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Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.9
Difficulty Level: 3.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 3.1

Overall: 4.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) (calm at TofinoAirport 11 km from Tofino (North Chestermans Beach)). 1.8m 12 s period swell from W with an additional 0.5m 19 s period swell from SW , plus 0.8m 3 s period wind swell from SSE
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Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) Surf Forecast / Canada

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Monday 22 Oct 2018 PDT

Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) sea temperature is 12.2 °C (Statistics for 22 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 11.8 max: 12.7 min: 10.8 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
W
2.1
SW
2.2
WSW
1.6
SW
1.6
W
1.6
WSW
4
SW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
2.3
W
2.1
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2.1
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1.9
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1.7
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1.3
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1
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2.3
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2.4
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2
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1.7
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1.4
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1.3
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Period(s) (?)1211111012121213131312121111121114141312111010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)670108311444807146583978424345243506156511411065882760418383197718051040661400320
Wind
(km/h)
15
ESE
25
ESE
20
ESE
5
ESE
20
ESE
25
ESE
35
SE
0
WNW
5
WSW
15
ENE
15
E
15
SE
10
NNW
10
ESE
10
SE
20
ESE
35
ESE
15
SSE
25
WNW
10
NW
10
WNW
10
NE
10
ENE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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glassglassoffcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
12:23AM
3.13
12:34PM
3.41

1:03AM
3.20
1:04PM
3.51

1:44AM
3.24
1:36PM
3.59

2:25AM
3.24

2:09PM
3.64
3:09AM
3.20

2:46PM
3.63
3:57AM
3.13

3:27PM
3.55
4:50AM
3.04

4:15PM
3.41


Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:22AM
1.01
6:53PM
0.72

6:55AM
1.04
7:30PM
0.54

7:29AM
1.11

8:07PM
0.42
8:04AM
1.21

8:46PM
0.36
8:42AM
1.34

9:29PM
0.38
9:24AM
1.48

10:17PM
0.47
10:15AM
1.63

11:12PM
0.60

Note: the tide data above is for Tofino, British Columbia which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Tofino (North Chestermans Beach).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) blow from the ENE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1313121212121214141313131311131311131211121110
Low °C
1212121211121213141212131110131211121110121010
Chill °C (?)
1211101210109141413121212101212811101011109
Sunrise
-7:56--7:58--8:00--8:02--8:03--8:04--8:06--8:07
Sunset
--6:16--6:15--6:13--6:12--6:09--6:07--6:06--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 73mm), heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Thu morning, min 11°C on Wed morning). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 87mm), heaviest during Sun morning. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Fri afternoon, min 10°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the ESE on Sun morning, light winds from the N by Mon night).

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Information about the Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Tofino (North Chestermans Beach)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Tofino is 72 km (45 miles) from Gold River. If you plan a holiday in Vancouver Island, look for hotels and other accommodation in Gold River. Gold River has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.