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Francis Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Francis Beach (calm at Half Moon Bay 1 km from Francis Beach). no significant swell
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Francis Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – San Mateo / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Thursday 15 Nov 2018 PST

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

Today's Francis Beach sea temperature is 13.2 °C (Statistics for 15 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 13.7 max: 16.2 min: 11.8 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4
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1.2
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1.1
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0.9
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0.7
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0.5
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0.9
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Period(s) (?)1413131211161514131312121110101017161414131212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)79151339523212513234836334225213613285535129140306405361423420472
Wind
(km/h)
5
N
5
NE
5
WNW
5
SSW
0
SSE
10
W
0
N
5
NE
5
WNW
0
NNE
5
NNE
10
NW
5
NNW
0
E
5
WSW
15
SSE
25
SSE
35
SSE
15
WSW
5
WNW
10
W
5
S
10
SSE
Wind State(?)glasscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

5:57AM
1.41
4:58PM
1.20

6:31AM
1.47
6:08PM
1.20

7:02AM
1.54

7:11PM
1.23
7:32AM
1.62

8:07PM
1.28
8:02AM
1.70

9:00PM
1.32
8:33AM
1.77

9:51PM
1.36
9:06AM
1.84

10:41PM
1.39

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:43PM
0.24
12:03PM
0.78

11:35PM
0.29
12:50PM
0.63

12:22AM
0.34

1:31PM
0.46
1:05AM
0.39

2:08PM
0.29
1:45AM
0.45

2:43PM
0.12
2:24AM
0.52

3:19PM
-0.05
3:03AM
0.59

3:57PM
-0.19
3:43AM
0.67

Note: the tide data above is for Half Moon Bay, California which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Francis Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Francis Beach blow from the E.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1418191517161317171518171619181518171515151313
Low °C
1315161415141315161415161416161417161414131313
Chill °C (?)
1418191517161317171518171619181517151415151312
Sunrise
-6:50--6:50--6:52--6:52--6:54--6:54--6:56--6:58
Sunset
--4:58--4:57--4:55--4:55--4:54--4:54--4:53--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Fri afternoon, min 13°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Tue morning, min 13°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the SSE by Wed morning).

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Information about the Francis Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Francis Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Francis Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Francis Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Francis Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Francis Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Francis Beach is 17 km (11 miles) from Belmont. If you plan a vacation in San Mateo, look for hotels and other accommodation in Belmont. Belmont has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.