Surf Forecasts:: Northern California

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WaveCast Northern 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: 285
Max: 20-24
Prd: 18
Dir: 281
Max: 20-24
Prd: 16
Dir: 282
Max: 15-18
Prd: 15
Dir: 287
Max: 32-37
Prd: 19
Dir: 285
Max: 27-32
Prd: 17
Dir: 295
Max: 25-29
Prd: 16
Dir: 299
Max: 14-17
Prd: 14
Dir: 293
Max: 17-20
Prd: 14
Dir: 301
Max: 12-14
Prd: 13

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: 185
Max: 1-2
Prd: 14
Dir: 184
Max: 1-2
Prd: 16
Dir: 185
Max: 2-2
Prd: 15
Dir: 189
Max: 2-2
Prd: 14
Dir: 189
Max: 1-1
Prd: 13
Dir: 190
Max: 0-1
Prd: 12
Dir: 202
Max: 1-1
Prd: 16
Dir: 207
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 285 degrees with 20 to 24 foot surf with 18 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: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 281 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 185 degrees with 14 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 17th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 282 degrees with 15 to 18 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 1 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 287 degrees with 32 to 37 foot surf with 19 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 185 degrees with 15 second periods.

Friday, January the 19th: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 285 degrees with 27 to 32 foot surf with 17 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 189 degrees with 14 second periods.

Saturday, January the 20th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 295 degrees with 25 to 29 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: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 299 degrees with 14 to 17 foot surf with 14 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 0 to 1 feet from 190 degrees with 12 second periods.

Monday, January the 22nd: We're expecting an increase in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 293 degrees with 17 to 20 foot surf with 14 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 1 feet from 202 degrees with 16 second periods.

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