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Isla Vista ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.9

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Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - Santa Barbara

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-shore wind 3 km from Isla Vista has become onshore (light winds from the SW at Santa Barbara Airport). Becoming choppy at Isla Vista. 2.1m 13 s period swell from W with an additional 0.5m 14 s period swell from SSW
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Actual: 55 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
SW
Onshore
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Isla Vista Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Thursday 21 Mar 2019 PDT

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

Today's Isla Vista sea temperature is 12.5 °C (Statistics for 21 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 13.7 max: 15.4 min: 12.3 °C)

Thursday 21Friday 22Saturday 23
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
Rating
(10 max)
5
5
3
0
3
3
3
4
4
4
0
0
2
4
4
4
5
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2
W
2
W
2
W
2
W
2.1
WNW
2
WNW
2
WNW
2
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.9
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.4
WNW
Period(s) (?)141413131313121211111112121616161616
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)16221509144314211452120211451140828691759105296415211550199124472836
Wind
(km/h)
5
E
10
WSW
20
W
25
W
20
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NNW
10
W
20
W
30
WNW
20
NW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NW
5
WNW
15
W
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)

10:37AM
2.12




11:09PM
2.07



11:28AM
1.97



11:47PM
2.08



Low Tide
/ height (m)



4:55PM
0.32




5:21AM
0.42



5:32PM
0.50



6:14AM
0.41

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

Offshore winds at Isla Vista blow from the NE.
 Thursday 21Friday 22Saturday 23
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
11----------------
Temp. °C
121314151211121112161817141313131415
Chill °C (?)
1212131310911911161716121212121414
Sunrise
7:01-------6:58-------6:58-
Sunset
---7:12-------7:12------

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