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El Capitan State Beach
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:


1+ft
long-period swell
updated 48 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Sun, May 26 10:51 am
Swell Conditions:

1+ feet with a dominant WSW med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

0.7ft. 15.4 seconds 241 degrees (WSW)

Secondary Swell:

1.4ft. 6 seconds 268 degrees (W)

Tide:

0.49 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

°F and with Variable-offshore () winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7901 miles 

Tides: 03:36 am (3.74ft) 11:01 am (0.49ft) 06:23 pm (3.97ft)

El Capitan State Beach
Surf Forecast Overview

1-2ft
Sunday has a Small West-South-West med-period swell holding with background West windswell fading

view Santa Barbara County 5-day surf forecast

El Capitan State Beach
Weather Forecast

Showers and Breezy
Today:
Showers. High near 58. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight:
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. view 7-day weather forecast


El Capitan State Beach Spot Details

Quality:
Good to Epic
Crowds:
imagine starving cats given a single bowl of milk
Season:
October-March
Bottom:
rocky point
Best Swell Direction:
WNW-WSW
Best Wind Direction:
North to northeast
Best Tide:
low to mid

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