Bolsa Chica State Beach
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 18 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Sun, April 23 10:20 pm
Swell Conditions:

3-4 feet with a dominant W med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

3.8ft. 8.4 seconds 272 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

2ft. 13.7 seconds 277 degrees (W)


3.65 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

61°F and Clear with Glassy-side-onshore (West) winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:1 miles 

Tides: 01:46 am (0.89ft) 07:42 am (4.63ft) 01:57 pm (0ft) 08:15 pm (5.09ft)

Bolsa Chica State Beach
Surf Forecast Overview

Sunday has a Small West short-period swell on the rise and West medium period swell on the rise

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Bolsa Chica State Beach
Weather Forecast

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly clear early, then becoming mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. view 7-day weather forecast

Bolsa Chica State Beach Spot Details

mushy to firing, depends on the season and the swell mix
It gets crowded near the out-flow almost every morningmore so when there is swell. Expect a lot of
Late summer through Fall, with biggest waves in the Winter.
Best Swell Direction:
Combo of S swell (170-195) and WNW swell (270-280).
Best Wind Direction:
N-NE-E, light-moderate Santa Ana winds are the best.
Best Tide:
lower tides work best

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