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Boating forecast for Cullen Bay

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  1. Extremely useful for viewing the forecast at a glance. You can quickly tell when the conditions are likely to better for boating and fishing.
  2. The summaries are useful to assist in understanding the weather patterns as well as planning your day and trips.
  3. The arrows show the direction of the wind. The direction of the wind is from the origin e.g. an easterly wind blows to the west. The dotted line is gust speed of the wind. For most spots you want the wind to be light (0 - 10 kts) for ocean conditions to be comfortable.
  4. The Sea height is the total wave height which includes both swell and chop. This is the most critical variable when looking at this forecast since a big sea height could be hazardous to boats or fishing off rocks etc. Swell refers to the height of the swell. The smaller the better. Chop refers to the height of the ocean chop. The less chop, the more comfortable conditions will be.
  5. The greater the swell period, the more comfortable the conditions are likely to be. It is believed sea sickness is triggered by a swell period around 5-6 seconds. However, the ocean chop can also cause sea sickness, so be aware of that too, especially if sea direction is considerably different to swell direction.
  6. Swell direction is represented by the origin of the swell. A westerly swell is moving to the east.
  7. Sea direction is represented by the origin of the chop. If there is not much chop this is not such a factor. However, you should check this variable if there is substantial chop, since if the swell direction is opposing the sea direction and swell and chop height are over 1 m, conditions could be rough.
  8. SwellMap presents tides as LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide), which is the height above the lowest tidal water level

Forecast updated at 08:22 Saturday 20 October (Europe/London local time)

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Forecast updated at 08:22 Saturday 20 October (Europe/London local time)

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Sat 20 OctRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h?--0.1--6--SWS:910
10h?--0.1--9--SS:1214
16h?--0.2--4--SWW:1417
22h?--0.1--5--SWSW:1519
Low: 03:10 am (1.66 m); High: 09:50 am (3.55 m); Low: 03:30 pm (1.97 m); High: 09:50 pm (3.66 m);
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Sun 21 OctRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h?--0.1--4--SWSW:1417
10h?--0.2--5--WW:1216
16h?--0.1--7--WW:2431
22h10.20.10.115NEWW:2531
Low: 03:50 am (1.46 m); High: 10:30 am (3.74 m); Low: 04:10 pm (1.73 m); High: 10:30 pm (3.81 m);
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Mon 22 OctRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h1--0.1--15--WW:2633
10h10.10.2nan15NEWW:2227
16h1--0.1--16--WW:2329
22h10.20.10.215NEWW:2835
Low: 04:30 am (1.28 m); High: 11:00 am (3.91 m); Low: 04:50 pm (1.5 m); High: 11:00 pm (3.94 m);
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Tue 23 OctRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h1--0.1--15--WW:2633
10h10.20.10.112NEWW:2837
16h1--0.2--12--NWW:2429
22h10.20.3nan11NEWW:2227
Low: 05:10 am (1.12 m); High: 11:30 am (4.05 m); Low: 05:30 pm (1.29 m); High: 11:30 pm (4.05 m);
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Wed 24 OctRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h1--0.2--9--WW:2227
10h1--0.3--11--WW:2127
16h1--0.3--13--WW:2125
22h1--0.5--14--WW:2127
Low: 05:40 am (0.98 m); High: 11:50 am (4.18 m); Low: 06:00 pm (1.1 m); High: 11:50 pm (4.15 m);
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Thu 25 OctRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h1--0.4--13--WW:2127
10h1--0.4--13--WW:1823
16h1--0.3--12--NWNW:2531
22h1--0.2--11--NWNW:2431
Low: 06:10 am (0.88 m); High: 12:10 pm (4.28 m); Low: 06:30 pm (0.93 m);
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Fri 26 OctRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
4h1--0.4--7--NN:2227
10h1----------NNW:2633
16h1----------NNW:2733

Forecast updated at 08:22 Saturday 20 October (Europe/London local time)

Current sea temperature

Cullen Bay sea temperature: 13°C

Sunrise and sunset for today

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