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Cap Howard ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Cap Howard (light winds from the NE.(Wind varies from 020 to 080 degs) at St. Denis/Gillot Airport 35 km from Cap Howard). 1.6m 12 s period swell from SW with 1.8m 9 s period wind swell from SSE
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35 km away, 57 min ago

Light
7 km/h
NE
29.0
27.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Cap Howard Surf Forecast / Réunion / Reunion

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Wednesday 25 Apr 2018 RET

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

Today's Cap Howard sea temperature is 27.5 °C (Statistics for 25 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 26.5 max: 27.2 min: 25.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.9
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.1
SW
1.7
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1.1
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1.6
SSE
1.3
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0.9
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Period(s) (?)9912813881371414131211111413121211131312
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)554484373405418341240299285112617511236367338292540471407187140261464428
Wind
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20
SSE
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20
SSE
20
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20
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10
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15
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5
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ESE
0
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5
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5
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5
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5
SSW
0
NE
10
ESE
10
SE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:20AM
0.46

11:07PM
0.52
11:07AM
0.49

11:37PM
0.54
11:45AM
0.52

12:05AM
0.56
12:19PM
0.54

12:28AM
0.57
12:51PM
0.54

12:56AM
0.57

1:22PM
0.53
1:15AM
0.56

1:52PM
0.51
1:36AM
0.54

2:21PM
0.48
Low Tide
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4:38PM
0.11

5:12AM
0.17
5:19PM
0.09

5:47AM
0.13
5:50PM
0.09

6:13AM
0.10
6:22PM
0.09

6:41AM
0.07
6:49PM
0.11

7:10AM
0.06

7:12PM
0.13
7:40AM
0.07

7:37PM
0.16
8:04AM
0.08

Note: the tide data above is for Black Rocks Jetty which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Cap Howard.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Cap Howard blow from the SE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
2626252626252626252626252626252526262726252627
Chill °C (?)
2727262726252727262726262626262526262726262727
Sunrise
6:33--6:33--6:33--6:35--6:35--6:35--6:35--6:35-
Sunset
-5:59--5:59--5:58--5:57--5:57--5:55--5:54--5:54
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Wed morning, min 25°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Cap Howard Surf forecast

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

Cap Howard is 5 km (3 miles) from Saint-Paul. If you plan a holiday in Réunion Island, look for hotels and other accommodation in Saint-Paul. Saint-Paul has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.