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Bean Hollow State Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0
Camping: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Bean Hollow State Beach (calm at Half Moon Bay 17 km from Bean Hollow State Beach). 0.9m 12 s period swell from WNW with an additional 0.8m 17 s period swell from S , plus 0.6m 3 s period wind swell from NW
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17 km away, 1 h 18 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
SW
18.0
13.6
Air / Water (°C)
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Bean Hollow State Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – San Mateo / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Thursday 16 Aug 2018 PDT

Bean Hollow State Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Bean Hollow State Beach sea temperature is 13.6 °C (Statistics for 16 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 16.5 min: 13.4 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
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0.9
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0.9
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1
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0.9
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0.9
S
0.8
S
0.8
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0.8
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1.4
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1.8
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1.4
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0.9
WNW
1
NW
0.9
NW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
1.5
NW
1.8
NW
Period(s) (?)1716161515151414148988877121112111188
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)3584074124533673392572532362734542882999810267153140189138138248373
Wind
(km/h)
10
NNW
10
NW
15
NW
0
WNW
5
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10
W
5
NW
10
WNW
15
WNW
5
WNW
15
WNW
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WNW
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10
NW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
4:09AM
1.65

4:22PM
2.07

5:35AM
1.55
5:16PM
2.05

7:02AM
1.53
6:11PM
2.04

8:14AM
1.57
7:03PM
2.05

9:07AM
1.63
7:51PM
2.08

9:48AM
1.68

8:35PM
2.12
10:22AM
1.72

9:16PM
2.15

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:11PM
0.75
9:47AM
0.91

11:23PM
0.71
10:43AM
1.07

12:33AM
0.65
11:46AM
1.18

1:33AM
0.57
12:51PM
1.23

2:24AM
0.50
1:48PM
1.23

3:07AM
0.44

2:36PM
1.21
3:45AM
0.39

3:18PM
1.16
4:19AM
0.36

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Bean Hollow State Beach blow from the E.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1518221822231920211717171316171316181418181413
Low °C
1314201718211617201414151213161313161314171413
Chill °C (?)
1418221822231920211717161216161116181418181312
Sunrise
-6:28--6:28--6:28--6:30--6:31--6:31--6:33--6:33
Sunset
--7:58--7:57--7:54--7:53--7:52--7:51--7:50--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Sat afternoon, min 13°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Wed afternoon, min 12°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Bean Hollow State Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Bean Hollow State Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Bean Hollow State Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Bean Hollow State Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Bean Hollow State Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Bean Hollow State Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Bean Hollow State Beach is 32 km (20 miles) from the city of Palo Alto. If you plan a vacation in San Mateo, look for hotels and other accommodation in Palo Alto. Palo Alto has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.