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Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.4

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Watamu Bay Surf Forecast / Kenya / Kenya

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 2 pm Thursday 22 Apr 2021 EAT
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Watamu Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Watamu Bay sea temperature is 28.2 °C (Statistics for 22 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 28.9 max: 29.5 min: 28.1 °C)
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Watamu Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Watamu Bay sea temperature is 28.2 °C (Statistics for 22 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 28.9 max: 29.5 min: 28.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-onshore wind has turned cross-shore at Watamu Bay (fresh winds from the SSW at Malindi Airport 17 km from Watamu Bay).

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17 km away, 1 h 25 min ago

Moderate
30 km/h
SSW
29.0
28.2
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Watamu Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Watamu Bay at 6PM is: 1.1m 10s primary swell from a Southeast direction and 0.1m 14s secondary swell from a South direction, 1.2m 7s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 02:00pm April 22). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (EAT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (22 Apr)--
Afternoon (22 Apr)3ft (0.9m)10s
Evening (22 Apr)3.5ft (1.1m)10s

Table - waves today at Watamu Bay. (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
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
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T uganda.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T uganda.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T uganda.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T uganda.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T uganda.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
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0.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.2
SE
1.3
SE
1.3
SE
1.5
SE
1.5
SE
1.8
SSE
1.9
SSE
1.6
SE
1.5
SE
1.4
SE
1.4
SE
1.4
SE
1.4
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.1
SSE
1
SSE
1
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1
SE
1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.7
SE
0.7
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.7
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
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30
S
30
SSE
25
SSE
20
S
20
S
25
SSW
20
SSW
30
S
30
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
15
SSW
20
S
20
S
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
SE
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
S
15
S
20
S
15
S
15
SSE
15
S
15
SSE
15
S
15
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
S
10
SSW
15
SSW
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSW
15
S
20
SSE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
10
S
10
S
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
1:08PM
2.08
1:07AM
2.38
1:54PM
2.43
2:01AM
2.63
2:31PM
2.80
2:45AM
2.87
3:06PM
3.16
3:25AM
3.05
3:42PM
3.46
4:04AM
3.15
4:18PM
3.67
4:42AM
3.17
4:55PM
3.75
5:21AM
3.08
5:34PM
3.68
6:57PM
1.21
7:36AM
0.79
7:55PM
0.86
8:16AM
0.53
8:40PM
0.49
8:52AM
0.29
9:20PM
0.16
9:27AM
0.10
9:59PM
-0.09
10:03AM
-0.02
10:39PM
-0.23
10:39AM
-0.06
11:18PM
-0.23
11:16AM
0.01

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 Watamu Bay blow from the NW

Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM
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thunderstorm
partially cloudy
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thunderstorm
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
cloudy
cloudy
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cloudy
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partially cloudy
clear
clear
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clear
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clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
clear
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clear
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