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tropical energy lingers

tropical energy lingers

Forecast Overview The little bit of tropical swell that filled in on Tuesday did manage to bring some fun small to moderate sized surf to a few select areas, and even some extra energy to a few of the more unexpected areas.  Wednesday that energy will linger as it shifts more southerly.  Windswell is supposed [...]

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Small surf continues this week, but long-range shows potential for the end of the month

Small surf continues this week, but long-range shows potential for the end of the month

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Windswell should be pretty small through the firs thalf of the week as the mix of  S-SSE (160-190) energy in the water continues to bring some small but playful waves to the region Tuesday and Wednesday.  Late in the week the southerly swell will back off giving way to more [...]

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A little extra bump in tropical energy should help things out some

A little extra bump in tropical energy should help things out some

Forecast Overview Tuesday should see a mild increase in southerly swell from the very small tropical system to our south.  Windswell continues to back off though so there wont be much as far as combo energy in the water.  Conditions look a little tricky though with a slight morning eddy and a little sea breeze [...]

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Small surf continues… have a tropical update for you though

Small surf continues… have a tropical update for you though

Forecast Overview First off, I apologize that this is coming to you so late (not Friday).  The good news though is I have a little update on the tropical system that has been on the radar the past few days.  Otherwise just continuing small surf through Monday. The Swell The blend of S-SSW (175-205) energy [...]

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hmmm….. possible Ignacio swell due Monday?

hmmm….. possible Ignacio swell due Monday?

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Windswell peaks Friday and should combo the blend of  S-SSE (160-190) energy in the water.  Some extra SSW (200-205) will add to the mix over the weekend, helping to maintain small but surfable waves through early next week.  All eyes are on the tropics right now, for a potential increase [...]

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A little extra SSW and peaking windswell… might be a few out there

A little extra SSW and peaking windswell… might be a few out there

Forecast Overview Friday continues the trend of smaller but more consistent surf as a little extra SSW (200-205) adds to the blend of S-SSE (170-180) already in the water.  Windswell is also expected to top off.  Conditions will start off light, but onshores are expected to pick up in the afternoon per usual.  Real quick [...]

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More S swell and a small increase in windswell

More S swell and a small increase in windswell

Forecast Overview Thursday looks a little bitter.  NW windswell should pick up a little bit and that S swell that started building on Wednesday continues to fill in.  Combo spots could be looking a little better, and southern hemi magnets should continue to see some fun waves. Conditions are looking a bit more onshore though, [...]

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Small, but not smaller… new S swell starts to fill in

Small, but not smaller… new S swell starts to fill in

Forecast Overview Wednesday will be another small day, but… yes there’s a but… It wont be as small as Tuesday was.  Or at least a little more consistently on the bigger side.  Conditions might not be quite so good though, as a warming trend cranks up the sea breeze a little bit in the afternoon [...]

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windswell and S-SSE are expected for the second half of the week

windswell and S-SSE are expected for the second half of the week

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview It’s going to be a slow start to the week, with mostly S-SW (180-220) leftovers and background energy with minimal windswell.  The windswell is supposed to rebound midweek.  There’s also going to be some new S-SSE (160-190) arriving around the the same time.  This new energy though is mostly medium-period [...]

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Another smaller slower day, but should still be surfable at the right spot

Another smaller slower day, but should still be surfable at the right spot

Forecast Overview Tuesday looks a little smaller and a little slower, with mostly leftover southern hemi swell and weak windswell in the water.  Conditions are looking light, but textured… Overall Tuesday just doesn’t look that promising. The Swell We’ve still got a mix of of leftover energy from the S-SSW (180-205) and easing SSE (165-180) [...]

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