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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 pm Saturday 08 May 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 11.0 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.8 max: 12.3 min: 9.2 °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 11.0 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.8 max: 12.3 min: 9.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Cox Bay (light winds from the NE at TofinoAirport 9 km from Cox Bay).

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1 h 34 min ago

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

The current surf forecast for Cox Bay at 10PM is: 1.1m 8s primary swell from a West direction and 0.4m 14s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 04:00pm May 08). An open ocean swell of 0.2m 2s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (08 May)--
Afternoon (08 May)4ft (1.2m)9s
Evening (08 May)3.5ft (1.1m)8s

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
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
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T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
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W
1.2
WSW
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1.4
W
1.6
W
2
W
2.3
W
2.1
W
2.3
WNW
1.8
W
1.2
W
1.5
W
1.2
W
1.6
W
1.8
WNW
0.8
W
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.3
W
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
W
0.9
W
0.8
W
1.7
WNW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.3
WNW
2.1
WNW
2.3
WNW
3
WNW
2
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.9
WNW
2.4
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
2.5
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.8
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.1
WNW
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E
15
ENE
10
E
10
ESE
5
E
5
NNE
5
NW
10
WNW
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
10
NNW
5
NNE
5
NE
0
SE
5
SW
10
W
20
WNW
15
WNW
20
WNW
15
NW
5
NNW
5
SSE
5
W
10
W
10
W
10
NW
10
NW
15
WNW
10
WNW
5
WNW
10
W
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
10
WNW
0
WNW
5
SE
5
SW
10
WSW
10
W
10
W
0
WSW
10
SE
5
SE
5
SSE
10
SSW
15
W
25
WNW
35
WNW
35
NW
40
NW
20
NNW
10
NW
10
W
15
W
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
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cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
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on
onononglasscross-
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cross-
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glasscross-
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on
cross-
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cross-
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11:48AM
2.88
11:53PM
3.23
12:32PM
2.93
12:22AM
3.29
1:12PM
2.95
12:51AM
3.33
1:49PM
2.96
1:19AM
3.34
2:25PM
2.94
1:48AM
3.34
3:02PM
2.90
2:17AM
3.30
3:40PM
2.84
2:49AM
3.24
4:21PM
2.77
5:39PM
1.10
6:23AM
0.78
6:15PM
1.18
6:57AM
0.64
6:49PM
1.27
7:30AM
0.53
7:21PM
1.37
8:02AM
0.47
7:52PM
1.46
8:36AM
0.45
8:23PM
1.55
9:10AM
0.48
8:57PM
1.64
9:47AM
0.55
9:35PM
1.73

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

Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
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