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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 am Thursday 06 May 2021 ADT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
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 5.8 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 4.1 max: 6.1 min: 2.6 °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 5.8 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 4.1 max: 6.1 min: 2.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Cow Bay (light winds from the ENE at Shearwater Airport 6 km from Cow Bay).

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1 h 31 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
ENE
Cross-Shore
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How big are the waves at Cow Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Cow Bay at 5AM is: 2.2m 7s primary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 02:00am May 06). An open ocean swell of 0.8m 8s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (ADT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)6.5ft (2.0m)7s
Afternoon (06 May)5ft (1.6m)7s
Evening (06 May)4.5ft (1.3m)7s

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
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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ESE
2.2
ESE
2
ESE
1.8
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.8
ENE
0.4
E
1.4
E
1.7
E
1.5
E
1.2
E
1
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
1
S
0.9
S
1.1
S
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.6
ESE
1.8
ESE
0.9
S
3.5
S
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
1.8
SW
0.4
SSE
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.5
S
0.8
SW
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E
35
E
35
E
20
ENE
20
NNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
NW
20
WNW
15
WNW
15
W
15
NW
5
NW
5
WSW
10
WSW
5
WNW
15
NE
15
ENE
25
ENE
35
NE
35
ENE
35
ENE
35
ENE
25
NE
25
NW
30
WNW
30
WNW
30
WNW
25
WNW
25
WNW
25
WNW
15
W
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
5
SW
0
W
10
NE
5
ENE
10
NE
5
NNE
15
N
5
NNE
15
WNW
10
W
10
W
15
WNW
20
NW
20
NW
15
NW
10
NW
5
WSW
10
W
10
WNW
10
NW
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5:13AM
1.39
5:55PM
1.47
6:09AM
1.40
6:39PM
1.52
6:57AM
1.43
7:17PM
1.56
7:39AM
1.46
7:52PM
1.60
8:18AM
1.48
8:26PM
1.63
8:56AM
1.49
9:00PM
1.64
9:34AM
1.49
9:35PM
1.63
11:11PM
0.52
11:30AM
0.38
12:07AM
0.46
12:19PM
0.37
12:54AM
0.40
1:01PM
0.37
1:34AM
0.33
1:39PM
0.36
2:11AM
0.28
2:16PM
0.36
2:47AM
0.23
2:51PM
0.37
3:23AM
0.21
3:27PM
0.39
3:59AM
0.21

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

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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