Bolsa Chica State Beach
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 7 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Wed, September 19 11:41 pm
Swell Conditions:

2-3 feet with a dominant S med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

1.7ft. 13.7 seconds 189 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

1.7ft. 8.8 seconds 277 degrees (W)


1.07 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

64°F and Clear with Variable-side-onshore (West) winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:1 miles 

Tides: 01:05 am (0.59ft) 07:47 am (4.04ft) 12:52 pm (2.59ft) 06:41 pm (4.95ft)

Bolsa Chica State Beach
Surf Forecast Overview

Wednesday has a Small South med-period swell slowly fading plus West windswell fading

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Bolsa Chica State Beach
Weather Forecast

Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. 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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