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Osbourne ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Osbourne Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 1.8 °C

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Saturday, 20 April 2019, 04:04 Local time
Saturday 20
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
SW 30
SW 35
SW 30
Wind State cross-

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Osbourne in East Shore is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest with some shelter here from west winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Nova-Scotia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cole Harbour, 8 km from Osbourne.

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Osbourne Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Dartmouth, 7 km from Osbourne.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
9 °C

Current weather near Osbourne

Buoy Data:

At Halifax Harbour Buoy, 8 miles from Osbourne.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 9 8 8 8

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Overall Osbourne Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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  • The closest passenger airport to Osbourne is Shearwater (Halifax) Airport (YAW) in Canada, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Osbourne is Halifax International Airport (YHZ), also in Canada, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Greenwood Airport (YZX) in Canada, 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Charlottetown Airport (YYG) in Canada is 187 km (116 miles) away.
  • Greater Moncton International Airport (YQM), also in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Osbourne and is 193 km (120 miles) away.
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