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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

Overall: 3.6

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Imperial Beach (calm at Imperial Beach wx 1 km from Imperial Beach). 1.0m 7 s period swell from WNW with an additional 0.5m 13 s period swell from WNW , plus 2.1m 7 s period wind swell from WNW
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Imperial Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – San Diego County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Monday 27 Mar 2017 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 16.8 °C (Statistics for 27 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 15.4 max: 16.7 min: 14.1 °C)

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Period(s) (?)789191817161616151591010101113132019181717
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Wave
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Energy(?)2314701143736826898854677999838309140720961633988400627372555780130215601518
Wind
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10 W10
15 WNW15
5 ESE5
10 WNW10
15 WNW15
5 N5
10 WNW10
15 WNW15
0 SW0
10 SW10
15 WSW15
10 SSW10
15 WNW15
20 WNW20
10 SE10
5 SW5
10 W10
0 ENE0
10 WNW10
15 WNW15
0 WSW0
0 SSW0
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High Tide
/ height (m)
9:27AM
1.66

9:54PM
1.62
10:08AM
1.60

10:27PM
1.69
10:53AM
1.50

11:03PM
1.72
11:42AM
1.34

11:43PM
1.70
12:40PM
1.17

12:28AM
1.63
1:55PM
1.02

1:25AM
1.53

3:37PM
0.94



Low Tide
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3:40PM
-0.16
3:58AM
-0.07

4:13PM
-0.08
4:41AM
-0.13

4:47PM
0.04

5:29AM
-0.15
5:23PM
0.19

6:23AM
-0.11
6:04PM
0.37

7:28AM
-0.04
6:54PM
0.55

8:47AM
0.02




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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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Wed morning, min 14°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Sun morning, min 15°C on Thu 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.