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Wickaninnish ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.4

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Wickaninnish Surf Forecast / Vancouver Island / Canada

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Wednesday 05 May 2021 PDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Wickaninnish surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Wickaninnish sea temperature is 11.2 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.8 max: 12.7 min: 9.2 °C)
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Wickaninnish surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Wickaninnish sea temperature is 11.2 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 10.8 max: 12.7 min: 9.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Wickaninnish (light winds from the WNW at TofinoAirport 9 km from Wickaninnish).

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1 h 26 min ago

Light
15 km/h
WNW
Offshore
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How big are the waves at Wickaninnish today?

The current surf forecast for Wickaninnish at 12AM is: 1.0m 11s primary swell from a West direction and 0.5m 16s secondary swell from a Southwest direction, 0.3m 3s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 10:00pm May 05). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)1.5ft (0.5m)16s
Afternoon (06 May)4.5ft (1.4m)6s
Evening (06 May)6ft (1.9m)7s

Table - waves today at Wickaninnish. (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
Wed
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thu
13
8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
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T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.192.cc23T alaskaunitedstates.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
1.1
W
1
W
0.9
W
0.8
W
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
1.4
SSE
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
1.6
W
1.6
W
1.5
W
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.7
W
2
W
2
W
2
W
1.8
W
1.7
W
1.4
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1
W
1
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
1
W
1.1
W
1.7
W
2
W
1.2
W
3
WNW
2.1
W
1.7
W
1
W
1
W
1
W
0.9
W
0.8
W
0.7
W
0.6
W
1
W
1.1
W
1
W
1.1
W
1.4
W
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
2
WNW
2.2
WNW
2
WNW
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.8
W
2.2
W
3
WNW
1.9
W
1.7
W
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15
SE
10
E
15
SE
20
ESE
25
ESE
30
ESE
30
SSE
30
WNW
15
NW
10
WNW
10
NW
10
NW
15
NW
25
WNW
35
WNW
40
WNW
40
WNW
30
WNW
15
NW
10
NW
10
NW
15
W
10
WSW
0
SW
0
S
5
ESE
0
E
5
NNW
5
NW
10
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
5
ENE
10
ESE
10
E
0
NE
5
WSW
15
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
10
NW
15
NW
10
NW
5
WNW
10
W
15
W
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
WNW
10
WNW
15
WNW
25
WNW
30
WNW
25
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NW
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on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
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on
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off
cross-
off
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off
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off
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off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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9:49PM
2.83
9:42AM
2.66
10:32PM
2.93
10:42AM
2.71
11:07PM
3.02
11:32AM
2.77
11:38PM
3.11
12:16PM
2.83
12:07AM
3.18
12:57PM
2.87
12:36AM
3.23
1:36PM
2.89
1:06AM
3.25
2:15PM
2.87
1:37AM
3.24
3:53AM
1.38
4:01PM
0.95
4:46AM
1.16
4:47PM
1.01
5:28AM
0.95
5:26PM
1.07
6:05AM
0.75
6:02PM
1.14
6:39AM
0.58
6:36PM
1.21
7:13AM
0.46
7:09PM
1.29
7:48AM
0.39
7:43PM
1.38

Note: the tide data above is for Long Beach (Tofino Airport) which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Wickaninnish.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Wickaninnish blow from the NW

Wed
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thu
13
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
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light rain
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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