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Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 1.7

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Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) Surf Forecast / Vancouver Island / Canada

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Saturday 15 May 2021 PDT
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Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) sea temperature is 11.4 °C (Statistics for 15 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.8 max: 12.4 min: 9.4 °C)
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Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) sea temperature is 11.4 °C (Statistics for 15 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.8 max: 12.4 min: 9.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) (light winds from the NNW at Estevan Pt. (mar 37 km from Nootka Island (Calvin Bay)).

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37 km away, 1 h 27 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
NNW
9.6
11.4
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) this week:

The surf forecast for Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 15) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.7m and 18s period with a secondary swell of 0.6m and 9s. Another secondary swell of 0.7m and 5s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) in the next 12 days are 2.0m 11s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (May 19) at 8PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Sat 15th May)2.5ft (0.7m) 18s
Best Surf11PM (Tue 18th May)4.5ft (1.3m) 12s
Most Powerful 8PM (Wed 19th May)6.5ft (2.0m) 11s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) over the next 12 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
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
101122333233203224203113333333210002
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T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.234.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.258.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.282.cc23
0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SW
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.3
WSW
1.1
W
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
1.8
WNW
1.8
WNW
2.1
WNW
2
WNW
1.6
W
1.7
WNW
0.5
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
1.2
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.4
SSW
0.8
WSW
0.4
SW
1
W
1818161616171716161212121120198788872020191818911101099148178
319276271334339386373330258365353486302216205358336501489294286225407283373356232387281205147137828475143
15
WNW
25
WNW
15
NW
20
WNW
15
WNW
10
WNW
10
SSE
10
ESE
5
SSW
10
SSE
10
WSW
10
N
10
WNW
25
WNW
15
N
10
WNW
15
WNW
10
N
15
WNW
20
WNW
5
NW
15
SSE
25
SSE
15
ESE
10
S
10
WNW
5
N
5
WSW
5
SW
5
ESE
15
ESE
15
SE
10
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
5
W
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
onglasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
4:31PM
2.75
3:19AM
3.17
5:21PM
2.68
3:58AM
3.05
6:16PM
2.65
4:46AM
2.91
7:15PM
2.68
5:48AM
2.78
8:09PM
2.78
7:08AM
2.69
8:56PM
2.95
8:32AM
2.69
9:38PM
3.15
9:49AM
2.77
10:18PM
3.38
10:56AM
2.91
10:59PM
3.60
11:57AM
3.05
11:41PM
3.79
12:53PM
3.16
12:24AM
3.92
1:47PM
3.21
1:09AM
3.96
9:47AM
0.54
9:32PM
1.87
10:29AM
0.64
10:15PM
1.97
11:14AM
0.75
11:10PM
2.04
12:05PM
0.84
12:23AM
2.04
1:01PM
0.91
1:45AM
1.91
1:59PM
0.96
2:58AM
1.64
2:56PM
1.01
3:59AM
1.28
3:50PM
1.06
4:51AM
0.86
4:42PM
1.12
5:40AM
0.46
5:31PM
1.19
6:28AM
0.12
6:20PM
1.27
7:16AM
-0.11
7:09PM
1.36

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) blow from the NE

Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
heavy rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
heavy rain
clearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudslight rainrain shwrsheavy rainrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearsome cloudsclearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearsome cloudscloudycloudylight rainlight rainlight rainmod. rainheavy rain
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161615121210109891099111111121113131111121113131213131211121111129
111410111110108779571058128101291012911121011131111111011119
151513101089887987881010101211991091212111312121010109108
5:41--5:41--5:39--5:37--5:37--5:35--5:35--5:33--5:31--5:31--5:30--5:28--
-9:05--9:06--9:07--9:08--9:09--9:12--9:13--9:14--9:15--9:16--9:17--9:19-

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Very mild (max 16°C on Sat morning, min 7°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Very mild (max 12°C on Thu afternoon, min 5°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 13°C on Fri morning, min 9°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Wed night. Very mild (max 13°C on Mon morning, min 9°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Nootka Island (Calvin Bay) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Nootka Island (Calvin 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 (Nootka Island (Calvin 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 Nootka Island (Calvin 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.

Are you planning a holiday in Vancouver Island? If you are looking for accommodation near Nootka Island, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Vancouver Island, consider staying in Tahsis which is 37 km (23 miles) away. Alternatively, find information about places to stay and car hire in Gold River which is 41 km (25 miles) away