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Spring style swell for most of the week

Spring style swell for most of the week

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview High pressure building over the region through midweek is going to try and blow the Central California coastline away… both literally and figuratively.  This winswell event will start to settle towards the end of the week as a mix of mid-period and long-period swell energy arrive from the WNW-NW.  Long-range [...]

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Slow but ridable weekend, things pick up next week.

Slow but ridable weekend, things pick up next week.

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview The weak (sorry freudian slip)… week ends on sort of a lack luster note.  Winds are supposed to remain onshore through the weekend, with swell dying through Saturday.  There’s some background southern hemi in the water trying to help out, with another WNW on the way Sunday too.  Things could [...]

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North Pacific spurts out a couple more, as we transition to spring

North Pacific spurts out a couple more, as we transition to spring

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Fun surf through the middle of the week as a mix of mid to long-period WNW swell keeps moderate sized surf around.  High pressure breaks down later in the week, and that means more springlike conditions with onshore winds and a constant presence of windswell through the weekend.  Looking out [...]

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Pretty steady run of surf through the next week, with conditions improving after the weekend

Pretty steady run of surf through the next week, with conditions improving after the weekend

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview The week is going to end with one final weak storm, and some mixed swell, but things start to clean up for next week as a couple overlapping pulses of WNW swell maintain moderate to plus sized surf. To view the details of your local region click on your “Central [...]

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Unsettled weather in question through the end of the week, but surf is guaranteed

Unsettled weather in question through the end of the week, but surf is guaranteed

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview The week starts off stormy, but will settle over the next couple of days as large WNW-NW peaks and then eases.  The current weather forecast is kind of up in the air for the end of the week, with another possible storm on its way for Friday.  The swell situation [...]

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Sort of a storm on storm off forecast for the next week.

Sort of a storm on storm off forecast for the next week.

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview I’ve got a great analogy (simile?) for you guys today… the forecast for the next week is like a foggy pair of spectacles.  Or at least I found a way to turn the first chart into something that looks like a pair of spectacles.  Whatever, either way we’ve got unsettled [...]

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Stormy week ahead of us, with a messy mix of swell

Stormy week ahead of us, with a messy mix of swell

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Tuesday starts off as a transition day before with a storm arriving in conjuncture with swell which will mature into a stormy mess by Wednesday.  Conditions are looking questionable through the end of the week as the larger swell mix slowly backs off and unsettled weather continues.  Another couple storms [...]

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Spring has sprung, and all of a sudden the clean unadulterated surf is a thing of the past

Spring has sprung, and all of a sudden the clean unadulterated surf is a thing of the past

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview The weekend will see wave heights backing off to more moderate size, but with lighter winds.  Next week a series of storms approaches, bringing wind swell, and probably a little rain as well.  Welcome to spring everyone… let the depression begin.  Read more for details. To view the details of [...]

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inconsistencies in the models are making for an interesting week

inconsistencies in the models are making for an interesting week

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview The forecast models have been jumping around all over the place, and now have this WNW swell subsiding through midweek, with a round of mid-period NW/long-period WNW mix on the way for the second half of the week.  Still likely to see another WNW over the weekend.  Read more for [...]

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Solid swell in the water will get overlapped by bigger WNW and clean conditions over the weekend

Solid swell in the water will get overlapped by bigger WNW and clean conditions over the weekend

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Large swell from Thursday will ease through the start of the weekend as NW winds try to add a little windswell to the mix.  Late Saturday another possibly larger swell arrives, and will build to a peak late Sunday/early Monday with wave height expected to exceed the current swell in [...]

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