Surf Forecasts:: Northern California

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WaveCast Northern California
10-19-2017 2:45 PM

NNW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 10/19/2017, 2:45 PM
10/18/2017 8:00 AM - 10/26/2017 0:00 AM

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Dir: 310
Max: 5-7
Prd: 12
Dir: 307
Max: 9-11
Prd: 18
Dir: 304
Max: 22-26
Prd: 17
Dir: 301
Max: 19-22
Prd: 16
Dir: 304
Max: 11-13
Prd: 13
Dir: 301
Max: 10-12
Prd: 13
Dir: 301
Max: 15-17
Prd: 16
Dir: 302
Max: 8-10
Prd: 14
Dir: 295
Max: 5-6
Prd: 13

SSW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 10/19/2017, 2:45 PM
10/18/2017 8:00 AM - 10/26/2017 0:00 AM

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Dir: 200
Max: 4-5
Prd: 17
Dir: 199
Max: 3-4
Prd: 16
Dir: 199
Max: 3-3
Prd: 14
Dir: 198
Max: 2-2
Prd: 14
Dir: 179
Max: 2-3
Prd: 20
Dir: 178
Max: 3-4
Prd: 17
Dir: 178
Max: 3-4
Prd: 17
Dir: 178
Max: 3-3
Prd: 15
Dir: 176
Max: 3-3
Prd: 14


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

Wednesday, October the 18th: Swell will be coming in from 310 degrees with 5 to 7 foot surf with 12 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 4 to 5 feet from 200 degrees with 17 second periods.

Thursday, October the 19th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 307 degrees with 9 to 11 foot surf with 18 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 3 to 4 feet from 199 degrees with 16 second periods.

Friday, October the 20th: We're expecting an increase in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 304 degrees with 22 to 26 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 3 to 3 feet from 199 degrees with 14 second periods.

Saturday, October the 21st: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 301 degrees with 19 to 22 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 2 to 2 feet from 198 degrees with 14 second periods.

Sunday, October the 22nd: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 304 degrees with 11 to 13 foot surf with 13 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 179 degrees with 20 second periods.

Monday, October the 23rd: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 301 degrees with 10 to 12 foot surf with 13 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at an increase in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 3 to 4 feet from 178 degrees with 17 second periods.

Tuesday, October the 24th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 301 degrees with 15 to 17 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 3 to 4 feet from 178 degrees with 17 second periods.

Wednesday, October the 25th: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 302 degrees with 8 to 10 foot surf with 14 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 3 to 3 feet from 178 degrees with 15 second periods.

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