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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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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for El Capitan based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on surf-forecast.com to see what is happening with the weather in El Capitan right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near El Capitan

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /
Cloud

Vereda Leyenda Galeria Goleta wx

10 km ESE22 m above sea level

1 hour ago
cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
wind obs. (6.4 kph from 0 degs) was rejected
(- km/h at -°)
17.8 °C11.3
11.3
-
-
-

Goleta

10 km E27 m above sea level

1 hour ago
dry
5 N5
calm
(3 km/h at 0°)
18 °C-
-
-
-
0

El Capitan State Beach Hwy 101 Goleta wx

11 km W209 m above sea level

1 hour ago
cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
0 N0
calm
(0 km/h at 0°)
18.6 °C8.0
8.0
-
-
-

Goleta

12 km E50 m above sea level

1 hour ago
dry
0 NNE0
calm
(0 km/h at 13°)
18 °C-
-
-
-
0

LogMeIn Inc Goleta wx

13 km ESE37 m above sea level

44 minutes ago
cloudy
Overcast
0 N0
calm
(0 km/h at 0°)
18.5 °C11.3
11.3
-
-
-

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to El Capitan and within an acceptable time window.