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Surf forecast for Gavres

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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 22:15 Wednesday 20 October (Europe/Paris local time)

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Forecast updated at 22:15 Wednesday 20 October (Europe/Paris local time)

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Wed 20 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h11.72.42.410WSW:2025
11h11.92.72.710WSW:2025
17h12.23.33.39WSW:2429
23h14.55.45.411WW:3445
Low: 11:30 pm (0.86 m);
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Thu 21 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h13.54.34.312WW:1619
11h12.93.73.712WW:2227
17h42.53.13.111WNE:1214
23h52.02.42.511WNE:1012
High: 05:50 am (5.06 m); Low: 11:50 am (0.9 m); High: 06:10 pm (5.04 m);
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Fri 22 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h71.61.82.011WN:56
11h71.21.41.611WN:810
17h71.01.21.310WN:46
23h70.81.01.110WNE:68
Low: 12:00 am (0.92 m); High: 06:20 am (5.02 m); Low: 12:20 pm (0.97 m); High: 06:40 pm (4.91 m);
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Sat 23 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h80.70.91.09WE:68
11h70.60.90.99WSE:1012
17h60.50.80.89WSE:1114
23h50.40.70.78WS:910
Low: 12:30 am (1.04 m); High: 06:50 am (4.93 m); Low: 12:50 pm (1.11 m); High: 07:10 pm (4.73 m);
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Sun 24 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h40.30.70.78WSW:912
11h40.61.01.010WS:1316
17h31.01.51.510WS:1519
23h21.01.61.69WW:1316
Low: 01:00 am (1.22 m); High: 07:20 am (4.78 m); Low: 01:20 pm (1.31 m); High: 07:40 pm (4.53 m);
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Mon 25 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h21.31.81.916WW:1114
11h41.82.12.514WSW:910
17h41.92.12.514WW:1214
23h41.72.02.313WW:1012
Low: 01:30 am (1.43 m); High: 07:50 am (4.6 m); Low: 02:00 pm (1.55 m); High: 08:10 pm (4.3 m);
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Tue 26 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
5h51.61.92.213WNW:78
11h71.51.72.012WN:46
17h71.31.51.812WW:56

Forecast updated at 22:15 Wednesday 20 October (Europe/Paris local time)

Current sea temperature

Gavres sea temperature: 16°C

Recommended layers: 3/2 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

SunriseSunset
08:4419:11