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Cortez Bank ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Cortez Bank (fresh winds from the NW at SHIP250 36 km from Cortez Bank). no significant swell
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36 km away, 4 h 13 min ago

Moderate
32 km/h
NW
15.9
15.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Cortez Bank Surf Forecast / CAL – San Diego County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Saturday 10 Dec 2016 PST

Cortez Bank surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Cortez Bank sea temperature is 15.9 °C (Statistics for 10 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 15.9 max: 17.3 min: 14.8 °C)

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Energy(?)35227334282285078179476853436126522296157203146138978229717951126912993
Wind
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High Tide
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6:34PM
1.49

6:22AM
2.21

7:30PM
1.54
7:03AM
2.33

8:25PM
1.57
7:46AM
2.39

9:17PM
1.57
8:30AM
2.39

10:10PM
1.57
9:16AM
2.32

11:04PM
1.55
10:02AM
2.18

12:00AM
1.53


Low Tide
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12:33PM
0.39

11:53PM
0.70

1:21PM
0.17
12:39AM
0.73

2:08PM
0.01
1:26AM
0.77

2:55PM
-0.08
2:13AM
0.82

3:42PM
-0.09
3:00AM
0.88

4:30PM
-0.04
3:51AM
0.95

5:19PM
0.07

4:46AM
1.03

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 Cortez Bank blow from the E.
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High °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Sat morning, min 14°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Thu afternoon, min 12°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, near gales from the WNW by Thu night).

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Information about the Cortez Bank Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Cortez Bank provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Cortez Bank can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Cortez Bank 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 (Cortez Bank) 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 Cortez Bank 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.

Cortez Bank is 130 km (81 miles) from Catalina Island. If you plan a vacation in San Diego County, look for hotels and other accommodation in Catalina Island. Catalina Island has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.