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Port Renfrew ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.4

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Port Renfrew Spot ID

Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.3 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2020, 11:33 Local time
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8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 15
SSE 10
SSE 15
SW
Wind State cross cross-
on
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Port Renfrew in Vancouver Island is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

British-Columbia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For Port Renfrew, British Columbia, 4 km from Port Renfrew.

IS AT (local time)

Port Renfrew Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP5988, 18 km from Port Renfrew.

fresh winds from the SE

km/h
Air temperature
8.8 °C

Current weather near Port Renfrew

Buoy Data:

At Neah Bay Buoy, 13 miles from Port Renfrew.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
1.1
1.1
1.1
Dominant period (s) 16 16 8 8

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Overall Port Renfrew Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Surf stats for Port Renfrew: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Port Renfrew: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Port Renfrew Location Maps

Port Renfrew Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Port Renfrew:

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Wave buoys nearest to Port Renfrew:

Tide stations nearest to Port Renfrew:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Renfrew
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Neah Bay
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Tatoosh Island, Cape Flattery, Strait of Juan de Fuca
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Makah Bay
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Sekiu
    20 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Port Renfrew is Nanaimo Airport (YCD) in Canada, 72 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Port Renfrew is Victoria International Airport (YYJ), also in Canada, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW) in USA, 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Tofino Airport (YAZ) in Canada is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR), also in Canada is the fifth nearest airport to Port Renfrew and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
Port Renfrew break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Port Renfrew sea temperature, Port Renfrew photographs, Port Renfrew detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Port Renfrew webcams, current wind from Vancouver Island live weather stations and Port Renfrew tide predictions. The Canada swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Canada and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Canada wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Port Renfrew.