At 6.15 a.m:
Constantine (0*): 2 feet
The comforting and steady pitter patter of heavy rainfall is all the more cosy for the lack of wind this morning, so far.
The sky is crushing the ocean with torrential rain, a blur of dampness joining land, sea and air. And what slight breeze there is is onshore from the south west, slopping the tiny surf and making it all even less inviting.
But then we all know how cosy and fun it can be surfing in these conditions!
It might just be worth taking something floatier out at lunchtime, just ahead of high tide maybe.
Harlyn (0*): 0 to 1 foot
Tiny waves can just be seen through the gloom of steady rain at Harlyn as the tide draws down towards low. We should see a slight build in size on the incoming tide but those waves are still likely to be only small.
It could be worth dragging a longboard down to glide a few at lunchtime though, maybe.
Today’s Tide Times:
Low Tide: 20:15 (2.0m) High Tide: 13:48 (6.3m)
Surf Forecast for Wednesday 1st July 2020
Light west sou’ westerly winds should continue to gently shepherd a three foot and fairly wishy washy little swell our way again today, the weather eventually cheering up a bit but maybe not until later.
Surf Conditions for the Start of the Week
There is a certain irony about the way that the weather has behaved during the whole ‘lockdown’ saga. And now it is seemingly having a little chuckle to itself as we all come tentatively crawling out of self-isolation.
After weeks and months of fine and settled, hot and sunny weather, yes we are about to be blown and shaken by blustering onshore winds. And those winds are going to be dragging some heavy showers with them throughout this week!
So, those damp westerly winds are going to be blowing hard into the start of the week, backing sou’ westerly as we go into midweek, twitching a little north westerly maybe through Thursdayish before settling to the south west for a hard blow to end the week.
If you like biggish and lumpy, windswept surf this is going to be your week! And if you prefer something a bit shapelier and snappier then you’re going to be spending a lot of time surfing Harlyn this week.
And even over there it’s going to be a little lumpy and bumpy to start with.
But with water temperatures rising, a consistent three feet plus of rolling swell pushing along the coast and the weather offering a few bright moments here and there, what’s not to like!?
We can be surfing all day every day in these conditions!
Stay safe, stay happy and have a great week, wherever you are and whatever you’re doing!