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Tow Hill Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.5 °C

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Sunday, 20 May 2018, 03:18 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
WSW
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WSW
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WSW
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Period (s) 9 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 15
SE 20
SSE 30
SSE
Wind State off off off off

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Tow Hill Beach in Vancouver Island is an exposed beach break that is often working. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. Prevailing left breaking waves at the beach break. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Tow Hill Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rose Spit, 12 km from Tow Hill Beach.

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Air temperature
7.9 °C

Current weather near Tow Hill Beach

Buoy Data:

At Central Dixon Entrance Buoy, 34 miles from Tow Hill Beach.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
0.6
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0.5
Dominant period (s) 9 8 9 9

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Overall Tow Hill Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tow Hill Beach, Vancouver Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Tow Hill Beach sea temperature, Tow Hill Beach photographs, Tow Hill Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tow Hill Beach webcams, current wind from Vancouver Island live weather stations and Tow Hill 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 Tow Hill Beach.