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Apostle Islands ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Apostle Islands (moderate winds from the NNW at BUOY-DISW3 21 km from Apostle Islands).
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21 km away, 2 h 25 min ago

Moderate
24 km/h
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-7.6
-1.6
Air / Water (°C)
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Apostle Islands Surf Forecast / Lake Superior / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Friday 09 Dec 2016 CST

Apostle Islands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Apostle Islands sea temperature is -1.6 °C (Statistics for 09 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 3.8 max: 4.6 min: 3.2 °C)

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Sunrise
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Short Range Forecast: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun afternoon. Icy conditions (max 1°C on Sun night, min -10°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sat night, strong winds from the W by Mon night).Long Range Forecast:A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Air temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Tue afternoon, min -16°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WNW on Thu morning, fresh winds from the NNW by Fri afternoon).

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Information about the Apostle Islands Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Apostle Islands provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Apostle Islands can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Apostle Islands surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Apostle Islands) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Apostle Islands may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Apostle Islands is 129 km (80 miles) from Duluth. If you plan a vacation in Lake Superior, look for hotels and other accommodation in Duluth. Duluth has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.