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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 20:36 Tuesday 20 October (Europe/London local time)

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Forecast updated at 20:36 Tuesday 20 October (Europe/London local time)

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Tue 20 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h11.52.52.59SWS:1925
10h12.23.03.011SWS:2329
16h23.03.53.512WS:2025
22h32.53.03.011SWS:1316
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Wed 21 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h61.92.22.310WE:68
10h51.62.12.19SWSW:910
16h31.41.91.99SWSW:1823
22h21.01.81.88SWSW:1619
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Thu 22 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h20.91.61.69SWSW:1517
10h20.91.61.69WSW:1619
16h20.81.41.49WW:1114
22h40.71.21.28WN:44
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Fri 23 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h40.61.11.18WNW:78
10h30.61.21.28WSW:1821
16h20.51.61.66WW:1619
22h20.71.61.67WW:1216
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Sat 24 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h31.72.32.313NWSW:1823
10h42.02.82.813NWS:2431
16h32.33.53.58SWSW:2937
22h23.94.64.610SWS:3243
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Sun 25 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h23.94.44.613WSW:1923
10h23.74.24.313WSW:2127
16h24.04.54.713WW:2227
22h24.24.85.014WSW:2329
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Mon 26 OctRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
4h24.85.35.715WW:1923
10h24.34.75.115WNW:1517
16h23.53.94.214WW:1619

Forecast updated at 20:36 Tuesday 20 October (Europe/London local time)

Current sea temperature

Bantham sea temperature: 14°C

Recommended layers: 4/3 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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07:5118:08