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Boating forecast for Finisterre

  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 20:47 Sunday 17 November (Europe/Madrid local time)

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Forecast updated at 20:47 Sunday 17 November (Europe/Madrid local time)

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Sun 17 NovRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h12.51.61.98NNWNW:2025
10h13.02.02.217NWNWNW:2025
16h13.52.52.415NWNWNW:2531
22h13.73.02.215NWNN:1721
Low: 12:40 am (0.88 m); High: 07:00 am (3.42 m); Low: 01:10 pm (0.83 m); High: 07:30 pm (3.13 m);
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Mon 18 NovRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h13.12.61.814NWNN:1417
10h12.72.21.613NW--NE:910
16h22.41.91.413NW--S:46
22h22.01.51.212NWSWS:1417
Low: 01:30 am (1 m); High: 07:50 am (3.33 m); Low: 02:10 pm (0.93 m); High: 08:30 pm (3.01 m);
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Tue 19 NovRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h22.21.11.88WSWS:2531
10h32.31.51.89NWWNW:1114
16h23.43.01.517NW--SW:1417
22h25.45.21.520NW--SW:1721
Low: 02:30 am (1.12 m); High: 08:50 am (3.24 m); Low: 03:20 pm (0.99 m); High: 09:40 pm (2.95 m);
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Wed 20 NovRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h26.05.81.519NW--SW:1823
10h25.75.41.818NW--W:2125
16h25.55.12.016NW--W:2025
22h25.34.82.216NW--W:2127
Low: 03:40 am (1.18 m); High: 10:10 am (3.2 m); Low: 04:40 pm (0.99 m); High: 11:00 pm (2.98 m);
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Thu 21 NovRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h25.34.72.515NWNWW:2633
10h25.75.12.614NWNWW:2633
16h25.54.92.514NWNWW:2431
22h24.94.22.513NWNWW:2531
Low: 05:00 am (1.15 m); High: 11:20 am (3.26 m); Low: 05:50 pm (0.89 m);
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Fri 22 NovRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h24.63.82.412NWNWW:2431
10h24.33.62.312NWNWW:2125
16h23.73.02.211NWNWW:2227
22h23.42.72.111NWNWNW:1519
High: 12:10 am (3.12 m); Low: 06:10 am (1.01 m); High: 12:30 pm (3.39 m); Low: 06:50 pm (0.74 m);
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Sat 23 NovRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h22.72.21.710NW--W:912
10h22.31.81.510NW--SW:1417
16h22.31.41.99NWSWSW:2429

Forecast updated at 20:47 Sunday 17 November (Europe/Madrid local time)

Current sea temperature

Finisterre sea temperature: 15°C

Sunrise and sunset for today

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