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El Capitan ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.8
Difficulty Level: 4.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.4

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at El Capitan (calm at El Capitan State Beach Goleta wx 1 km from El Capitan). no significant swell
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Calm
4.8 km/h
NNE
Glassy
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El Capitan Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 pm Sunday 10 Dec 2017 PST

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

Today's El Capitan sea temperature is 15.5 °C (Statistics for 10 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 17.0 min: 13.3 °C)

Sunday 10Monday 11Tuesday 12
1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM
Rating
(10 max)
3
1
3
3
2
2
3
3
3
2
3
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
1
WNW
1
W
1
W
0.6
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.8
WNW
2
WNW
Period(s) (?)121212121117161615151515141414141413
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)297217293274265227390435532498485773763874947113911221339
Wind
(km/h)
5
SW
5
W
5
NNE
10
NNE
5
NNE
5
NNE
10
NNE
0
NW
10
WSW
10
W
10
NNW
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
5
NE
10
WSW
10
W
Wind State(?)cross-
on
crossoffcross-
off
offoffoffglasscross-
on
crossoffoffoffoffcross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross
Tide State(?)
lowflowflowebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)

3:31PM
1.56




5:01AM
1.89



4:57PM
1.49



5:42AM
1.97



Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:14AM
1.04



10:03PM
0.56



11:29AM
0.87



10:56PM
0.67



12:25PM
0.70

Note: the tide data above is for Beavers which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for El Capitan.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at El Capitan blow from the N.
 Sunday 10Monday 11Tuesday 12
1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
262422212120192426242019191818242623
Chill °C (?)
262422212120192426242019191818242623
Sunrise
------6:56-------6:56---
Sunset
-4:50-------4:50-------4:50

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