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Mesa ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.4

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Mesa (light winds from the NW at Santa Barbara 6 km from Mesa). 1.2m 5 s period wind swell from WNW
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1 h 17 min ago

Moderate
18 km/h
NW
Cross-Shore
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Mesa Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Friday 20 Oct 2017 PDT

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

Today's Mesa sea temperature is 19.1 °C (Statistics for 20 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 16.9 max: 18.3 min: 15.3 °C)

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Swell
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)577151581918171616151414151414131313121212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)87473262186128691131061371241181121031001308989855552494948
Wind
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25 NW25
25 WNW25
35 WNW35
20 NW20
5 WSW5
10 WSW10
10 NNE10
5 WSW5
15 W15
10 NNE10
5 SW5
15 W15
10 NNE10
5 SW5
15 W15
10 N10
10 SSW10
10 WSW10
5 NE5
10 SSE10
5 S5
0 NE0
0 NNW0
Wind State(?)crosscrosscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:17AM
1.73

11:09PM
1.35
10:44AM
1.71

11:54PM
1.26
11:12AM
1.66

12:43AM
1.17
11:42AM
1.59

1:42AM
1.10
12:16PM
1.51

3:03AM
1.06
12:58PM
1.41







Low Tide
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4:58PM
0.07
4:34AM
0.54

5:36PM
0.09
5:00AM
0.66

6:16PM
0.12

5:27AM
0.77
7:01PM
0.18

5:56AM
0.87
7:55PM
0.24

6:33AM
0.96







Note: the tide data above is for Santa Barbara, California which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Mesa.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Mesa blow from the NE.
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Summary
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High °C
2120221722262329302733343034353132322827262423
Low °C
1818211617262323302727332929343029302524252323
Chill °C (?)
2120221622262329302733343034353132322827262423
Sunrise
7:07--7:09--7:09--7:11--7:11--7:13--7:13--7:13-
Sunset
-6:16--6:15--6:15--6:14--6:13--6:12--6:10--6:09
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 33°C on Mon morning, min 16°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Fri afternoon, calm by Sun morning).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 35°C on Tue afternoon, min 23°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Mesa Surf forecast

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

Mesa 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.