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West Passage (Babelthuap) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.7

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West Passage (Babelthuap) Surf Forecast / Palau / Palau

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 8 am Thursday 15 Apr 2021 PWT
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West Passage (Babelthuap) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's West Passage (Babelthuap) sea temperature is 29.9 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 28.8 max: 29.4 min: 28.1 °C)
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West Passage (Babelthuap) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's West Passage (Babelthuap) sea temperature is 29.9 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 28.8 max: 29.4 min: 28.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at West Passage (Babelthuap) (fresh winds from the WSW at Babelthuap (Palau)/Roman Tmetuchl International Airport 21 km from West Passage (Babelthuap)).

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21 km away, 49 min ago

Moderate
33 km/h
WSW
24.0
29.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for West Passage (Babelthuap) this week:

The surf forecast for West Passage (Babelthuap) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (Apr 17) at 12PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 3.5m and 9s period with a secondary swell of 0.7m and 10s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at West Passage (Babelthuap) in the next 12 days are 3.5m 15s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Apr 20) at 6PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 2.1m 8s period and expected on Sunday (Apr 18) at 12AM.

Wave TypeTime (PWT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)12PM (Sat 17th Apr)11ft (3.5m) 9s
Best Surf 9AM (Tue 20th Apr)11ft (3.5m) 15s
Most Powerful 6PM (Tue 20th Apr)11ft (3.5m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for West Passage (Babelthuap) 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
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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T philippines.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T philippines.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T philippines.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T philippines.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T philippines.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T philippines.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
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2.2
NNE
2.3
NNE
3
W
4
WSW
4.5
WSW
4
WSW
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
3
WNW
3
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
3
NW
3
NW
2.4
NW
3.5
NW
3.5
NW
3.5
NW
3
NNW
3
NNW
3
NNW
3
NNW
3
NNW
3
NNW
3
N
3
N
3
N
3
N
3
N
3
NNE
3
NNE
2.5
NNE
2.4
NNE
2.5
NNE
2.4
NNE
2.3
NNE
101078999910111112141415151515141414161515151516161615151414141413
9041004782193829242588203914801739193915311751327837252425525554415330406135453334453238483478352233144226439340893286329528402110232521531648
45
W
50
WSW
55
WSW
70
SW
75
SW
60
SW
45
SW
45
SW
35
SSW
35
SW
35
SW
30
SSW
30
SW
30
SW
20
SW
25
SSW
25
SW
25
SW
20
SW
20
SW
25
SW
25
SW
25
SW
20
SSW
20
SSW
25
SSW
10
WSW
15
SSW
20
SSW
15
SW
20
W
15
SSW
10
SW
15
SSW
20
W
15
WSW
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross
9:18PM
1.65
8:53AM
1.73
9:54PM
1.58
9:23AM
1.68
10:35PM
1.48
9:57AM
1.61
11:26PM
1.39
10:39AM
1.53
12:30AM
1.32
11:36AM
1.44
1:52AM
1.30
12:56PM
1.37
3:15AM
1.34
2:31PM
1.37
4:16AM
1.45
3:56PM
1.46
5:01AM
1.57
5:03PM
1.58
5:39AM
1.70
5:58PM
1.72
6:14AM
1.82
6:47PM
1.82
2:45PM
0.18
2:48AM
0.70
3:13PM
0.23
3:11AM
0.80
3:46PM
0.30
3:37AM
0.90
4:27PM
0.37
4:11AM
0.98
5:22PM
0.45
5:09AM
1.05
6:42PM
0.50
7:24AM
1.07
8:15PM
0.50
9:12AM
0.96
9:31PM
0.44
10:15AM
0.77
10:29PM
0.37
11:03AM
0.55
11:17PM
0.31
11:45AM
0.32
11:59PM
0.30
12:24PM
0.12
12:38AM
0.33

Note: the tide data above is for West Passage, Palau Islands which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for West Passage (Babelthuap).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at West Passage (Babelthuap) blow from the SE

Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
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thunderstorm
heavy rain
thunderstorm
heavy rain
heavy rain
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
light rain
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
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5:52--5:52--5:52--5:52--5:52--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:48--5:48--
-6:09--6:09--6:09--6:09--6:09--6:09--6:09--6:09--6:09--6:09--6:09--6:09-

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 717mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Warm (max 28°C on Sat morning, min 24°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Fri morning, fresh winds from the SSW by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 30mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Warm (max 29°C on Mon morning, min 28°C on Sun morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 52mm), heaviest during Thu night. Warm (max 29°C on Wed morning, min 27°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 44mm), heaviest during Sun night. Warm (max 29°C on Sat morning, min 26°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the West Passage (Babelthuap) Surf forecast

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

West Pass is 35 km (22 miles) from Fairhope. If you plan a vacation in Alabama, look for hotels and other accommodation in Fairhope. Fairhope has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.