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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 clean conditions at El Capitan (calm at Goleta 10 km from El Capitan). no significant swell
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Calm
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N
Clean
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El Capitan Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Saturday 20 Oct 2018 PDT

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 20.1 °C (Statistics for 20 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 16.7 max: 18.2 min: 15.3 °C)

SatSunday 21Monday 22
8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
Rating
(10 max)
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
0
0
2
1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.6
NW
0.8
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
WNW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
Period(s) (?)121212121212121211111111111110121211
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)14414214017417417410816911513012812612111569137135126
Wind
(km/h)
10
NNW
10
N
10
NNE
5
NNE
5
NE
5
S
10
SW
10
W
10
NNW
10
NNW
5
NNW
10
N
5
NNE
5
SSW
10
WSW
15
W
10
NW
10
NNW
Wind State(?)offoffoffoffcross-
off
oncross-
on
crosscross-
off
offoffoffglassglasscross-
on
crosscross-
off
off
Tide State(?)
highebbebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)
7:50PM
1.74




8:38AM
1.82



8:31PM
1.77



9:00AM
1.90



9:11PM
1.77
Low Tide
/ height (m)



2:14AM
0.54



2:38PM
0.77



2:42AM
0.57



3:11PM
0.63


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.
 SatSunday 21Monday 22
8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
------------------
Temp. °C
242423232327272522212020202627252020
Chill °C (?)
242423232327272522212020202627252020
Sunrise
----7:09-------7:11-----
Sunset
-------6:16-------6:15--

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