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Hammonds Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 2.4

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Hammonds Reef (calm at BUOY-NTBC1 6 km from Hammonds Reef). 1.7m 13 s period swell from W
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4 km/h
WSW
Glassy
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Hammonds Reef Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Saturday 16 Dec 2017 PST

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

Today's Hammonds Reef sea temperature is 15.7 °C (Statistics for 16 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 14.5 max: 16.6 min: 12.6 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1
W
0.7
W
0.6
W
0.5
W
0.2
WNW
0.2
SSW
0.3
WNW
0.2
SSW
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.2
SSW
1.2
WNW
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.3
WNW
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.2
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0.1
SW
0.2
SSW
0.2
S
0.2
S
Period(s) (?)131312121114101412131412699911111214141919
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)3501581127012212018313465141153940171010118192928
Wind
(km/h)
10
NNE
5
SSE
10
WSW
10
NNE
5
SSW
10
WSW
5
NNE
5
S
10
WSW
5
NNW
5
W
20
WNW
15
N
5
W
10
WSW
5
N
5
SW
10
W
5
NNE
5
SSW
5
W
5
NE
10
NE
Wind State(?)offglasscrossoffcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

8:14AM
2.19

9:57PM
1.55
8:44AM
2.18

10:36PM
1.53
9:17AM
2.15

11:16PM
1.52
9:49AM
2.09

12:02AM
1.50
10:21AM
2.01

12:49AM
1.49
10:53AM
1.90






Low Tide
/ height (m)
2:01AM
1.03

3:26PM
0.24
2:33AM
1.07

4:01PM
0.23
3:05AM
1.11

4:36PM
0.25
3:38AM
1.16

5:13PM
0.30

4:13AM
1.21
5:49PM
0.37

4:55AM
1.26






Note: the tide data above is for Montecito which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Hammonds Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Hammonds Reef blow from the N.
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Summary
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
-6:58--6:58--7:00--7:00--7:01--7:01--7:01--7:01
Sunset
--4:50--4:51--4:51--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Mon morning, min 14°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Sat morning, min 9°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Hammonds Reef Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Hammonds Reef provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Hammonds Reef can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Hammonds Reef 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 (Hammonds Reef) 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 Hammonds Reef 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.

Hammonds Reef is 5 km (3 miles) from the city of Santa Ana. If you plan a vacation in Santa Barbara, look for hotels and other accommodation in Santa Ana. Santa Ana has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.