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Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 4.2

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Bude Surf Forecast / Cornwall (North) / UK

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Sunday 16 May 2021 BST
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Bude surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bude sea temperature is 11.3 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.6 max: 13.3 min: 10.0 °C)
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Bude surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bude sea temperature is 11.3 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.6 max: 13.3 min: 10.0 °C)

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Actual: 57 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
W
Onshore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Bude this week:

The surf forecast for Bude over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Monday (May 17) at 1AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 2.1m and 11s period. The wind is predicted to be onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Bude in the next 12 days are 4.5m 15s and forecast to arrive on Friday (May 21) at 4PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (BST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 1AM (Mon 17th May)7ft (2.1m) 11s
Best Surf 7PM (Sun 23rd May)10ft (3.0m) 10s
Most Powerful 4PM (Fri 21st May)15ft (4.5m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Bude over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T unitedkingdom.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
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2.4
W
3
W
2.1
W
1.9
W
1.7
W
1.5
W
1.4
W
1.5
W
1.3
W
1.3
W
1.3
W
1.4
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.7
WSW
3
W
4.5
W
4
W
4.5
W
4.5
W
4
W
2.5
W
2.1
WSW
2.2
W
2
NW
1.4
W
1.3
W
2.4
WSW
4.5
W
4.5
W
3.5
W
2.5
W
2
WNW
1.7
W
1.1
W
1.5
W
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176522511104813603417313355217257257215195184392186982036241623578945670163686787637341836111405380633028311308573355131220
25
SSW
30
WNW
15
W
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
W
25
SW
25
WSW
15
NW
20
NW
25
WNW
20
W
20
SW
25
SSW
35
SSW
40
SW
45
SW
50
SW
50
SW
40
WSW
40
SW
30
SW
20
SW
10
SE
10
NNW
25
WNW
20
SW
40
SSE
20
W
25
SSW
30
SSW
30
SW
10
WNW
25
NW
25
WNW
30
NW
crossononcross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
crossoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
9:27PM
6.44
9:48AM
6.10
10:10PM
6.14
10:35AM
5.79
11:02PM
5.87
11:36AM
5.56
12:09AM
5.73
12:50PM
5.51
1:25AM
5.81
2:07PM
5.73
2:36AM
6.14
3:14PM
6.17
3:38AM
6.63
4:10PM
6.72
4:32AM
7.15
5:00PM
7.25
5:22AM
7.60
5:48PM
7.68
6:10AM
7.90
6:34PM
7.96
6:57AM
8.00
7:19PM
8.03
3:16PM
1.41
3:39AM
1.53
3:56PM
1.72
4:25AM
1.84
4:45PM
2.01
5:22AM
2.09
5:48PM
2.22
6:33AM
2.16
7:04PM
2.23
7:50AM
1.98
8:19PM
1.98
8:58AM
1.57
9:24PM
1.52
9:56AM
1.04
10:19PM
0.98
10:48AM
0.53
11:10PM
0.46
11:36AM
0.12
11:58PM
0.05
12:22PM
-0.13
12:45AM
-0.18
1:08PM
-0.17
1:32AM
-0.20

Note: the tide data above is for Bude which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Bude.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Bude blow from the E

Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
rain showers
thunderstorm
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
moderate rain
rain showers
light rain
light rain
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
moderate rain
rain showers
clear
rain showers
moderate rain
light rain
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
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32-112111-----712221--284-173-131--3
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5:28--5:26--5:24--5:24--5:22--5:20--5:20--5:18--5:18--5:16--5:15--5:13--
-9:00--9:02--9:04--9:06--9:07--9:07--9:09--9:10--9:12--9:14--9:15--9:15-

Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Sun morning. Very mild (max 12°C on Sun morning, min 9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Sun morning, light winds from the NNW by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Thu night. Very mild (max 13°C on Thu morning, min 10°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Wed night, strong winds from the SW by Fri night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 18mm), heaviest on Sun night. Very mild (max 13°C on Sun morning, min 9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Sat morning, light winds from the SE by Sun night).

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Tue morning. Very mild (max 12°C on Tue morning, min 9°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the S on Tue morning, light winds from the SSE by Wed night).

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Information about the Bude Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Bude provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Bude can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Bude 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 (Bude) 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 Bude 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.

Bude is 1 km (1 miles) from Bude. If you plan a holiday in North Cornwall, look for hotels and other accommodation in Bude. Bude has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.