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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 9 pm Tuesday 20 Feb 2018 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 14.7 °C (Statistics for 20 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 13.7 max: 15.0 min: 12.3 °C)

TueWednesday 21Thursday 22
7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
Rating
(10 max)
3
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
1
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
2.1
NW
0.6
WNW
1.8
NW
0.7
NW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.9
NW
2.3
NW
2.2
WNW
Period(s) (?)11111117101616151515151414149788
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)466441999184639258310302294283272431501621300383649666
Wind
(km/h)
15
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
5
NW
10
W
20
WNW
15
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
15
WNW
30
WNW
30
NW
25
NW
20
NW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
lowflowhighebbebblowflowhighebbebbflowhighebblowflowhighebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)


12:53AM
1.78




1:16PM
1.40



1:43AM
1.81



2:58PM
1.29


Low Tide
/ height (m)
6:14PM
0.76




7:32AM
0.85


6:51PM
0.89




8:59AM
0.78



7:50PM
1.01

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 21Thursday 22
7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
clear
clear
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearcloudysome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
------------------
Temp. °C
978761214149888812131298
Chill °C (?)
65654121312766771011965
Sunrise
----6:37-------6:37-----
Sunset
-------5:49-------5:50--

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