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5-Day Surf and Weather Forecast



Sunday

1-2 ft

Monday

1-2 ft

Tuesday

1-2 ft

Wednesday

1+ft

Thursday

1-2ft

Friday

2-4ft

Saturday

2-3ft
Sunday
1-2ft
Patchy Fog
59
Sun, September 21 - marginal
ankle to knee high with occasional knee high sets.
Summary:

S-SSW swell (180-210) will be on its last legs by Sunday morning while a touch of WNW-NW windswell (285-300) and some other weak S-SW swells try to keep our surf from totally dropping off. Look for smaller and less consistent surf as we move into the afternoon.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 75 --

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, clear early, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.

2
2mph from the SW
01AM
1
1mph from the ESE
04AM
1
1mph from the S
07AM
2
2mph from the S
10AM
3
3mph from the S
01PM
2
2mph from the WSW
04PM
5
5mph from the W
07PM
0
0mph from the SSW
10PM
Tides: 02:53 am (0.52ft) 09:09 am (4.66ft) 02:52 pm (1.48ft) 08:52 pm (5.15ft)
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Monday
1-2ft
Patchy Fog
75
Mon, September 22 - marginal
ankle to knee high with occasional knee high sets.
Summary:

Monday will see a mix of small S-SW swells (180-210) and some minor local NW windwell (290-300). Most spots will be on the small soft side with just a few of the better standout combo breaks pulling in some slightly faster lines.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 59 High: 75

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

3
3mph from the ESE
01AM
2
2mph from the ESE
04AM
1
1mph from the SSE
07AM
2
2mph from the SSE
10AM
3
3mph from the S
01PM
3
3mph from the WSW
04PM
5
5mph from the W
07PM
0
0mph from the NNW
10PM
Tides: 03:17 am (0.59ft) 09:30 am (4.82ft) 03:23 pm (1.18ft) 09:25 pm (5.12ft)
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Tuesday
1-2ft
Patchy Fog
76
Tue, September 23 - marginal
ankle to knee high with occasional thigh high sets.
Summary:

Small surf continues on Tuesday as we try and work with a blend of local NW windswell (290-300) and some background S-SW energy (180-210). Expect the tides and winds to play a big role in the quality of the surf...however even with the best conditions it will still be pretty small.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 59 High: 76

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind.

1
1mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
01AM
1
1mph from the E<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
04AM
1
1mph from the E<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
07AM
1
1mph from the E<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
10AM
1
1mph from the SSW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
01PM
1
1mph from the SSW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
04PM
5
5mph from the NW<br><b>(offshore)</b>
07PM
5
5mph from the NW<br><b>(offshore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 03:41 am (0.72ft) 09:53 am (4.99ft) 03:55 pm (0.95ft) 09:58 pm (4.99ft)
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Wednesday
1+ft
Patchy Fog
77
Wed, September 24 -
Summary:

Small West wind swell in the water and West-Northwest windswell in the water

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 58 High: 76

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

3
3mph from the SSE<br><b>(onshore)</b>
01AM
3
3mph from the SSE<br><b>(onshore)</b>
04AM
1
1mph from the SSE<br><b>(onshore)</b>
07AM
1
1mph from the SSE<br><b>(onshore)</b>
10AM
1
1mph from the SSE<br><b>(onshore)</b>
01PM
1
1mph from the SSE<br><b>(onshore)</b>
04PM
11
11mph from the W<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
07PM
11
11mph from the W<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 04:05 am (0.89ft) 10:16 am (5.15ft) 04:29 pm (0.79ft) 10:33 pm (4.79ft)
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Thursday
1-2ft
Mostly Cloudy
76
Thu, September 25 -
Summary:

West-Northwest med-period swell fading plus West-Northwest windswell on the rise

*biggest in the morning: 4 foot-(med-period swell)

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 58 High: 76

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76.

3
3mph from the N<br><b>(offshore)</b>
01AM
3
3mph from the N<br><b>(offshore)</b>
04AM
6
6mph from the N<br><b>(offshore)</b>
07AM
6
6mph from the N<br><b>(offshore)</b>
10AM
9
9mph from the SW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
01PM
9
9mph from the SW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
04PM
11
11mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
07PM
11
11mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 04:29 am (1.12ft) 10:41 am (5.25ft) 05:05 pm (0.69ft) 11:10 pm (4.49ft)
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Friday

Extended Automated Forecast
**For more detail visit spot specific forecasts**
2-4ft
Mostly Cloudy
75
Fri, September 26 -
Summary:

Steep angle West-Northwest wind swell on the way out plus West-Northwest windswell building .

*biggest in the morning: 4ft (wind swell)

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 57 High: 75

Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

2
2mph from the N<br><b>(offshore)</b>
01AM
2
2mph from the N<br><b>(offshore)</b>
04AM
6
6mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
07AM
6
6mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
10AM
10
10mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
01PM
10
10mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
04PM
14
14mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
07PM
14
14mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 04:54 am (1.41ft) 11:08 am (5.31ft) 05:45 pm (0.66ft) 11:52 pm (4.17ft)
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Saturday
2-3ft
Mostly Cloudy
Sat, September 27 -
Summary:

Small Steep angle West short-period swell steady and West-Northwest windswell fading .

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 57 High: 72

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

10
10mph from the N<br><b>(offshore)</b>
01AM
10
10mph from the N<br><b>(offshore)</b>
04AM
11
11mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
07AM
11
11mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
10AM
9
9mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
01PM
9
9mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
04PM
8
8mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
07PM
8
8mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 05:21 am (1.71ft) 11:39 am (5.28ft) 06:31 pm (0.69ft)
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