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Bobs ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Bobs (light winds from the E at Bauerfield-efate Il 26 km from Bobs). 0.6m 11 s period swell from SE with 1.0m 5 s period wind swell from ESE
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26 km away, 3 h 13 min ago

Light
15 km/h
E
26.7
27.2
Air / Water (°C)
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Bobs Surf Forecast / Efate / Vanuatu

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Friday 14 Dec 2018 VUT

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

Today's Bobs sea temperature is 27.2 °C (Statistics for 14 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 27.3 max: 28.3 min: 26.3 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
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Period(s) (?)10667668887678899910101010109
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)6868135157113781161451511491101131421922441011179212298767355
Wind
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20
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Wind State(?)ononcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:03AM
1.06

10:05PM
0.96
11:54AM
1.08

11:17PM
0.93
12:38PM
1.12

12:29AM
0.93
1:18PM
1.18

1:33AM
0.95
1:55PM
1.23

2:30AM
1.00

2:32PM
1.29
3:22AM
1.06

3:11PM
1.35
4:11AM
1.12


Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:51PM
0.70
4:50AM
0.39

6:02PM
0.66

5:42AM
0.42
7:01PM
0.58

6:33AM
0.44
7:50PM
0.49

7:22AM
0.45

8:33PM
0.38
8:09AM
0.45

9:14PM
0.27
8:56AM
0.45

9:55PM
0.16
9:42AM
0.45

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 Bobs blow from the NW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2727262727262727262727262626262626252626262526
Sunrise
5:03--5:05--5:05--5:05--5:05--5:05--5:07--5:07-
Sunset
-6:15--6:15--6:16--6:16--6:17--6:17--6:19--6:19
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Fri morning, min 25°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Mon night, min 25°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Bobs Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Bobs provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Bobs can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Bobs 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 (Bobs) 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 Bobs 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 Bobs, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Efate, consider staying in Port Vila which is 22 km (14 miles) away.