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Lighthouse ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Lighthouse (calm at Red Mountain Rd Cambria wx 19 km from Lighthouse). 1.6m 16 s period swell from WNW with an additional 1.3m 12 s period swell from WNW , plus 1.8m 7 s period wind swell from WNW
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Calm
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11.1
14.7
Air / Water (°C)
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Lighthouse Surf Forecast / CAL – San Luis Obispo / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Thursday 14 Dec 2017 PST

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

Today's Lighthouse sea temperature is 14.7 °C (Statistics for 14 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 13.7 max: 15.9 min: 12.2 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7
WNW
1.8
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2.5
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2.5
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2.4
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2.1
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2.5
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Period(s) (?)151517161515101111111111910161514151414131312
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)1418151137413040271619501508190617641642121429717226810741255146819891977211078020761890
Wind
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10
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NW
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WNW
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10
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Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
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8:39PM
1.11
7:50AM
1.74

9:25PM
1.12
8:19AM
1.75

10:06PM
1.14
8:48AM
1.75

10:45PM
1.14
9:18AM
1.73

11:23PM
1.14
9:49AM
1.70

12:03AM
1.14
10:21AM
1.65




Low Tide
/ height (m)

2:22PM
0.02
1:29AM
0.60

2:59PM
-0.07
2:04AM
0.66

3:33PM
-0.12
2:37AM
0.72

4:05PM
-0.16
3:10AM
0.76

4:38PM
-0.16
3:44AM
0.79

5:11PM
-0.15

4:20AM
0.83




Note: the tide data above is for San Simeon, California which is 10 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Lighthouse.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Lighthouse 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
7:07--7:07--7:07--7:07--7:09--7:09--7:09--7:11-
Sunset
-4:52--4:52--4:52--4:53--4:53--4:53--4:54--4:54
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Thu morning, min 13°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Mon morning, min 9°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Lighthouse Surf forecast

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

Lighthouse is 54 km (34 miles) from Paso Robles. If you plan a vacation in San Luis Obispo, look for hotels and other accommodation in Paso Robles. Paso Robles has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.