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Wickaninnish Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.7 °C

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Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 02:04 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.4
W
2.4
W
2.3
W
2.2
W
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
NE 10
NE 5
W
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
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Wickaninnish in Vancouver Island is an exposed sandbar break that has very consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. The sandbar breaks offer lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of .

Alaska United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Long Beach (Tofino Airport), 8 km from Wickaninnish.

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Wickaninnish Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At TofinoAirport, 9 km from Wickaninnish.

light winds from the NW

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Buoy Data:

At La Perouse Bank Buoy, 19 miles from Wickaninnish.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.3
2.3
2.2
2.3
Dominant period (s) 12 12 12 11

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Overall Wickaninnish Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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