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Minutes ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Minutes Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 2.6 °C

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Friday, 10 April 2020, 02:56 Local time
Friday 10
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 6 7 9 9
Wind (km/h) 40
ESE 55
ESE 30
SSW 40
Wind State cross-

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Minutes in East Shore is an exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds are from the north northwest with some shelter here from west northwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. A right hand reef break The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

Nova-Scotia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cole Harbour, 7 km from Minutes.

IS AT (local time)

Minutes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Halifax, 7 km from Minutes.

wind obs. (27 kph from 64 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
1 °C

Current weather near Minutes

Buoy Data:

At Halifax Harbour Buoy, 9 miles from Minutes.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 11 9 11 9

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Overall Minutes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Tide stations nearest to Minutes:

  • Closest tide station
    Cole Harbour
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Bedford Institute
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Chezzetcook Inlet
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Sambro Harbour
    14 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Minutes is Shearwater (Halifax) Airport (YAW) in Canada, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Minutes is Halifax International Airport (YHZ), also in Canada, 29 km (18 miles) away.
  • Third is Greenwood Airport (YZX) in Canada, 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Charlottetown Airport (YYG) in Canada is 186 km (116 miles) away.
  • Greater Moncton International Airport (YQM), also in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Minutes and is 192 km (119 miles) away.
Minutes break location map and break info

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