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Fontana ratings
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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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Fontana (fresh winds from the NE at Amílcar Cabral International Airport 4 km from Fontana). 0.7m 9 s period swell from N with 2.1m 7 s period wind swell from NE
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Moderate
35 km/h
NE
Cross-Off
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Fontana Surf Forecast / Sal / Cape Verde

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Wednesday 23 Oct 2019 CVT

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 27.7 °C (Statistics for 23 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 26.4 max: 27.3 min: 25.5 °C)

Wednesday 23Thursday 24Fri
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
1
1
3
1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
N
2
NNE
2.1
NNE
2.1
NNE
0.8
N
0.8
N
0.8
N
1.7
NNE
0.6
N
1.3
N
0.8
N
1.5
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.4
NNE
1.3
NNE
Period(s) (?)1177810101081010108888888
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)19241849550812512312337468301115253224178257231231196
Wind
(km/h)
35
NNE
35
NNE
40
NNE
35
NE
30
NE
30
NE
30
NE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
30
N
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
20
N
20
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
Wind State(?)crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)

3:22AM
0.70



4:32PM
0.58



4:46AM
0.75




5:41PM
0.65



Low Tide
/ height (m)



10:18AM
0.22



10:17PM
0.27




11:30AM
0.15



11:30PM
0.21

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.
 Wednesday 23Thursday 24Fri
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
222221222222222222222122222222222323
Chill °C (?)
222221222222222222222122222222222323
Sunrise
--6:26-------6:26-------
Sunset
-----6:05-------6:04----

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