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Short Sands Surf Forecast / Maine / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Thursday 02 Feb 2023 EST
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Short Sands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Short Sands sea temperature is 5.0 °C (Statistics for 02 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 3.7 max: 4.9 min: 2.1 °C)
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Short Sands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Short Sands sea temperature is 5.0 °C (Statistics for 02 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 3.7 max: 4.9 min: 2.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update light winds from the W at Sanford Municipal Airport mean that is clean at Short Sands.

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25 km away, 1 h 50 min ago

Light
6 km/h
W
-7.8
5.0
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Short Sands today?

The current surf forecast for Short Sands at 7AM is: 0.5m 10s primary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 12:00am February 02). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 6s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.3m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (EST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (02 Feb)1.5ft (0.5m)10s
Afternoon (02 Feb)1.5ft (0.4m)9s
Evening (02 Feb)1.5ft (0.4m)9s

Table - waves today at Short Sands. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
Monday
06
Tuesday
07
Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
Rating
(10 max)
111110000000000000000000000000000000000000000001220000000000
Swell
Height Map
T maine.htsgw.metric.3.cc23
T maine.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.9.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.15.cc23
T maine.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.33.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.39.cc23
T maine.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.57.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.63.cc23
T maine.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.81.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.87.cc23
T maine.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.105.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.111.cc23
T maine.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.129.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.135.cc23
T maine.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.153.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.159.cc23
T maine.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.177.cc23T maine.htsgw.metric.183.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
N
0.2
N
0.1
N
0.1
N
0.4
W
0.2
WSW
0.4
SW
0.8
SSW
1.2
S
1.1
S
1
S
1.3
S
1.5
S
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.3
SE
0.6
SE
0.7
SE
0.7
SE
1.7
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.3
SSE
1
SE
0.9
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.5
SE
0.4
SE
0.3
SE
Period(s) (?)10101010109999999999999993555333566677121111111110101088888131211107999999999
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)5757504947292828281616168662222202010000000003222232231110323127921191020001621208165402913
Wind
(km/h)
15
W
20
W
20
W
15
WSW
20
WSW
25
SW
25
SW
30
SW
30
SW
30
WSW
35
WNW
35
WNW
40
WNW
40
WNW
35
WNW
35
NW
35
WNW
35
WNW
35
WNW
35
WNW
30
WNW
30
WNW
25
WNW
20
W
15
W
15
WSW
20
SW
20
SW
25
SW
25
SW
20
SW
25
SW
25
SW
20
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
W
15
WNW
10
N
10
N
5
NW
0
N
5
SW
15
SSW
25
S
30
S
25
SSW
25
SW
20
SW
20
SW
30
W
30
W
30
WNW
30
WNW
40
WNW
40
WNW
35
WNW
30
NW
25
WNW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
8:46PM
2.29
8:52AM
2.65
9:35PM
2.33
9:38AM
2.69
10:17PM
2.37
10:18AM
2.73
10:55PM
2.41
10:56AM
2.76
11:29PM
2.45
11:31AM
2.77
12:02AM
2.49
12:05PM
2.76
12:33AM
2.51
12:39PM
2.72
1:04AM
2.55
Low Tide
/ height (m)
2:41AM
0.46
3:28PM
0.12
3:29AM
0.42
4:11PM
0.08
4:11AM
0.37
4:50PM
0.05
4:50AM
0.31
5:25PM
0.03
5:25AM
0.27
5:57PM
0.03
6:00AM
0.23
6:28PM
0.04
6:35AM
0.22
6:59PM
0.06

Note: the tide data above is for Cape Neddick, Maine which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Short Sands.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Short Sands blow from the SW

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Saturday
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Sunday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C-4-6-6-6-302100-6-14-17-18-19-21-22-24-26-26-23-18-15-15-14-11-7-5-334223435764221134555665664-1-3-3-4-4
Feels °C (?)-11-13-13-12-10-8-6-8-9-9-16-25-28-30-30-31-32-34-37-36-33-28-24-23-21-17-14-12-11-5-3-5-5-3-1-20220-2-1-1-2-1-2-2-2-111-3-2-2-4-11-14-13-13-12
Sunrise---6:56-------6:54-------6:54-------6:52-------6:52-------6:50-------6:48-------6:48
Sunset------4:55-------4:57-------4:58-------5:00-------5:00-------5:01-------5:04-----

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