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Jordan River ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.1
Crowds: 2.6

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Jordan River Spot ID

Jordan River | karmative.com photo

Jordan River

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.2 °C

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Thursday, 28 May 2015, 01:05 Local time
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8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 1.4
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.5
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
W 10
W 10
WNW
Wind State cross-
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Jordan River in Vancouver Island is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take special care here if it gets very crowded.

Canada wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Point No Point, British Columbia, 1 km from Jordan River.

IS AT (local time)

Jordan River Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sheringham Airport, 3 km from Jordan River.

moderate winds from the WNW

km/h
Air temperature
9.6 °C

Current weather near Jordan River

Buoy Data:

At Neah Bay Buoy, 36 miles from Jordan River.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
1.6
1.4
1.3
Dominant period (s) 11 12 13 11

All wavebuoys around Jordan River

Overall Jordan River Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Jordan River Location Maps

Jordan River Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Jordan River:

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Wave buoys nearest to Jordan River:

Tide stations nearest to Jordan River:

  • Closest tide station
    Point No Point
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Sooke
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Sooke Basin
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Becher Bay
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Twin Rivers, Strait of Juan de Fuca
    16 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Jordan River:

  • Closest ski area
    Hurricane Ridge (United States)
    34 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Cypress Mountain (Canada)
    76 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Grouse Mountain (Canada)
    78 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Mount Seymour (Canada)
    78 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mount Baker (United States)
    101 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Jordan River:

  • Closest city location
    Victoria (Canada)
    27 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Saanich (Canada)
    29 mi
  • Third closest city location
    North Cowichan (Canada)
    33 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Nanaimo (Canada)
    53 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Richmond (Canada)
    66 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Jordan River is Victoria International Airport (YYJ) in Canada, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Jordan River is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW) in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Nanaimo Airport (YCD) in Canada, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Whidbey Island Nas Airport (NUW) in USA is 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Jordan River and is 105 km (65 miles) away.
Jordan River break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Jordan River, Vancouver Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Jordan River sea temperature, Jordan River photographs, Jordan River detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Jordan River webcams, current wind from Vancouver Island live weather stations and Jordan River tide predictions. The Canada swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Canada 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 Canada 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 Jordan River.