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W-WNW, SSW, NW, SW… you name it we’ve got it.

W-WNW, SSW, NW, SW… you name it we’ve got it.

Forecast Overview Well we have quite the weekend ahead of us… quite the swell mix.  Overlapping W-WNW (265-280) pulses from Typhoon Atsani, a nice long-period SSW (190-210), NW windswell, and even a pulse of medium-long period energy from the Gulf of Alaska.  I guess a nice way to enjoy the last couple days of August. [...]

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W-WNW swell builds through the weekend

W-WNW swell builds through the weekend

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview The blend of W-WNW (270-295) from Typhoon Atsani continues to pile on through the weekend, with a bigger pulse arriving Sunday.  There will be some additional southern hemi energy arriving Friday as well, peaking through the weekend.  Next week will start off with leftover W-WNW and SSW energy being overlapped [...]

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W-WNW energy continues to fill in, as new SSW arrives

W-WNW energy continues to fill in, as new SSW arrives

Forecast Overview Sorry for the missed overview yesterday, but things are looking up today and Friday.  The mix of W-WNW (265-280) from Typhoon Atsani continues to slowly build as some new long-period SSW (190-200) fills in through the day Friday.  Standouts are going to start seeing more moderate sized surf on a consistent basis, and [...]

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Small surf Wednesday, long-period energy is still a bit inconsistent

Small surf Wednesday, long-period energy is still a bit inconsistent

Forecast Overview W-WNW (265-280) that started building on Tuesday will hold through Wednesday before new long-period energy from Typhoon Atsani starts to mix in at night.  The blend of weak s.hemi energy will continue as well.  Surf still is looking to be on the smaller side for most areas. The Swell Swellwise most of the [...]

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Gradually building swell from the NPac this week

Gradually building swell from the NPac this week

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview We’re going to get a little extra WNW/NW increase through midweek with some long-period typhoon swell from the W (265-275) starts to trickle in starting Tuesday.  Things don’t really start to pick up though until the second half of the week when the series of W-WNW (270-295) from Typhoon Atsani [...]

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NW and W swells start to increase

NW and W swells start to increase

Forecast Overview Tuesday should see a slight increase in NW (300+) swell energy and new long-period W (265-280) starting to trickle in inconsistently.  For the most part this will be a very slow increase and wave heights aren’t expected to ramp up or anything. The Swell There’s still some weak southern hemi energy in the [...]

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Small Surf Continues Through the Weekend… (pointing gun to head)

Small Surf Continues Through the Weekend… (pointing gun to head)

Forecast Overview Windswell lingers through the start of the weekend, easing more Sunday and Monday as the small blend of Southern Hemi background energy continues to carry minimal weight.  Conditions are supposed to remain onshore through the weekend but ease up some. The Swell The small leftover S-SSW (190-200) will get a little extra long-period [...]

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Long-range forecast is looking a bit more exciting!

Long-range forecast is looking a bit more exciting!

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview There will be a little bit of  WNW (285-300) and S-SW (170-210) energy in the water through the start of the weekend, with a little more SW (210-220) in the mix, but mostly we’re looking at windswell over the next few days and not much of it at that.  Late [...]

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Windswell picks up a little bit

Windswell picks up a little bit

Forecast Overview The small southern hemi blend continues to fade as windswell increases Friday.  There’s supposed to be a little bit of WNW-NW (290-300) in the water too, but size is looking pretty limited on that one.  Conditions continue to look onshore but remain light/moderate. The Swell The small S-SSW (190-200) blend continues to ease [...]

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Small surf continues despite a little extra swell energy in the water

Small surf continues despite a little extra swell energy in the water

Forecast Overview Small surf should continue for the most part on Thursday, although it does look like NW winds brewing over the outer waters could start to generate a little more windswell late in the day. The Swell S-SSE (170-180) and weak SSW-SW (190-200) energy should hold at around 2 feet, but most of the [...]

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