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Boating forecast for Llafranc

  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 10:07 Sunday 22 April (Europe/Madrid local time)

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Forecast updated at 10:07 Sunday 22 April (Europe/Madrid local time)

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Sun 22 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h40.30.10.34SWSSW:912
11h40.40.10.45SSS:1114
17h30.6------SSS:1417
23h30.4------SSSW:1114
High: 02:20 am (0.26 m); Low: 09:20 am (0.13 m); High: 02:00 pm (0.16 m); Low: 07:50 pm (0.09 m);
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Mon 23 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h50.30.10.34SSSW:710
11h70.20.20.13S--S:34
17h70.20.10.25SSS:810
23h70.20.20.15SSSW:78
High: 03:30 am (0.25 m); Low: 10:50 am (0.13 m); High: 03:30 pm (0.16 m); Low: 09:10 pm (0.1 m);
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Tue 24 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h80.20.20.06SSWSW:46
11h90.30.30.05SE--S:34
17h80.30.30.15SESES:810
23h80.30.30.25SEES:34
High: 04:50 am (0.26 m); Low: 12:10 pm (0.12 m); High: 05:10 pm (0.16 m); Low: 10:40 pm (0.1 m);
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Wed 25 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h80.50.50.05SEES:56
11h90.50.50.06SEESE:34
17h90.60.60.06SEES:56
23h90.60.60.06SEEN:34
High: 05:50 am (0.26 m); Low: 01:00 pm (0.11 m); High: 06:20 pm (0.18 m); Low: 11:50 pm (0.1 m);
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Thu 26 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h70.70.60.36SENEN:912
11h41.60.31.57NENEN:2227
17h31.70.21.77NENEN:2329
23h21.50.21.58NENEN:2229
High: 06:50 am (0.26 m); Low: 01:40 pm (0.1 m); High: 07:20 pm (0.19 m);
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Fri 27 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h21.50.21.57NENEN:2025
11h50.90.80.17NENN:68
17h40.60.60.36NESS:1114
23h40.70.40.65SSWSW:1114
Low: 01:00 am (0.1 m); High: 07:40 am (0.26 m); Low: 02:10 pm (0.09 m); High: 08:10 pm (0.21 m);
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Sat 28 AprRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h60.50.40.34SWSWSW:56
11h40.90.60.66SWNEN:1619
17h30.90.60.66SWNENE:1316

Forecast updated at 10:07 Sunday 22 April (Europe/Madrid local time)

Current sea temperature

Llafranc sea temperature: 15°C

Sunrise and sunset for today

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