At 8.10 a.m:
Constantine (2*): 3 to 5 feet
A fiery sunrise is slashing pink and blue and cream across the sky this morning, the still air alive with birdsong and the music of crashing waves.
The dropping tide is still a bit too full and so the thick, lumpy and erratic, four foot plus swell is creating all sorts of rips and cross currents.
There are long gaps between those sets of waves but when they do come in they will have enough grunt in them to test your reflexes. And the breeze is forecast to ease more offshore, a light south easterly expected by lunchtime. That should clean and sharpen those swell lines into something quite appealing.
Harlyn (2*): 3 feet
Streaks of pink and blue are highlighting early morning ribbons of cloud at Harlyn this morning, the darkest of blue seas reflecting flashes and sparks of that stark dawn.
There are waves coming through too, you have to wait for them but some decent, if a bit slow moving three foot sets are tumbling in every now and again.
The breeze should sharpen those waves up by lunchtime, maybe showing some fun surf through this afternoon’s tide.
Today’s Tide Times:
Low Tide: 13:16 (1.1m) High Tide: 19:08 (7.1m)
Forecast for Saturday 16th January 2021
A blustering nor’ westerly breeze is going to chop and slop the bigger surf today, throwing a bit of mixed weather our way too.
So we can expect a six foot swell to bounce along our coast but with not much shape to appeal.
Conditions for the Weekend
Onshore winds are going to mess the surf up this weekend, a brisk and cold north westerly blustering through all day long on Saturday, easing and eventually backing more westerly by Sunday.
The weather should eventually settle with Sunday being brighter, calmer, drier and pleasant enough to tempt you out for a little lockdown fresh air.
It won’t be great but we should be able to enjoy getting outside if you can.
Stay safe, stay happy, stay well and have a great weekend, wherever you are and whatever you’re doing!