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Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Fontana Surf Forecast / Sal / Cape Verde

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Monday 10 May 2021 CVT
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Fontana surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fontana sea temperature is 22.5 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 23.7 min: 21.5 °C)
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Fontana surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fontana sea temperature is 22.5 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 23.7 min: 21.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Fontana (moderate winds from the NE at Amílcar Cabral International Airport 4 km from Fontana).

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1 h 36 min ago

Moderate
20 km/h
NE
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Fontana today?

The current surf forecast for Fontana at 1AM is: 1.4m 7s primary swell from a North-northeast direction and 0.6m 10s secondary swell from a Northwest direction (forecast issued at 10:00pm May 10). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 11s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (CVT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)5ft (1.5m)7s
Afternoon (11 May)2.5ft (0.7m)15s
Evening (11 May)3ft (0.9m)15s

Table - waves today at Fontana. (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
Mon
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tue
18
8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
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T guinea.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T guinea.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T guinea.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T guinea.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T guinea.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T guinea.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T guinea.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T guinea.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.192.cc23T guinea.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
1.4
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.6
NNE
0.7
N
0.8
N
0.9
N
1
N
1
N
1.1
N
1.1
N
1.1
N
1.1
N
1.1
N
1.2
N
1.9
NNE
2
NNE
2
NNE
2
NNE
1.9
NNE
1.2
N
1.2
N
1.2
N
1.2
N
1.1
N
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.8
NNE
1.8
NNE
2
NNE
2.4
NNE
2.1
NNE
2.5
NNE
2.2
NNE
1.9
NNE
2.1
NNE
2.1
NNE
1.9
NNE
1.8
NNE
2.1
NNE
1.9
NNE
2.2
NNE
2.1
NNE
1.9
NNE
1.9
NNE
1.9
NNE
1.8
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.8
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.7
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.4
NNE
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25
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
25
NE
25
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
35
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
N
30
N
30
NNE
35
NNE
35
NNE
30
NNE
30
NE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
35
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
35
NNE
35
NNE
45
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
30
NE
30
NE
25
NE
25
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
20
NE
25
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
25
NE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
N
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
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cross-
off
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8:02PM
0.79
8:21AM
0.82
8:34PM
0.79
8:50AM
0.85
9:06PM
0.78
9:20AM
0.85
9:38PM
0.75
9:52AM
0.85
10:11PM
0.72
10:25AM
0.83
10:44PM
0.68
11:00AM
0.79
11:21PM
0.64
11:41AM
0.76
12:05AM
0.59
2:10AM
0.09
2:31PM
0.09
2:38AM
0.09
3:04PM
0.08
3:07AM
0.09
3:37PM
0.08
3:36AM
0.11
4:11PM
0.11
4:06AM
0.14
4:47PM
0.14
4:38AM
0.17
5:26PM
0.18
5:14AM
0.20
6:11PM
0.22

Note: the tide data above is for Alibaba which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fontana.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Fontana blow from the ESE

Mon
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
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Monday
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Tue
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cloudy
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cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
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clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
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