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At Alert Levels 4, recreational water-based activities involving sailing boats, motorised craft, motorised equipment and surfing are not permitted.

At Alert Level 2, you can do your usual water sport and recreation activities if you can do them safely. But if you are sick, stay home.
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Boating forecast for S Vincente

  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 16:34 Monday 20 September (Europe/Madrid local time)

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Forecast updated at 16:34 Monday 20 September (Europe/Madrid local time)

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Mon 20 SepRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h12.82.41.413SW--NW:1619
11h12.62.11.512SW--NW:1619
17h12.72.41.313SWNN:1316
23h12.82.61.113SW--NE:1114
High: 02:10 am (0.95 m); Low: 08:30 am (0.1 m); High: 02:40 pm (0.93 m); Low: 08:50 pm (0.13 m);
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Tue 21 SepRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h12.72.41.212SWEE:2025
11h13.42.12.89ENN:3243
17h15.24.32.810NNN:3241
23h16.25.33.211NWNWNW:3952
High: 02:50 am (0.96 m); Low: 09:10 am (0.11 m); High: 03:10 pm (0.94 m); Low: 09:20 pm (0.13 m);
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Wed 22 SepRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h18.27.43.712WWW:4560
11h16.25.43.112SWSWSW:2937
17h14.63.92.511SWSWSW:1619
23h13.63.02.010SW--SW:78
High: 03:20 am (0.95 m); Low: 09:40 am (0.13 m); High: 03:40 pm (0.93 m); Low: 10:00 pm (0.15 m);
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Thu 23 SepRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h13.12.61.710S--E:910
11h12.82.21.710SNENE:2329
17h13.21.92.510SENENE:2937
23h13.72.82.49NNNW:1821
High: 03:50 am (0.92 m); Low: 10:10 am (0.16 m); High: 04:10 pm (0.9 m); Low: 10:30 pm (0.18 m);
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Fri 24 SepRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h14.13.42.410NWNWNW:1823
11h14.33.72.212NW--NW:810
17h14.43.82.212NWSESE:34
23h14.33.72.213NWSEE:1519
High: 04:20 am (0.87 m); Low: 10:40 am (0.21 m); High: 04:40 pm (0.86 m); Low: 11:00 pm (0.23 m);
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Sat 25 SepRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h13.83.22.212NWSESE:1721
11h13.42.72.211NWSES:2127
17h13.22.32.211NWSS:2227
23h13.32.02.77SSS:2937
High: 04:50 am (0.82 m); Low: 11:10 am (0.27 m); High: 05:00 pm (0.82 m); Low: 11:30 pm (0.28 m);
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Sun 26 SepRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h13.42.32.58SWSS:2227
11h13.22.42.19SWSS:1821
17h13.22.71.810SWSSW:1721

Forecast updated at 16:34 Monday 20 September (Europe/Madrid local time)

Current sea temperature

S Vincente sea temperature: 13°C

Sunrise and sunset for today

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