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Imperial Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.6
Crowds: 3.7

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Imperial Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – San Diego County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Monday 25 May 2015 PDT

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

Today's Imperial Beach sea temperature is 17.6 °C (Statistics for 25 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.9 max: 18.3 min: 15.1 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)151414141318161716161615151414141416166677
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)279329242229170159118235326318287280183167164979164626411397236
Wind
(km/h)
15 WNW15
5 NW5
15 W15
20 WNW20
10 NW10
20 WNW20
20 WNW20
10 NW10
15 W15
15 WNW15
5 WNW5
15 W15
15 WNW15
5 NW5
15 WNW15
15 WNW15
10 NW10
15 WNW15
15 WNW15
5 NW5
10 W10
15 W15
10 NW10
Wind State(?)oncross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
5:19PM
1.21
4:29AM
1.05

5:59PM
1.30

5:43AM
1.03
6:32PM
1.40

6:44AM
1.05
7:01PM
1.49

7:34AM
1.09
7:30PM
1.59

8:18AM
1.12
8:00PM
1.68

8:59AM
1.15

8:30PM
1.76
9:39AM
1.17


Low Tide
/ height (m)

11:12PM
0.70
10:57AM
0.31

12:15AM
0.55
11:44AM
0.35

1:01AM
0.40
12:24PM
0.38

1:39AM
0.24
1:01PM
0.41

2:14AM
0.09
1:35PM
0.43

2:48AM
-0.04

2:08PM
0.45
3:23AM
-0.15

2:42PM
0.48

Note: the tide data above is for Imperial Beach, California which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Imperial Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Imperial Beach blow from the E.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1716161716171716192018212219232220222319222320
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
1715151615161616192018212219232220222319222320
Sunrise
--5:43--5:43--5:43--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--
Sunset
19:45--19:46--19:47--19:47--19:49--19:49--19:50--19:51-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Thu afternoon, min 14°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Sat morning, min 18°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Imperial Beach Surf forecast

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

Imperial Beach is 2 km (1 miles) from the city of Imperial Beach. If you plan a vacation in San Diego County, look for hotels and other accommodation in Imperial Beach. Imperial Beach has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.