Surf Forecasts:: Central California

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WaveCast Central California
1-16-2018 2:45 PM

NNW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/16/2018, 2:45 PM
1/15/2018 8:00 AM - 1/23/2018 0:00 AM

1/15/20181/16/20181/17/20181/18/20181/19/20181/20/20181/21/20181/22/20181/23/2018
Dir: 290
Max: 21-25
Prd: 19
Dir: 285
Max: 20-24
Prd: 16
Dir: 286
Max: 16-19
Prd: 15
Dir: 292
Max: 31-36
Prd: 19
Dir: 290
Max: 27-31
Prd: 17
Dir: 300
Max: 25-30
Prd: 16
Dir: 307
Max: 18-21
Prd: 14
Dir: 304
Max: 18-21
Prd: 15
Dir: 308
Max: 13-16
Prd: 14

SSW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/16/2018, 2:45 PM
1/15/2018 8:00 AM - 1/23/2018 0:00 AM

1/15/20181/16/20181/17/20181/18/20181/19/20181/20/20181/21/20181/22/20181/23/2018
Dir: 184
Max: 1-2
Prd: 15
Dir: 184
Max: 1-2
Prd: 14
Dir: 184
Max: 2-2
Prd: 16
Dir: 190
Max: 2-3
Prd: 14
Dir: 189
Max: 2-2
Prd: 13
Dir: 189
Max: 1-1
Prd: 13
Dir: 0
Max: 0-0
Prd: 0
Dir: 209
Max: 1-1
Prd: 16
Dir: 206
Max: 1-1
Prd: 15


Forecast Based on WaveWatchIII Data Courtesy NOAA/NWS/NCEP Ocean Modeling Branch

Monday, January the 15th: Swell will be coming in from 290 degrees with 21 to 25 foot surf with 19 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 2 feet from 184 degrees with 15 second periods.

Tuesday, January the 16th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 285 degrees with 20 to 24 foot surf with 16 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 2 feet from 184 degrees with 14 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 17th: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 286 degrees with 16 to 19 foot surf with 15 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 2 feet from 184 degrees with 16 second periods.

Thursday, January the 18th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 292 degrees with 31 to 36 foot surf with 19 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at an increase in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 190 degrees with 14 second periods.

Friday, January the 19th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 290 degrees with 27 to 31 foot surf with 17 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 2 feet from 189 degrees with 13 second periods.

Saturday, January the 20th: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 300 degrees with 25 to 30 foot surf with 16 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 1 feet from 189 degrees with 13 second periods.

Sunday, January the 21st: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 307 degrees with 18 to 21 foot surf with 14 second periods around NNW facing breaks. No signifcant SSW is expected. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 0 to 0 feet from 0 degrees with 0 second periods.

Monday, January the 22nd: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 304 degrees with 18 to 21 foot surf with 15 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at an increase in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 1 feet from 209 degrees with 16 second periods.

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