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Boating forecast for Eastbourne

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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 20:06 Tuesday 11 December (Europe/London local time)

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Forecast updated at 20:06 Tuesday 11 December (Europe/London local time)

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Tue 11 DecRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
3h41.91.61.011W--N:34
9h51.61.31.011W--NE:34
15h51.71.11.412W--SE:66
21h52.01.51.313WSESE:1114
High: 01:00 am (7.33 m); Low: 07:30 am (2.12 m); High: 01:20 pm (7.11 m); Low: 07:50 pm (2.06 m);
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Wed 12 DecRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
3h42.42.21.117WSSE:1216
9h32.72.50.916WSSE:1517
15h22.82.61.015WSESE:1519
21h22.52.31.115WSESE:2025
High: 01:40 am (7.13 m); Low: 08:10 am (2.3 m); High: 01:50 pm (6.89 m); Low: 08:20 pm (2.24 m);
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Thu 13 DecRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
3h22.72.01.714WSESE:2125
9h23.53.21.414WSEE:2125
15h23.73.41.316WEE:1923
21h23.83.61.316WEE:1821
High: 02:20 am (6.9 m); Low: 08:50 am (2.49 m); High: 02:40 pm (6.61 m); Low: 09:10 pm (2.47 m);
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Fri 14 DecRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
3h23.83.61.216WEE:1214
9h23.53.31.015WEE:1216
15h23.02.91.015WEE:78
21h32.42.21.014WESE:1012
High: 03:00 am (6.66 m); Low: 09:40 am (2.7 m); High: 03:30 pm (6.35 m); Low: 10:00 pm (2.68 m);
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Sat 15 DecRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
3h22.92.61.114WSS:1216
9h24.03.71.619WSSE:1923
15h24.13.62.017WSS:2431
21h24.23.81.916WSS:2837
High: 04:00 am (6.41 m); Low: 10:30 am (2.86 m); High: 04:20 pm (6.15 m); Low: 11:00 pm (2.85 m);
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Sun 16 DecRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
3h24.03.61.615WSWW:1821
9h23.43.01.413WWW:912
15h22.82.51.213WSWSW:1114
21h22.72.01.813WSWS:1316
High: 05:00 am (6.26 m); Low: 11:30 am (2.94 m); High: 05:30 pm (6.06 m);
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Mon 17 DecRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
3h22.82.21.813WSWS:2025
9h22.72.11.712WWW:2329
15h22.62.01.612WWW:1823

Forecast updated at 20:06 Tuesday 11 December (Europe/London local time)

Current sea temperature

Eastbourne sea temperature: 13°C

Sunrise and sunset for today

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