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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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El Capitan Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Tuesday 14 Aug 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 21.2 °C (Statistics for 14 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 17.2 max: 19.0 min: 15.4 °C)

TueWednesday 15Thursday 16
8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
Rating
(10 max)
1
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
1
2
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
1.3
NW
0.8
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.4
NW
0.3
SSW
0.9
WNW
1.3
NW
0.4
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
Period(s) (?)8666661212146614141413131313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)106696260141463139405613277125123118113147142
Wind
(km/h)
10
WNW
5
NW
5
NW
5
NNW
0
WNW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
NW
5
NNW
0
N
0
E
0
SSW
5
SSW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
WNW
5
N
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
glass
Tide State(?)
-flowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflowflowebblowflowhighebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)


12:51AM
1.85



1:52PM
1.87



1:55AM
1.61




2:43PM
1.86


Low Tide
/ height (m)




7:18AM
0.48




8:06PM
0.80



8:02AM
0.69



9:26PM
0.79

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.
 TueWednesday 15Thursday 16
8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
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
222121202226282723232221222727272424
Chill °C (?)
222121202226282723232221222727272424
Sunrise
----6:20-------6:20-----
Sunset
-------7:46-------7:45--

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