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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 Continuing glassy conditions at Mesa (calm at East Alta Mesa Arroyo Santa Barbara wx 2 km from Mesa). no significant swell
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Calm
2.9 km/h
NNW
Glassy
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Mesa Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Thursday 14 Dec 2017 PST

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 15.6 °C (Statistics for 14 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 16.5 min: 13.0 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.5
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0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.7
WNW
1.2
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1.4
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1
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0.7
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0.4
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0.3
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1.5
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0.5
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0.4
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0.3
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Period(s) (?)181616159111213121211101414121314146891011
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)16335432023722047831915611070402218183034684019229292010
Wind
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5
NE
5
SW
15
W
15
WNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
5
N
10
WSW
10
W
5
NNE
5
SSE
10
WSW
5
N
5
SSW
10
W
5
NNW
10
W
20
WNW
10
NNE
5
WSW
10
WSW
5
N
5
N
Wind State(?)glassoncross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
glassoncross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

7:20AM
1.76

8:46PM
1.12
7:49AM
1.78

9:26PM
1.12
8:18AM
1.78

10:04PM
1.12
8:48AM
1.76

10:41PM
1.12
9:19AM
1.73

11:20PM
1.12
9:51AM
1.67






Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:59AM
0.56

2:29PM
-0.07
1:31AM
0.62

3:03PM
-0.12
2:02AM
0.67

3:35PM
-0.14
2:33AM
0.71

4:08PM
-0.15
3:05AM
0.74

4:41PM
-0.13
3:40AM
0.77







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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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2325231921201517161618181721201823231721191717
Low °C
2224211719151417151518161720191720191520171717
Chill °C (?)
2325231921201417161618181721201823231721191717
Sunrise
-6:58--6:58--6:58--6:58--7:00--7:01--7:01--7:01
Sunset
--4:50--4:50--4:51--4:51--4:52--4:52--4:52--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Fri morning, min 14°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Wed morning, min 15°C on Wed 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.