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Cowries ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Cowries Surf Forecast / NSW – Illawarra / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 AEST
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Cowries surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cowries sea temperature is 20.3 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 20.3 max: 22.2 min: 18.7 °C)
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Cowries surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cowries sea temperature is 20.3 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 20.3 max: 22.2 min: 18.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Cowries (calm at Albion Park 8 km from Cowries).

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1 h 43 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
SSE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Cowries today?

The current surf forecast for Cowries at 7AM is: 0.9m 9s primary swell from a East direction and 0.1m 6s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 03:00am May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 2.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)3ft (0.9m)9s
Afternoon (11 May)2.5ft (0.8m)9s
Evening (11 May)2.5ft (0.8m)9s

Table - waves today at Cowries. (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
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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ENE
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
1.6
S
1.8
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.5
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.6
E
1.4
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.2
ENE
1
ENE
1
E
1.6
SSE
1.9
S
1.6
S
1.2
S
0.9
E
1
E
1
E
1
S
0.9
S
0.9
S
1.5
S
3.5
S
3.5
S
3
S
2.3
S
2.1
S
2
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.5
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.2
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.4
SSE
2.5
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
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10
WNW
15
WNW
5
WNW
5
N
5
W
5
SSE
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
S
20
S
20
S
15
SSW
15
SW
20
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
5
W
0
SW
10
WNW
20
W
25
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
W
20
SW
5
SSE
5
NE
15
W
20
W
20
W
20
W
20
WNW
25
WNW
35
W
35
WSW
35
WSW
30
SW
25
SW
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
5
SSE
10
NE
15
WNW
25
WNW
25
W
25
W
30
WSW
25
WSW
15
SW
15
SSW
15
SSW
20
SSW
20
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
5
SW
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscrossglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
glassoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffglasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffglass
7:55AM
1.16
8:05PM
1.47
8:34AM
1.13
8:37PM
1.48
9:13AM
1.09
9:12PM
1.48
9:53AM
1.04
9:47PM
1.45
10:35AM
1.00
10:26PM
1.42
11:21AM
0.96
11:09PM
1.38
12:14PM
0.94
11:57PM
1.35
1:59AM
0.25
1:42PM
0.31
2:37AM
0.22
2:14PM
0.34
3:16AM
0.21
2:46PM
0.38
3:55AM
0.22
3:19PM
0.42
4:37AM
0.24
3:55PM
0.46
5:21AM
0.27
4:36PM
0.51
6:10AM
0.30
5:24PM
0.55
7:03AM
0.30

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Cowries blow from the WSW

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
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clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
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clear
clear
clear
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clear
clear
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clear
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