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Bolsa Chica State Beach
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:


1-2ft
long-period swell
Overcast
60
updated 18 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Thu, January 17 06:51 am
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

1ft. 17 seconds 277 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

0.9ft. 14.4 seconds 282 degrees (WNW)

Tide:

5.18 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

60°F and Overcast with Variable-side-onshore (SE) winds at 5 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:1 miles 

Tides: 05:38 am (5.64ft) 01:01 pm (-0.3ft) 07:25 pm (3.41ft) 11:55 pm (2ft)

Bolsa Chica State Beach
Surf Forecast Overview

2-3ft
Thursday has a Small West long-period swell building plus West-South-West windswell building

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Bolsa Chica State Beach
Weather Forecast

Showers
Overnight:
Showers. Low around 56. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday:
Showers, mainly before 4pm. High near 63. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. view 7-day weather forecast


Bolsa Chica State Beach Spot Details

Quality:
mushy to firing, depends on the season and the swell mix
Crowds:
It gets crowded near the out-flow almost every morningmore so when there is swell. Expect a lot of
Season:
Late summer through Fall, with biggest waves in the Winter.
Bottom:
Sand
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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