11:26 High, 17:50 Low

Friday 12th:
‘Same as Thursday – small onshore slop for the North; flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW
Wind – Light-Medium W
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft
Tides – 06:30 Low, 12:37 High, 19:13 Low

Weekend Summary:
‘Too early to tell accurately yet. There is a divergence between the various sources/model runs for Friday onwards – some showing a good swell, and others showing light winds.’

Saturday 13th:
‘Highly changeable at the moment. Small wave with light onshores.’
Swell – (i) OK WNW going W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium W going Light NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 07:56 Low, 14:01 High, 20:34 Low

Sunday 14th:
‘Highly changeable at the moment. Wind could go light leaving a small but clean wave – best on a longboard to catch those small peelers!’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light Variable (possibly E-NE)
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
South Coast – Flat
Tides – 09:08 Low, 15:10 High

Early Next Week:
‘Way 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 - 8 August - 14 August 201

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:29 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 08:30 Wednesday 10th August 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 return to more ‘Summery’ conditions as the swell gets smaller.’
Sunrise and sunset – 06:05 and 20:45
Twilight starts and ends – 05:30 and 21:20
Midday – 13:25
Length of day – 14:40
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 17C / 62.5F
outputmodelrun-100816-0830
Image

Monday 8th:
‘South coast will have a small but clean wave. The North will still be big (decreasing in size throughout the day) but will be onshore.’
Swell – (i) Strong W
Wind – Medium going Light-Medium NW
Weather – Fresher day with mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 6-8ft (Overhead) going 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 09:18 High, 15:34 Low

Tuesday 9th:
‘The swell drops right off today. Onshore on the North, and for the south you best get out for a dawnie before the hightide for a longboardable wave at the main spots.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium going Medium N-NW
Weather – Cooler Northerly wind to start the day with, but soon warming up with a mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 1ft
Tides – 09:53 High, 16:09 Low

Wednesday 10th:
‘Onshore windslop for the North, and near enough flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) OK going Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Chance of some light rain.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 10:35 High, 16:52 Low

Thursday 11th:
‘Small onshore slop for the North; flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium WNW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft
Tides – 11:26 High, 17:50 Low

Friday 12th:
‘Same as Thursday – small onshore slop for the North; flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW
Wind – Light-Medium W going Medium WSW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 1-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft
Tides – 06:30 Low, 12:37 High, 19:13 Low

Weekend Summary:
‘Too early to tell accurately yet. There is a divergence between the various sources/model runs for Friday onwards – some showing a good swell, and others showing light winds.’

Saturday 13th:
‘Highly changeable at the moment. Small wave with light onshores.’
Swell – (i) OK WNW going W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium W going Light NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 07:56 Low, 14:01 High, 20:34 Low

Sunday 14th:
‘Highly changeable at the moment. Wind could go light leaving a small but clean wave – best on a longboard to catch those small peelers!’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light Variable going NE
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
South Coast – Flat
Tides – 09:08 Low, 15:10 High

Early Next Week:
‘Early signs are for strong SE winds on Monday and Tuesday, but little in the way of any real swell. However Wednesday holds out some promise with medium SE winds and a new Westerly long range swell pushing through – making the North coast clean and offshore with a decent 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 - 8 August - 14 August 201

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:29 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 09:30 Thursday 11th August 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 return to more ‘Summery’ conditions as the swell gets smaller.’
Sunrise and sunset – 06:05 and 20:45
Twilight starts and ends – 05:30 and 21:20
Midday – 13:25
Length of day – 14:40
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 17C / 62.5F
outputmodelrun-110816-0930
Image

Monday 8th:
‘South coast will have a small but clean wave. The North will still be big (decreasing in size throughout the day) but will be onshore.’
Swell – (i) Strong W
Wind – Medium going Light-Medium NW
Weather – Fresher day with mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 6-8ft (Overhead) going 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 09:18 High, 15:34 Low

Tuesday 9th:
‘The swell drops right off today. Onshore on the North, and for the south you best get out for a dawnie before the hightide for a longboardable wave at the main spots.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium going Medium N-NW
Weather – Cooler Northerly wind to start the day with, but soon warming up with a mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 1ft
Tides – 09:53 High, 16:09 Low

Wednesday 10th:
‘Onshore windslop for the North, and near enough flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) OK going Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Chance of some light rain.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 10:35 High, 16:52 Low

Thursday 11th:
‘Small onshore slop for the North; flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium WNW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft
Tides – 11:26 High, 17:50 Low

Friday 12th:
‘Same as Thursday – small onshore slop for the North; flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW
Wind – Light-Medium W going Medium WSW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft
Tides – 06:30 Low, 12:37 High, 19:13 Low

Weekend Summary:
‘Not a great weekend for surf – enough for beginners though. Sunday should have a clean but very small wave.’

Saturday 13th:
‘Highly changeable at the moment. Small wave with light onshores.’
Swell – (i) OK WNW going W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium WSW going Light NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 07:56 Low, 14:01 High, 20:34 Low

Sunday 14th:
‘Wind could go light leaving a small but clean wave – best on a longboard to catch those small peelers!’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light Variable going NE
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
South Coast – Flat
Tides – 09:08 Low, 15:10 High

Early Next Week:
‘Signs are for strong SE winds on Monday veering S during Tuesday, but little in the way of any real swell. However Tuesday should see the start of a new swell beginning to push its way through, so it could be worth a look then. Wednesday onwards looks like plenty of swell but onshore NW winds.’

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 - 8 August - 14 August 201

Postby Shiraz Jiwa » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:52 am

SJ’s Surf Forecast for the SW

Forecast last updated at 08:00 Friday 12th August 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 return to more ‘Summery’ conditions as the swell gets smaller.’
Sunrise and sunset – 06:05 and 20:45
Twilight starts and ends – 05:30 and 21:20
Midday – 13:25
Length of day – 14:40
Offshore Sea Temp approx – 17C / 62.5F
outputmodelrun-120816-0800
Image

Monday 8th:
‘South coast will have a small but clean wave. The North will still be big (decreasing in size throughout the day) but will be onshore.’
Swell – (i) Strong W
Wind – Medium going Light-Medium NW
Weather – Fresher day with mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 6-8ft (Overhead) going 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh)
South Coast – 3-4ft (Waist-Chesthigh) going 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
Tides – 09:18 High, 15:34 Low

Tuesday 9th:
‘The swell drops right off today. Onshore on the North, and for the south you best get out for a dawnie before the hightide for a longboardable wave at the main spots.’
Swell – (i) OK W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium going Medium N-NW
Weather – Cooler Northerly wind to start the day with, but soon warming up with a mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 4-6ft (Chest-Headhigh) going 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1-2ft (Kneehigh) going 1ft
Tides – 09:53 High, 16:09 Low

Wednesday 10th:
‘Onshore windslop for the North, and near enough flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) OK going Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium NW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Chance of some light rain.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 10:35 High, 16:52 Low

Thursday 11th:
‘Small onshore slop for the North; flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) Weak W-WNW
Wind – Medium WNW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft
Tides – 11:26 High, 17:50 Low

Friday 12th:
‘Same as Thursday – small onshore slop for the North; flat for the south.’
Swell – (i) Weak WNW
Wind – Light-Medium W going Medium WSW
Weather – Mixture of cloud and sunshine. Dry.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh)
South Coast – 0-1ft
Tides – 06:30 Low, 12:37 High, 19:13 Low

Weekend Summary:
‘Not a great weekend for surf – enough for beginners though. Sunday should have a clean but very small wave.’

Saturday 13th:
‘Small wave with light onshores.’
Swell – (i) OK WNW going W-WNW
Wind – Light-Medium WSW going Light NW
Weather – Cloudy but mostly dry.
North Coast – 3ft (Waisthigh)
South Coast – 1ft
Tides – 07:56 Low, 14:01 High, 20:34 Low

Sunday 14th:
‘Wind could go light leaving a small but clean wave – best on a longboard to catch those small peelers!’
Swell – (i) Weak W
Wind – Light Variable going NE
Weather – Cloudy start, but turning into a bright and very sunny day.
North Coast – 2-3ft (Knee-Waisthigh) going 1-2ft (Kneehigh)
South Coast – Flat
Tides – 09:08 Low, 15:10 High

Early Next Week:
‘Signs are for strong SE winds on Monday veering S during Tuesday, but little in the way of any real swell on Monday. However Tuesday should see the start of a new swell beginning to push its way through during the morning around the low tide mark onwards, so it could be worth a look then.’

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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