Bolsa Chica State Beach
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 26 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Thu, October 19 05:59 am
Swell Conditions:

1-2 feet with a dominant W short-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.5ft. 6.9 seconds 273 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

0.9ft. 15.3 seconds 200 degrees (SSW)


2.73 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

66°F and Overcast with Glassy-side-offshore (ESE) winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:1 miles 

Tides: 03:16 am (0.75ft) 09:28 am (5.74ft) 03:55 pm (0.13ft) 10:01 pm (4.79ft)

Bolsa Chica State Beach
Surf Forecast Overview

Thursday has a Small West wind swell picking up and West windswell on the way out

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Bolsa Chica State Beach
Weather Forecast

Patchy Fog
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest 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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