Surf Forecasts:: Northern California

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WaveCast Northern California
1-23-2021 2:45 PM

NNW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/23/2021, 2:45 PM
1/22/2021 8:00 AM - 1/30/2021 0:00 AM

1/22/20211/23/20211/24/20211/25/20211/26/20211/27/20211/28/20211/29/20211/30/2021
Dir: 301
Max: 12-14
Prd: 11
Dir: 301
Max: 10-12
Prd: 11
Dir: 305
Max: 13-15
Prd: 10
Dir: 306
Max: 17-20
Prd: 11
Dir: 302
Max: 17-20
Prd: 15
Dir: 293
Max: 11-13
Prd: 12
Dir: 281
Max: 24-29
Prd: 17
Dir: 297
Max: 13-16
Prd: 14
Dir: 299
Max: 7-9
Prd: 12

SSW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/23/2021, 2:45 PM
1/22/2021 8:00 AM - 1/30/2021 0:00 AM

1/22/20211/23/20211/24/20211/25/20211/26/20211/27/20211/28/20211/29/20211/30/2021
Dir: 197
Max: 2-3
Prd: 18
Dir: 198
Max: 3-3
Prd: 17
Dir: 201
Max: 2-2
Prd: 15
Dir: 200
Max: 1-2
Prd: 14
Dir: 185
Max: 2-2
Prd: 5
Dir: 200
Max: 8-10
Prd: 8
Dir: 180
Max: 10-12
Prd: 10
Dir: 212
Max: 4-5
Prd: 9
Dir: 219
Max: 3-3
Prd: 8


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

Friday, January the 22nd: Swell will be coming in from 301 degrees with 12 to 14 foot surf with 11 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 197 degrees with 18 second periods.

Saturday, January 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 11 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 3 to 3 feet from 198 degrees with 17 second periods.

Sunday, January the 24th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 305 degrees with 13 to 15 foot surf with 10 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 201 degrees with 15 second periods.

Monday, January the 25th: We're expecting an increase in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 306 degrees with 17 to 20 foot surf with 11 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 200 degrees with 14 second periods.

Tuesday, January the 26th: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 302 degrees with 17 to 20 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 185 degrees with 5 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 27th: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 293 degrees with 11 to 13 foot surf with 12 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at an increase in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 8 to 10 feet from 200 degrees with 8 second periods.

Thursday, January the 28th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 281 degrees with 24 to 29 foot surf with 17 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at an increase in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 10 to 12 feet from 180 degrees with 10 second periods.

Friday, January the 29th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 297 degrees with 13 to 16 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 4 to 5 feet from 212 degrees with 9 second periods.