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WNW swell peaks Friday, but winds are looking questionable

WNW swell peaks Friday, but winds are looking questionable

Forecast Overview New swell peaks Friday from the WNW (290-300) and should bring some moderate to plus sized surf.  There could be some complications though following the trough that will washout over the region Thursday night.  Conditions look a little questionable, but there should be a few spots working, with some decent sized waves at [...]

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New forerunners start to arrive, complimenting the leftover WNW

New forerunners start to arrive, complimenting the leftover WNW

Forecast Overview WNW (290-305) swell lingers through most of the day Thursday.  New forerunners start to arrive from the next long-period pulse associated with a storm that will affect Central California Thursday.  Conditions are supposed to remain fairly calm through the morning, with more onshores in the afternoon again. The Swell WNW (290-305) swell continues [...]

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Small playful leftovers from the WNW energy

Small playful leftovers from the WNW energy

Forecast Overview WNW (290-305) swell eases through Wednesday.  Should still bring a few small to moderate sized waves to standouts though, with clean conditions in the morning. The Swell WNW (290-305) swell is going to linger to a lesser degree on Wednesday as periods drop to around 11-13 seconds, and deepwater heights fade a bit [...]

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A fun WNW to start things off. Bigger WNW swell due Friday

A fun WNW to start things off.  Bigger WNW swell due Friday

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview We’ve got some fun swell in the water through the start of the week as WNW (290-305) fills in from an Aleutian storm that made its way into the Gulf of Alaska late last week.  Our next storm/swell is due Thursday/Friday and could be a sizable one with potential to [...]

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long period WNW fills in today bringing fun moderate sized surf to standouts

long period WNW fills in today bringing fun moderate sized surf to standouts

Forecast Overview Playful WNW (290-305) swell building today, and should peak Tuesday with clean conditions thanks to building high pressure. The Swell WNW (290-305) swell builds through the region today, with buoys showing around 3 to 4 feet at 17 to 18 seconds currently.  The swell is expected to peak later today/Tuesday with around 4-5+ [...]

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Lingering W-NW windswell on Thanksgiving Day

Lingering W-NW windswell on Thanksgiving Day

Forecast Overview Windswell is going to linger through Thursday morning as conditions improve.  The swampy king tide in the morning is going to slow things down even more and could end up killing the swell for a lot of places. The Swell The stormy windswell from Wednesday will back off quickly through the morning Thursday [...]

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Stormy weather the next couple of days, long-period WNW due early next week

Stormy weather the next couple of days, long-period WNW due early next week

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Just a quick long-range update for you today.  Stormy weather and swell expected Wednesday, it should clean up a little bit through the end of the week as it settles down Thursday.  Some weak tropical energy due on Saturday and Sunday, followed by some long-period swell from the North Pacific [...]

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Calm before the storm… Wednesday looks windy!

Calm before the storm… Wednesday looks windy!

Forecast Overview There are a few surfable waves out there today at better S-SW magnets, but other than that the surf is pretty non-existent.  That will all likely change tonight and Wednesday as a storm system works its way across California.  Breezy W-NW winds will generate building windswell tonight, which will likely continue through to [...]

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miserably small surf through the weekend

miserably small surf through the weekend

Forecast Overview Unfortunately we’re looking at mostly small surf through the weekend.  Tide swings will likely play a big part in how big the surf is.  Conditions continue to look clean with mostly offshores in the mornings as the Santa Ana event continues.  Light onshores in the afternoons are expected. The Swell The 2-3 feet [...]

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Small surf through the weekend, stormy weather expected mid-next week

Small surf through the weekend, stormy weather expected mid-next week

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Lingering NW swell mix and S-SW (180-220) background swell will keep a few surfable waves in the water through the weekend, but overall smaller weaker surf.   Some small tropical swell could trickle in on Tuesday, and then mid-next week a cold upper low drops down the coast and is [...]

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