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Western Head Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Western Head Reef Surf Forecast / Nova Scotia / Canada

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 2 pm Tuesday 11 May 2021 ADT
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Western Head Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Western Head Reef sea temperature is 5.9 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 5.3 max: 7.2 min: 4.2 °C)
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Western Head Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Western Head Reef sea temperature is 5.9 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 5.3 max: 7.2 min: 4.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 2 km away suggest it is still onshore at Western Head Reef (fresh winds from the SSW at WesternHead(mars)).

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Moderate
30 km/h
SSW
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Western Head Reef today?

The current surf forecast for Western Head Reef at 8PM is: 0.8m 5s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.2m 13s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 02:00pm May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.8m 9s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (ADT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)--
Afternoon (11 May)1ft (0.3m)13s
Evening (11 May)2.5ft (0.8m)5s

Table - waves today at Western Head Reef. (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
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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E
0.3
E
0.2
E
0.8
SSW
0.2
E
0.9
SSW
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.1
E
0.2
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.4
SSW
0.8
SW
0.2
E
0.6
SW
0.2
E
0.6
SSW
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
E
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
E
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.3
SE
0.5
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.5
S
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15
SSW
25
SSW
25
SW
20
SW
15
SW
25
WNW
15
WSW
15
W
15
WSW
10
WSW
10
NW
15
NNE
10
NW
10
W
10
WNW
10
NW
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
NW
20
W
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
W
20
WNW
20
NW
20
NW
15
NW
10
N
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
NE
5
SE
10
SSE
20
SSE
15
S
10
S
10
SW
10
WNW
5
WNW
10
SSW
20
SSW
25
SW
25
SW
15
SW
10
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
10
SW
15
SW
10
NNW
10
ESE
15
NNE
10
NNE
10
NE
15
ENE
15
E
25
E
20
ESE
25
ESE
30
ESE
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on
cross-
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off
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cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
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cross-
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9:12AM
1.57
9:14PM
1.67
9:52AM
1.56
9:50PM
1.65
10:30AM
1.53
10:26PM
1.61
11:08AM
1.50
11:02PM
1.57
11:45AM
1.46
11:38PM
1.53
12:22PM
1.42
12:15AM
1.50
1:01PM
1.40
12:55AM
1.47
1:44PM
1.39
3:09PM
0.36
3:37AM
0.12
3:38PM
0.39
4:07AM
0.12
4:08PM
0.43
4:40AM
0.15
4:41PM
0.47
5:16AM
0.20
5:18PM
0.52
5:58AM
0.25
6:03PM
0.57
6:47AM
0.30
6:59PM
0.61
7:42AM
0.33
8:05PM
0.63

Note: the tide data above is for Liverpool Bay, Nova Scotia which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Western Head Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Western Head Reef blow from the NNE

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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light rain
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clear
clear
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clear
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clear
clear
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clear
clear
clear
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cloudy
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