Surf Forecasts:: Northern California

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WaveCast Northern California
7-17-2018 2:45 PM

NNW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 7/17/2018, 2:45 PM
7/16/2018 8:00 AM - 7/24/2018 0:00 AM

7/16/20187/17/20187/18/20187/19/20187/20/20187/21/20187/22/20187/23/20187/24/2018
Dir: 310
Max: 2-2
Prd: 8
Dir: 308
Max: 3-4
Prd: 8
Dir: 310
Max: 5-6
Prd: 9
Dir: 311
Max: 5-6
Prd: 9
Dir: 314
Max: 4-5
Prd: 9
Dir: 315
Max: 4-5
Prd: 9
Dir: 318
Max: 4-5
Prd: 10
Dir: 318
Max: 3-4
Prd: 9
Dir: 315
Max: 2-3
Prd: 9

SSW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 7/17/2018, 2:45 PM
7/16/2018 8:00 AM - 7/24/2018 0:00 AM

7/16/20187/17/20187/18/20187/19/20187/20/20187/21/20187/22/20187/23/20187/24/2018
Dir: 183
Max: 2-2
Prd: 12
Dir: 181
Max: 1-2
Prd: 12
Dir: 225
Max: 1-2
Prd: 18
Dir: 224
Max: 1-2
Prd: 17
Dir: 215
Max: 2-3
Prd: 16
Dir: 211
Max: 3-4
Prd: 18
Dir: 209
Max: 3-4
Prd: 18
Dir: 203
Max: 4-5
Prd: 17
Dir: 196
Max: 4-5
Prd: 20


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

Monday, July the 16th: Swell will be coming in from 310 degrees with 2 foot surf with 8 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 2 feet from 183 degrees with 12 second periods.

Tuesday, July the 17th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 308 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 8 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 181 degrees with 12 second periods.

Wednesday, July the 18th: We're expecting an increase in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 310 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 9 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 225 degrees with 18 second periods.

Thursday, July the 19th: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 311 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 9 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 224 degrees with 17 second periods.

Friday, July the 20th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 314 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 9 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 215 degrees with 16 second periods.

Saturday, July the 21st: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 315 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 9 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 211 degrees with 18 second periods.

Sunday, July the 22nd: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 318 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 10 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 209 degrees with 18 second periods.

Monday, July the 23rd: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 318 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 9 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at an increase in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 4 to 5 feet from 203 degrees with 17 second periods.

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