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Summerville ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Summerville Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: -1.2 °C

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Monday, 30 May 2016, 19:14 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
S
1.2
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
Period (s) 5 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 20
SW 25
SW 25
WSW
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

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Summerville on the South Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Nova-Scotia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Mouton, Nova Scotia, 2 km from Summerville.

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Summerville Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Western Head Airport, 14 km from Summerville.

light winds from the SSW

km/h
Air temperature
11.1 °C

Current weather near Summerville

Buoy Data:

At Halifax Harbour Buoy, 81 miles from Summerville.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
1.0
0.9
1.0
Dominant period (s) 5 5 5 5

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Overall Summerville Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Summerville is Greenwood Airport (YZX) in Canada, 117 km (73 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Summerville is Shearwater (Halifax) Airport (YAW), also in Canada, 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Third is Halifax International Airport (YHZ) in Canada, 149 km (93 miles) away.
  • Saint John (St. John) Airport (YSJ) in Canada is 175 km (109 miles) away.
  • Greater Moncton International Airport (YQM), also in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Summerville and is 243 km (151 miles) away.
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