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5-Day Surf and Weather Forecast



Tuesday

2-3 ft

Wednesday

2-3 ft

Thursday

2+ ft

Friday

1-2+ ft

Saturday

1+ft

Sunday

1+ft

Monday

1+ft
Tuesday
2-3ft
Clear
56
Tue, September 30 - rideable
knee to waist high with occasional waist high sets.
Summary:

Tuesday will see a mix of fading tropical S swell (180), some new long-period SW swell (210-220), some chunky NW windswell (290-300), and some background S-SW energy (180-220) from other smaller SPAC storms. Looks like the combo spots will continue to see the most size and consistency.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 79 --

Clear, with a low around 56. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph after midnight.

1
1mph from the W
01AM
2
2mph from the NW
04AM
3
3mph from the WNW
07AM
5
5mph from the N
10AM
7
7mph from the WSW
01PM
6
6mph from the WSW
04PM
6
6mph from the WSW
07PM
2
2mph from the NNE
10PM
Tides: 03:18 am (3.28ft) 07:21 am (2.76ft) 02:02 pm (4.95ft) 09:54 pm (0.72ft)
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Wednesday
2-3ft
Clear
79
Wed, October 1 - rideable
knee to waist high with occasional waist high sets.
Summary:

Wednesday will have a mix of fading NW windswell (290-300), dropping tropical S swel (180), and overlapping, and slowly building, SSW-SW energy (200-220). Morning conditions look clean but some spots will struggle with the higher morning tides as we start the day.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 58 High: 79

Sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the morning.

6
6mph from the NNE
01AM
5
5mph from the N
04AM
6
6mph from the NNE
07AM
6
6mph from the NNE
10AM
6
6mph from the SW
01PM
6
6mph from the WSW
04PM
3
3mph from the NE
07PM
3
3mph from the NE
10PM
Tides: 05:01 am (3.41ft) 08:56 am (2.95ft) 03:25 pm (4.89ft) 11:09 pm (0.52ft)
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Thursday
2+ft
Clear
83
Thu, October 2 - rideable
knee to thigh high with occasional waist high sets.
Summary:

Look for building SSW-SW swell (190-220) to continue to gain size and consistency as we move through Thursday. NW windswell (290-300) will hang in the background adding a few semi-rideable waves to the NW facing beaches and the occasional cross-up peak at the combo spots.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 59 High: 83

Sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.

8
8mph from the NE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
01AM
8
8mph from the NE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
04AM
6
6mph from the NE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
07AM
6
6mph from the NE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
10AM
5
5mph from the SSW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
01PM
5
5mph from the SSW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
04PM
2
2mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
07PM
2
2mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 06:10 am (3.74ft) 10:47 am (2.82ft) 04:51 pm (4.95ft)
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Friday
1-2+ft
Clear
86
Fri, October 3 - marginal
ankle to knee high with occasional waist high sets.
Summary:

The SSW swell (190-210) continues to build on Friday, eventually starting to peak later Friday evening. We will see that SSW swell mix with some local WNW-NW windswell (285-300) and some other background S,SW swells, which will add some ok shape to the better combo spots. Look for the biggest waves at the standout SSW facing summer spots.

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 61 High: 87

Sunny, with a high near 86.

6
6mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
01AM
6
6mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
04AM
9
9mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
07AM
9
9mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
10AM
6
6mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
01PM
6
6mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
04PM
6
6mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
07PM
6
6mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 12:10 am (0.26ft) 06:55 am (4.17ft) 12:08 pm (2.36ft) 06:05 pm (5.18ft)
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Saturday
1+ft
Clear
87
Sat, October 4 -
Summary:

Flat/No Significant Swell

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 61 High: 87

Sunny, with a high near 87.

6
6mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
01AM
6
6mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
04AM
7
7mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
07AM
7
7mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
10AM
6
6mph from the S<br><b>(onshore)</b>
01PM
6
6mph from the S<br><b>(onshore)</b>
04PM
6
6mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
07PM
6
6mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 01:00 am (0.07ft) 07:32 am (4.66ft) 01:09 pm (1.74ft) 07:08 pm (5.38ft)
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Sunday

Extended Automated Forecast
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1+ft
Clear
83
Sun, October 5 -
Summary:

Small Steep angle West short-period swell in the water plus West windswell building .

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 59 High: 83

Sunny, with a high near 83.

5
5mph from the NNE<br><b>(offshore)</b>
01AM
5
5mph from the NNE<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
5
5mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
01PM
5
5mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
04PM
5
5mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
07PM
5
5mph from the WSW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 01:44 am (-0.03ft) 08:08 am (5.12ft) 02:01 pm (1.05ft) 08:04 pm (5.51ft)
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Monday
1+ft
Clear
Mon, October 6 -
Summary:

Small Steep angle West-Northwest med-period swell holding and West windswell picking up .

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 59 High: 80

Clear, with a low around 59.

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
5
5mph from the SW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
01PM
5
5mph from the SW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
04PM
5
5mph from the SW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
07PM
5
5mph from the SW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
10PM
Tides: 02:25 am (0.03ft) 08:42 am (5.58ft) 02:50 pm (0.46ft) 08:56 pm (5.51ft)
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