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5-Day Surf and Weather Forecast



Tuesday

1-2+ ft

Wednesday

1-2 ft

Thursday

1-2 ft

Friday

1-2+ ft

Saturday

1+ft

Sunday

1+ft

Monday

0-1ft
Tuesday
1-2+ft
Sunny
77
Tue, September 2 - marginal
ankle to knee high with occasional waist high sets.
Summary:

A new little pulse of SSW-SW swell (200-220) joins the SW swell (210-220) and NW windswell (290-300) on Tuesday. Most spots will stay about the same size but the better SW facing combo spots will see an improvement in wave consistency.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 59 High: 77

Sunny, with a high near 77. West southwest wind around 10 mph.

0
0mph from the WSW
01AM
0
0mph from the ENE
04AM
1
1mph from the SE
07AM
1
1mph from the E
10AM
7
7mph from the WSW
01PM
9
9mph from the W
04PM
9
9mph from the W
07PM
3
3mph from the W
10PM
Tides: 05:01 am (3.12ft) 09:00 am (2.66ft) 04:01 pm (5.02ft) 11:46 pm (0.82ft)
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Wednesday
1-2ft
Patchy Fog
75
Wed, September 3 - marginal
ankle to knee high with occasional thigh high sets.
Summary:

More SSW-SW swell (200-220) will be added to the mix of SW energy (210-220) and NW windswell (290-300) on Wednesday. This new energy will show with mostly long swell-periods at first but will slowly help to add more size and consistency at the exposed spots as we move into the afternoon.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 58 High: 75

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

1
1mph from the SW
01AM
1
1mph from the W
04AM
0
0mph from the ENE
07AM
0
0mph from the ENE
10AM
6
6mph from the SW
01PM
11
11mph from the W
04PM
11
11mph from the W
07PM
6
6mph from the W
10PM
Tides: 06:31 am (3.35ft) 10:39 am (2.72ft) 05:16 pm (5.28ft)
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Thursday
1-2ft
Patchy Fog
74
Thu, September 4 - marginal
ankle to knee high with occasional knee high sets.
Summary:

Another pulse of SSW swell (190-210) will move in on Thursday and layer on top of the already present mix of SSW-SW energy (200-220) and NW windswell (290-300). Look for the surf at the S-SW facing spots to continue to slowly rise through the day.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 58 High: 74

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

2
2mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
01AM
1
1mph from the SSE<br><b>(onshore)</b>
04AM
5
5mph from the S<br><b>(onshore)</b>
07AM
5
5mph from the S<br><b>(onshore)</b>
10AM
14
14mph from the W<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
01PM
14
14mph from the W<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
04PM
14
14mph from the W<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
07PM
14
14mph from the W<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 12:46 am (0.33ft) 07:23 am (3.71ft) 12:02 pm (2.49ft) 06:21 pm (5.64ft)
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Friday
1-2+ft
Patchy Fog
76
Fri, September 5 - marginal
ankle to knee high with occasional waist high sets.
Summary:

The new S-SSW swell (now turning more 185-205) will continue to build on Friday, already showing some larger sizes for the morning but strengthening a bit more for the afternoon. Look for SW swell (210-220) and NW windswell (290-300) to help round out the swell mix in the background.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 60 High: 78

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

6
6mph from the S<br><b>(onshore)</b>
01AM
6
6mph from the S<br><b>(onshore)</b>
04AM
1
1mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
07AM
1
1mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
10AM
11
11mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
01PM
11
11mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-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: 01:34 am (-0.1ft) 08:03 am (4.13ft) 01:06 pm (2.07ft) 07:19 pm (6ft)
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Saturday
1+ft
Patchy Fog
Sat, September 6 -
Summary:

Small West wind swell steady and a secondary Southwest long-period swell in the water

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 60 High: 78

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

2
2mph from the WNW<br><b>(offshore)</b>
01AM
2
2mph from the WNW<br><b>(offshore)</b>
04AM
1
1mph from the NE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
07AM
1
1mph from the NE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
10AM
11
11mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
01PM
11
11mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-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: 02:17 am (-0.43ft) 08:39 am (4.56ft) 02:00 pm (1.57ft) 08:11 pm (6.27ft)
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Sunday

Extended Automated Forecast
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1+ft
Patchy Fog
78
Sun, September 7 -
Summary:

Small Steep angle West wind swell holding with background Southwest long-period swell in the water .

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 60 High: 78

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

2
2mph from the ENE<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
01AM
2
2mph from the ENE<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
04AM
2
2mph from the ENE<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
07AM
2
2mph from the ENE<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
10AM
11
11mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
01PM
11
11mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-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: 02:58 am (-0.56ft) 09:15 am (4.99ft) 02:51 pm (1.08ft) 09:01 pm (6.3ft)
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Monday
0-1ft
Patchy Fog
Mon, September 8 -
Summary:

Small Steep angle West wind swell decreasing plus West windswell building .

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 60 High: 78

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

2
2mph from the E<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
01AM
2
2mph from the E<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
04AM
2
2mph from the E<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
07AM
2
2mph from the E<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
10AM
11
11mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
01PM
11
11mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-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: 03:37 am (-0.49ft) 09:51 am (5.35ft) 03:41 pm (0.66ft) 09:50 pm (6.17ft)
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