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Cox Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 4.4
Difficulty Level: 2.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.9

Overall: 3.5

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Cox Bay Surf Forecast / Vancouver Island / Canada

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Thursday 15 Apr 2021 PDT
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Cox Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cox Bay sea temperature is 8.9 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 9.5 max: 10.5 min: 8.6 °C)
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Cox Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cox Bay sea temperature is 8.9 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 9.5 max: 10.5 min: 8.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Cox Bay (light winds from the N.(Wind varies from 320 to 020 degs) at Tofino Airport 8 km from Cox Bay).

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1 h 25 min ago

Light
6 km/h
N
Clean
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How big are the waves at Cox Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Cox Bay at 8AM is: 0.9m 18s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.8m 12s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 04:00am April 15). The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (15 Apr)3ft (0.9m)18s
Afternoon (15 Apr)3ft (0.9m)12s
Evening (15 Apr)2ft (0.6m)16s

Table - waves today at Cox 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
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
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T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.5
SW
0.8
W
0.7
SW
1.1
W
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
1
W
0.8
W
1
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
W
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.5
WSW
2
W
1.7
W
1.9
W
1.8
W
1.7
W
1.6
W
1.5
W
1.4
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1
W
0.9
W
0.6
W
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5
NE
5
ENE
5
E
10
SSW
5
W
5
WNW
10
NW
10
NW
5
NNW
5
NNE
5
ESE
5
S
5
W
10
NW
10
NW
5
NNW
5
NNE
5
ENE
5
ESE
5
SSE
0
SSE
5
NW
10
NNW
5
NNW
0
NNE
0
E
5
ESE
10
SSE
5
S
5
WSW
5
NW
0
WSW
5
ENE
5
SSE
5
SSE
10
SSW
5
WNW
20
W
15
WNW
15
NW
10
WNW
0
SW
0
NE
10
S
5
SW
5
WSW
5
WNW
5
ESE
5
SE
10
SE
10
ESE
15
SSE
15
S
15
SW
0
ENE
10
SW
0
SE
5
SE
10
SE
15
SSE
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on
cross-
on
crossglassglasscrossglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglassoffcrossglassglasscrosscross-
on
glassglassglasscrossglassglassglassglassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscrosscross-
on
glassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
glasscross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
2:52AM
3.32
3:52PM
2.90
3:21AM
3.25
4:33PM
2.78
3:53AM
3.15
5:22PM
2.65
4:31AM
3.04
6:22PM
2.55
5:19AM
2.91
7:36PM
2.52
6:25AM
2.80
8:50PM
2.58
7:51AM
2.75
9:48PM
2.72
9:15AM
2.81
9:31AM
0.65
9:20PM
1.52
10:08AM
0.73
9:54PM
1.67
10:49AM
0.83
10:34PM
1.81
11:39AM
0.95
11:25PM
1.93
12:43PM
1.03
12:40AM
1.98
1:56PM
1.03
2:11AM
1.91
3:03PM
0.96
3:27AM
1.70

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

Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
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