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Surf forecast for Carcans

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  1. Extremely useful for viewing the forecast at a glance. You can quickly tell when the surf is likely to be good.
  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 surf spots you want the wind to be light (0 - 10 kts) or in the opposite direction of the swell direction to make good surf conditions
  4. The dotted line is set wave face which is the predicted height of wave face as it breaks. The red line is period. This is the time between each set wave. You can see new swells are coming if this line jumps up, indicating a new pulse, or swell deterioration if the line drops. The swell height is the most important factor for surfing Fun surfable waves are normally in the height range between 0.8 - 2.0 m depending on your surfing abilities. The sea height includes both swell and sea chop. The greater the difference between this and swell height indicates a rougher/choppier sea.
  5. Swell direction is represented by the origin of the swell. A westerly swell is moving to the east.
  6. SwellMap presents tides as LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide), which is the height above the lowest tidal water level

Forecast updated at 21:20 Friday 21 September (Europe/Paris local time)

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Forecast updated at 21:20 Friday 21 September (Europe/Paris local time)

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Fri 21 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h31.41.71.811WW:1114
11h21.72.42.410WW:1114
17h32.02.52.510WNW:810
23h51.82.22.210WN:56
High: 03:10 am (3.81 m); Low: 09:00 am (1.75 m); High: 03:30 pm (4.09 m); Low: 09:30 pm (1.52 m);
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Sat 22 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h71.61.91.910WE:68
11h71.41.71.810WSE:810
17h61.21.51.69WSW:78
23h61.11.31.49WSW:68
High: 03:50 am (4.07 m); Low: 09:40 am (1.5 m); High: 04:10 pm (4.33 m); Low: 10:10 pm (1.29 m);
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Sun 23 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h51.01.31.49WW:78
11h51.11.41.59WSW:810
17h31.21.51.59WW:1114
23h31.21.71.79WNW:912
High: 04:30 am (4.3 m); Low: 10:20 am (1.28 m); High: 04:40 pm (4.55 m); Low: 10:40 pm (1.09 m);
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Mon 24 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h41.21.91.99WNE:1417
11h41.11.91.99WNE:1417
17h41.01.71.79WNE:1519
23h50.91.81.89SWNE:1721
High: 05:00 am (4.51 m); Low: 10:50 am (1.1 m); High: 05:10 pm (4.72 m); Low: 11:10 pm (0.93 m);
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Tue 25 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h30.71.61.65NENE:1619
11h20.61.41.45NENE:1519
17h40.51.01.09SWNE:78
23h50.40.70.79SWE:68
High: 05:30 am (4.67 m); Low: 11:20 am (0.95 m); High: 05:40 pm (4.84 m); Low: 11:40 pm (0.83 m);
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Wed 26 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h40.40.60.610WE:810
11h60.40.70.919WE:1012
17h80.60.71.117WE:44
23h90.70.71.216WE:78
High: 06:00 am (4.78 m); Low: 11:50 am (0.85 m); High: 06:10 pm (4.91 m);
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Thu 27 SepRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h100.80.81.315WSE:810
11h100.80.81.315WSE:78
17h90.80.81.314WNW:56

Forecast updated at 21:20 Friday 21 September (Europe/Paris local time)

Current sea temperature

Carcans sea temperature: 20°C

Recommended layers: Spring Suit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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