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Cow Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 2.5
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 2.9

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Cow Bay Surf Forecast / Nova Scotia / Canada

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 2 pm Tuesday 13 Apr 2021 ADT
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Cow Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cow Bay sea temperature is 3.1 °C (Statistics for 13 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 1.9 max: 3.8 min: 0.5 °C)
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Cow Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cow Bay sea temperature is 3.1 °C (Statistics for 13 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 1.9 max: 3.8 min: 0.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Cow Bay (light winds from the E at Shearwater Airport 6 km from Cow Bay).

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1 h 31 min ago

Light
11 km/h
E
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Cow Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Cow Bay at 8PM is: 1.3m 10s primary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 02:00pm April 13). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 8s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.9m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (ADT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (13 Apr)--
Afternoon (13 Apr)2.5ft (0.8m)11s
Evening (13 Apr)4.5ft (1.3m)10s

Table - waves today at Cow Bay. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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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)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
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T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T nova scotia.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
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1.2
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
1.3
E
1.4
E
1.7
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.9
E
2
E
2
E
2.1
E
2.3
E
2.4
E
2.3
E
2.2
E
2.1
E
2.2
E
2
E
1.9
E
1.9
E
1.9
E
1.8
E
2
E
2.1
E
2.1
E
2.2
E
2.4
E
2.5
E
2.5
E
2.5
ESE
2.1
ESE
1.8
ESE
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
1.1
SW
1.3
SSW
0.4
E
0.3
E
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.3
E
0.3
E
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
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30
N
35
N
35
N
30
N
30
N
30
N
30
N
25
N
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
N
20
N
20
NNE
20
NNE
10
E
15
ESE
15
ESE
15
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
20
ENE
25
E
30
E
30
E
30
E
30
E
35
E
35
E
20
ESE
10
E
10
ESE
15
ESE
20
E
10
E
5
ESE
10
NNE
10
NNW
10
NW
15
WNW
15
W
15
WNW
15
NW
10
WNW
10
W
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
20
SW
20
WSW
15
WNW
15
W
20
W
15
W
15
W
20
WSW
25
SW
20
SW
20
SW
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross
9:58AM
1.55
10:07PM
1.65
10:35AM
1.52
10:40PM
1.62
11:12AM
1.47
11:14PM
1.57
11:51AM
1.41
11:51PM
1.51
12:33PM
1.34
12:31AM
1.45
1:20PM
1.29
1:18AM
1.39
2:17PM
1.25
2:16AM
1.36
3:22PM
1.26
3:58PM
0.31
4:25AM
0.21
4:32PM
0.36
5:01AM
0.24
5:07PM
0.42
5:38AM
0.29
5:43PM
0.49
6:18AM
0.34
6:23PM
0.56
7:03AM
0.40
7:09PM
0.62
7:55AM
0.44
8:06PM
0.65
8:55AM
0.45

Note: the tide data above is for Cole Harbour which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Cow Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Cow Bay blow from the NNW

Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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