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Sombrio Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 2.8

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Sombrio Beach Spot ID

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Sombrio Beach

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Sombrio in "Fogust", Sombrio Beach photo

Sombrio Beach

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Wild West, Sombrio Beach photo

Sombrio Beach

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Sombrio Beach

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.1 °C

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Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 00:04 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.7
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 5
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Sombrio Beach in Vancouver Island is a quite exposed beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rocks and locals.

British-Columbia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Sombrio Beach (0 km).

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Sombrio Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sheringham Airport, 20 km from Sombrio Beach.

moderate winds from the WNW

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Air temperature
11.8 °C

Current weather near Sombrio Beach

Buoy Data:

At Neah Bay Buoy, 25 miles from Sombrio Beach.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.8
1.8
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1.8
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 8

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Overall Sombrio Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Sombrio Beach is Victoria International Airport (YYJ) in Canada, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sombrio Beach is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW) in USA, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Third is Nanaimo Airport (YCD) in Canada, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Canada is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Whidbey Island Nas Airport (NUW) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Sombrio Beach and is 112 km (70 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sombrio Beach, Vancouver Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Sombrio Beach sea temperature, Sombrio Beach photographs, Sombrio Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sombrio Beach webcams, current wind from Vancouver Island live weather stations and Sombrio Beach 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 Sombrio Beach.