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Hopscotch ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Hopscotch Surf Forecast / Efate / Vanuatu

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Thursday 25 Feb 2021 VUT
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Hopscotch surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Hopscotch sea temperature is 29.5 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.5 max: 29.9 min: 26.9 °C)
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Hopscotch surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Hopscotch sea temperature is 29.5 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.5 max: 29.9 min: 26.9 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Hopscotch (moderate winds from the ESE at Bauerfield-efate Il 27 km from Hopscotch). 1.4m 8 s period wind swell from ESE

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27 km away, 3 h 11 min ago

Moderate
28 km/h
ESE
30.7
29.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Hopscotch this week:

The surf forecast for Hopscotch over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Mar 03) at 5AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.8m and 7s period with a secondary swell of 0.8m and 12s. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Hopscotch in the next 7 days are 2.3m 13s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Mar 01) at 5PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.8m 10s period and expected on Wednesday (Mar 03) at 8AM.

Wave TypeTime (VUT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 5AM (Wed 3rd Mar)6ft (1.8m) 7s
Best Surf 5AM (Wed 3rd Mar)6ft (1.8m) 7s
Most Powerful 5PM (Mon 1st Mar)7.5ft (2.3m) 13s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Hopscotch over the next 7 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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T newcaledonia.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T newcaledonia.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T newcaledonia.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T newcaledonia.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T newcaledonia.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T newcaledonia.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T newcaledonia.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
1.6
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.8
ESE
1.3
ESE
2.3
ESE
2.5
ESE
3
ESE
3
SE
2.1
SE
1.9
SSE
2.4
SSE
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
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376338313241336439400383381346413116956316776658141355456320517215178156
30
ESE
25
ESE
25
ESE
25
ESE
25
ESE
25
ESE
25
ESE
25
SE
20
ESE
25
ESE
30
ESE
25
SE
30
ESE
35
ESE
35
SE
40
SE
45
SE
25
SE
30
SSE
40
S
25
SSW
20
SSE
20
SSE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
onon
3:50PM
1.30
5:03AM
1.19
4:32PM
1.34
5:38AM
1.25
5:15PM
1.36
6:14AM
1.29
5:59PM
1.35
6:52AM
1.32
6:47PM
1.30
7:31AM
1.32
7:39PM
1.23
8:14AM
1.31
8:38PM
1.14
9:02AM
1.27
9:56AM
0.54
10:34PM
0.10
10:37AM
0.49
11:11PM
0.06
11:19AM
0.43
11:48PM
0.05
12:03PM
0.38
12:27AM
0.08
12:49PM
0.35
1:07AM
0.15
1:39PM
0.32
1:51AM
0.25
2:34PM
0.31
2:39AM
0.36

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

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
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clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
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5:43--5:43--5:43--5:43--5:43--5:45--5:45--5:45-
-6:14--6:13--6:12--6:12--6:10--6:09--6:08--6:08

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Thu afternoon, min 26°C on Fri night). Mainly fresh winds.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 32mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Wed morning, min 26°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SE on Tue afternoon, light winds from the ESE by Tue night).

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Information about the Hopscotch Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Hopscotch provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Hopscotch can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Hopscotch 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 (Hopscotch) 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 Hopscotch 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.

Are you planning a holiday in Efate? If you are looking for accommodation near Hopscotch, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Efate, consider staying in Port Vila which is 24 km (15 miles) away.