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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 glassy conditions at Cap Howard (calm at Saint Paul wx 1 km from Cap Howard). 1.1m 12 s period swell from SSW with 1.6m 7 s period wind swell from E
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Glassy
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Cap Howard Surf Forecast / Réunion / Reunion

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Friday 09 Dec 2016 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 27.2 °C (Statistics for 09 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 26.2 max: 27.1 min: 25.5 °C)

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Wave
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Energy(?)34724319915424919019359886296511159757656806234423842892311571517576
Wind
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10 ENE10
5 NE5
0 N0
0 E0
5 NNW5
5 SW5
5 NNW5
5 NW5
5 W5
5 SSE5
5 NNE5
5 SSE5
5 ENE5
5 N5
0 WNW0
0 NE0
5 NNW5
5 SW5
10 NE10
5 NNW5
5 NW5
5 ENE5
5 NE5
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
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10:10AM
0.54

10:47PM
0.49
10:57AM
0.57

11:39PM
0.54
11:39AM
0.60

12:27AM
0.56
12:20PM
0.62

1:11AM
0.57
12:58PM
0.61

1:54AM
0.55

1:35PM
0.59
2:40AM
0.53

2:13PM
0.56
3:23AM
0.49

Low Tide
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3:50AM
0.15

4:36PM
0.11

4:42AM
0.13
5:22PM
0.05

5:32AM
0.11
6:05PM
0.01

6:17AM
0.11
6:48PM
-0.02

6:57AM
0.13

7:32PM
-0.02
7:37AM
0.15

8:14PM
-0.00
8:17AM
0.19

8:54PM
0.04

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
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Chill °C (?)
2627272626262527262627272627272628272627272625
Sunrise
-5:30--5:30--5:31--5:31--5:31--5:31--5:31--5:33
Sunset
--6:52--6:53--6:53--6:54--6:55--6:55--6:57--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Sat morning, min 25°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Thu morning, min 25°C on Sat morning). 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.