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  1. Extremely useful for viewing the forecast at a glance. You can quickly tell when the conditions are likely to better for boating and fishing.
  2. The summaries are useful to assist in understanding the weather patterns as well as planning your day and trips.
  3. The arrows show the direction of the wind. The direction of the wind is from the origin e.g. an easterly wind blows to the west. The dotted line is gust speed of the wind. For most spots you want the wind to be light (0 - 10 kts) for ocean conditions to be comfortable.
  4. The Sea height is the total wave height which includes both swell and chop. This is the most critical variable when looking at this forecast since a big sea height could be hazardous to boats or fishing off rocks etc. Swell refers to the height of the swell. The smaller the better. Chop refers to the height of the ocean chop. The less chop, the more comfortable conditions will be.
  5. The greater the swell period, the more comfortable the conditions are likely to be. It is believed sea sickness is triggered by a swell period around 5-6 seconds. However, the ocean chop can also cause sea sickness, so be aware of that too, especially if sea direction is considerably different to swell direction.
  6. Swell direction is represented by the origin of the swell. A westerly swell is moving to the east.
  7. Sea direction is represented by the origin of the chop. If there is not much chop this is not such a factor. However, you should check this variable if there is substantial chop, since if the swell direction is opposing the sea direction and swell and chop height are over 1 m, conditions could be rough.
  8. SwellMap presents tides as LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide), which is the height above the lowest tidal water level

Forecast updated at 16:22 Friday 28 January (Europe/Athens local time)

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Forecast updated at 16:22 Friday 28 January (Europe/Athens local time)

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Fri 28 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h40.30.00.35NNWNW:912
11h40.60.00.63NWNWNW:1316
17h30.90.00.94NWNWNW:1721
23h21.60.01.65NWNWNW:2227
High: 02:20 am (0.16 m); Low: 08:30 am (0.09 m); High: 01:50 pm (0.15 m); Low: 08:20 pm (0.05 m);
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Sat 29 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h22.20.42.27NWNWNW:2431
11h22.00.22.06NWNN:2229
17h21.70.11.76NNN:2025
23h21.90.31.96NNN:2227
High: 03:00 am (0.17 m); Low: 09:00 am (0.09 m); High: 02:30 pm (0.16 m); Low: 09:00 pm (0.04 m);
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Sun 30 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h21.20.31.25NNNW:1517
11h20.90.30.84NNNW:1316
17h20.90.20.94NWNWNW:1519
23h21.10.21.15NWNWNW:1519
High: 03:40 am (0.18 m); Low: 09:30 am (0.08 m); High: 03:00 pm (0.17 m); Low: 09:30 pm (0.03 m);
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Mon 31 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h21.20.41.25NWNWNW:1519
11h31.10.31.16NWNWW:1114
17h31.00.21.06NWNWW:1417
23h22.10.52.16NWNWW:2633
High: 04:10 am (0.19 m); Low: 10:00 am (0.08 m); High: 03:30 pm (0.18 m); Low: 10:00 pm (0.02 m);
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Tue 1 FebRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h24.53.13.29NWNWNW:3445
11h25.44.33.310NWNWNW:3445
17h24.93.73.110NWNWN:3241
23h24.02.72.910NWNN:3039
High: 04:40 am (0.19 m); Low: 10:20 am (0.07 m); High: 04:00 pm (0.19 m); Low: 10:30 pm (0.02 m);
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Wed 2 FebRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h23.42.02.88NNN:2937
11h23.01.52.68NWNN:2531
17h22.50.92.37NWNWNW:2429
23h21.70.61.66NWNWNW:1721
High: 05:00 am (0.18 m); Low: 10:40 am (0.07 m); High: 04:30 pm (0.19 m); Low: 11:00 pm (0.02 m);
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Thu 3 FebRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h21.50.61.46NWNWNW:1721
11h31.30.51.26NWNWN:1012
17h50.90.40.88NW--NW:44

Forecast updated at 16:22 Friday 28 January (Europe/Athens local time)

Current sea temperature

Melita sea temperature: 15°C

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