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Black Sands Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Black Sands Beach (light winds from the ESE at Bauerfield-efate Il 9 km from Black Sands Beach). 1.6m 6 s period wind swell from SE
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Moderate
17 km/h
ESE
Cross-On
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Black Sands Beach Surf Forecast / Efate / Vanuatu

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Sunday 21 Jul 2019 VUT

Black Sands Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Black Sands Beach sea temperature is 26.0 °C (Statistics for 21 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 25.0 max: 25.7 min: 24.1 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
SE
1.6
SSE
1.5
SSE
0.9
S
1.1
SE
1.2
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1.1
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0.9
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0.6
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0.8
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0.8
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1.4
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0.7
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Period(s) (?)6666666613655775131615141414813
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)188209181759896755144815846564569101287301285269218235173
Wind
(km/h)
30
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25
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SE
25
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20
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Wind State(?)onononononononononononcross-
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High Tide
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9:12PM
1.05
8:25AM
1.01

9:52PM
1.05
9:14AM
0.94

10:34PM
1.05
10:14AM
0.88

11:17PM
1.06
11:28AM
0.84

12:02AM
1.08
12:50PM
0.83

12:50AM
1.11

2:04PM
0.87
1:38AM
1.15


Low Tide
/ height (m)

2:27PM
0.24
2:53AM
0.60

3:04PM
0.30
3:47AM
0.60

3:42PM
0.37
4:48AM
0.57

4:25PM
0.44

5:53AM
0.53
5:15PM
0.50

6:55AM
0.46
6:13PM
0.54

7:51AM
0.38
7:16PM
0.57

8:41AM
0.28

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Black Sands Beach blow from the NW.
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Summary
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Sunrise
6:16--6:16--6:16--6:16--6:16--6:15--6:15--6:15-
Sunset
-5:30--5:30--5:30--5:30--5:30--5:30--5:30--5:31
Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Tue night. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sun morning, min 20°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Sun morning, min 20°C on Wed night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Black Sands Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Black Sands Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Black Sands Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Black Sands Beach 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 (Black Sands Beach) 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 Black Sands Beach 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.

Are you planning a holiday in Efate? If you are looking for accommodation near Black Sands Beach, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Efate, consider staying in Port Vila which is 12 km (7 miles) away.