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Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.9
Difficulty Level: 3.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 3.1

Overall: 4.0

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Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) Surf Forecast / Vancouver Island / Canada

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Sunday 17 Jan 2021 PST
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Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) sea temperature is 8.6 °C (Statistics for 17 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 8.4 max: 9.5 min: 6.6 °C)
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Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) sea temperature is 8.6 °C (Statistics for 17 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 8.4 max: 9.5 min: 6.6 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Vancouver Island

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) (moderate winds from the WNW at Tofino Airport 10 km from Tofino (North Chestermans Beach)). 3.0m 13 s period swell from WSW with an additional 2.7m 19 s period swell from WSW

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1 h 36 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
WNW
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) today?

The current surf forecast for Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) at 5PM is: 2.4m 19s primary swell from a West-southwest direction and 2.5m 13s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 09:00am January 17). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (PST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (17 Jan)10ft (3.0m)13s
Afternoon (17 Jan)10ft (3.0m)13s
Evening (17 Jan)13ft (4.0m)18s

Table - waves today at Tofino (North Chestermans Beach). (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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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)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
17
Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wed
20
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
3400411111111116555544445544
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.5
WSW
4
WSW
4
WSW
4
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3
W
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.2
W
1.9
WSW
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.8
W
1.9
WSW
2.1
W
2.1
WSW
2.1
W
2.5
W
1213131918181717161615151414141313131315141316
263226822532348447091069298618240671551864296337524441949134710341018112112492070165716092963
15
NW
15
NW
20
WNW
25
NW
20
NW
10
NNE
5
NE
5
ENE
5
E
5
ENE
5
SSW
0
SSW
5
NNE
10
E
5
E
5
NE
5
ESE
10
ESE
10
SE
10
ESE
0
NE
15
NW
10
NNW
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
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off
glassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscrosscross
3:13PM
3.28
4:15AM
3.31
3:58PM
3.04
4:55AM
3.26
4:50PM
2.81
9:22AM
1.60
9:42PM
0.86
10:12AM
1.61
10:18PM
1.13
11:07AM
1.62
10:57PM
1.40

Note: the tide data above is for Tofino, British Columbia which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Tofino (North Chestermans Beach).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Tofino (North Chestermans Beach) blow from the ENE

Sunday
17
Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wed
20
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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