Surf Forecasts:: Northern California

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WaveCast Northern California
4-29-2017 4:45 AM

NNW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 4/29/2017, 4:45 AM
4/28/2017 8:00 AM - 5/6/2017 0:00 AM

4/28/20174/29/20174/30/20175/1/20175/2/20175/3/20175/4/20175/5/20175/6/2017
Dir: 306
Max: 7-9
Prd: 9
Dir: 309
Max: 6-7
Prd: 9
Dir: 312
Max: 7-9
Prd: 8
Dir: 314
Max: 9-10
Prd: 9
Dir: 314
Max: 9-10
Prd: 9
Dir: 308
Max: 6-7
Prd: 9
Dir: 303
Max: 7-9
Prd: 14
Dir: 305
Max: 8-9
Prd: 13
Dir: 310
Max: 8-10
Prd: 11

SSW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 4/29/2017, 4:45 AM
4/28/2017 8:00 AM - 5/6/2017 0:00 AM

4/28/20174/29/20174/30/20175/1/20175/2/20175/3/20175/4/20175/5/20175/6/2017
Dir: 187
Max: 2-2
Prd: 14
Dir: 188
Max: 1-2
Prd: 13
Dir: 205
Max: 3-4
Prd: 18
Dir: 203
Max: 3-4
Prd: 17
Dir: 203
Max: 2-3
Prd: 16
Dir: 201
Max: 3-4
Prd: 19
Dir: 197
Max: 3-4
Prd: 18
Dir: 200
Max: 3-4
Prd: 16
Dir: 194
Max: 2-2
Prd: 15


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

Friday, April the 28th: Swell will be coming in from 306 degrees with 7 to 9 foot surf with 9 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 2 feet from 187 degrees with 14 second periods.

Saturday, April the 29th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 309 degrees with 6 to 7 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 188 degrees with 13 second periods.

Sunday, April the 30th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 312 degrees with 7 to 9 foot surf with 8 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 205 degrees with 18 second periods.

Monday, May the 1st: We're expecting an increase in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 314 degrees with 9 to 10 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 3 to 4 feet from 203 degrees with 17 second periods.

Tuesday, May the 2nd: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 314 degrees with 9 to 10 foot surf with 9 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 3 feet from 203 degrees with 16 second periods.

Wednesday, May the 3rd: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 308 degrees with 6 to 7 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 201 degrees with 19 second periods.

Thursday, May the 4th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 303 degrees with 7 to 9 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 3 to 4 feet from 197 degrees with 18 second periods.

Friday, May the 5th: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 305 degrees with 8 to 9 foot surf with 13 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 200 degrees with 16 second periods.

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