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Fortuneswell/West Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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  1. weather stationWind Update The cross-on wind has turned onshore at Fortuneswell/West Bay (fresh winds from the SSW at Isle Of Portland 6 km from Fortuneswell/West Bay). 0.9m 13 s period swell from W with 2.8m 7 s period wind swell from SW
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Moderate
33 km/h
SSW
Onshore
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Fortuneswell/West Bay Surf Forecast / South Coast / UK

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Thursday 17 Oct 2019 BST

Fortuneswell/West Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Fortuneswell/West Bay sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 17 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 15.7 min: 13.3 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2
SW
2.5
SW
3
WSW
3
SW
2.5
SW
1.8
SW
1.2
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.5
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0.3
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0.3
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0.3
WSW
Period(s) (?)67887668887786771514131211118
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)2867639881191627261991083515542144541614252313
Wind
(km/h)
40
SW
45
SSW
50
WSW
50
WSW
40
SW
30
WSW
30
W
20
W
15
NNE
25
N
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N
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N
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N
15
NNE
15
NE
5
ENE
10
E
15
NE
15
ENE
15
NNE
15
NNW
10
WSW
15
W
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

9:52PM
2.08
10:10AM
2.12

10:28PM
1.99
10:46AM
2.04

11:07PM
1.86
11:27AM
1.90

11:54PM
1.68
12:17PM
1.74

8:36PM 12:57AM
0.92 1.50
8:56AM
1.09
1:27PM
1.59
8:57PM 2:26AM
0.88 1.42
9:21AM
1.05
2:54PM
1.56
9:19PM
0.81



Low Tide
/ height (m)

2:57AM
0.31

3:22PM
0.36
3:39AM
0.37

4:08PM
0.40

4:23AM
0.45
4:53PM
0.46

5:07AM
0.56
5:41PM
0.57
9:23PM
0.91
5:55AM 9:58AM
0.72 1.07
6:41PM
0.71
10:38PM
0.80
7:04AM 11:12AM
0.89 0.94

8:16PM 11:42PM
0.79 0.62



Note: the tide data above is for Portland, England which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fortuneswell/West Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Fortuneswell/West Bay blow from the N.
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Summary
rain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearsome cloudssome cloudsmod. rainsome cloudsclearclear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
1514141413131311111210101110111212111211121313
Low °C
141213131312121191189109811991211111313
Chill °C (?)
13111111101011991077981012119109111212
Sunrise
--7:37--7:39--7:39--7:41--7:43--7:45--7:47--
Sunset
6:13--6:10--6:08--6:07--6:05--6:02--6:00--5:59-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Thu night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Thu afternoon, min 8°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Fri morning, light winds from the NNW by Sat night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Thu afternoon, min 8°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Fortuneswell/West Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Fortuneswell/West Bay provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Fortuneswell/West Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Fortuneswell/West Bay surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Fortuneswell/West Bay) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Fortuneswell/West Bay may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Fortuneswell/West Bay is 2 km (1 miles) from the city of Portland. If you plan a holiday in South Coast of England, look for hotels and other accommodation in Portland. Portland has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.