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Type: Beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 5.1 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 16:17 Local time
Wave (m) 4.5
Period (s) 8 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 60
SSE 55
SSE 50
SSE 45
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Cow Bay in Falkland Islands is an exposed Beach break that only works once in a while. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. The best swell direction is from the east northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here.

Falkland Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Cow Bay (0 km).

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Cow Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Stanley Airport, 27 km from Cow Bay.

strong winds from the SE

Light rain
Air temperature
2 °C

Current weather near Cow Bay

Overall Cow Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Cow Bay is Mount Pleasant Airport (MPN) in Falkland Islands, which is 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Cow Bay is Puerto Deseado Airport (PUD) in Argentina, 710 km (441 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cow Bay, Falkland Islands. Use the tab navigation above to view Cow Bay sea temperature, Cow Bay photographs, Cow Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cow Bay webcams, current wind from Falkland Islands live weather stations and Cow Bay tide predictions. The Falkland Islands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Falkland Islands and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Falkland Islands wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Cow Bay.