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

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Refugio State Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Thursday 31 Jul 2014 PDT

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

Today's Refugio State Beach sea temperature is 19.9 °C (Statistics for 31 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 17.0 max: 18.4 min: 16.1 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period (s) (?) 8 7 15 14 8 8 7 7 14 14 12 12 11 8 10 14 8 18 18 17 15 15 15
Surfscale
Wave
Graph

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Energy (?) 120 111 79 74 110 84 79 79 67 134 199 174 123 156 82 92 115 249 240 293 123 184 181
Wind
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30 WNW30
15 NW15
15 WSW15
20 W20
10 NW10
15 SW15
15 WSW15
5 NNW5
10 WSW10
20 W20
10 NW10
15 WSW15
20 W20
15 NW15
15 W15
20 W20
15 NW15
15 W15
20 W20
15 NW15
15 WSW15
25 W25
15 NW15
Wind State (?) cross cross-
off
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cross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

12:51AM
1.54

2:06PM
1.68
1:46AM
1.39

2:48PM
1.72
3:03AM
1.26

3:40PM
1.77
4:57AM
1.21

4:35PM
1.86

6:37AM
1.25
5:33PM
1.97

7:37AM
1.34





Low Tide
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7:20PM
1.02

7:18AM
0.74

8:25PM
1.01
7:46AM
0.85

9:48PM
0.96
8:21AM
0.95

11:08PM
0.84
9:19AM
1.03

12:16AM
0.67
10:34AM
1.08

1:10AM
0.48
11:51AM
1.08





Note: the tide data above is for Beavers which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Refugio State Beach. New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Refugio State Beach blow from the NNE.
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Summary
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
27 24 27 27 27 28 27 25 27 27 24 25 25 23 25 25 22 25 25 21 24 24 22
Low °C
26 23 25 26 25 26 26 24 25 26 23 23 24 22 23 24 22 22 24 21 22 23 22
Chill °C (?)
27 24 27 27 27 28 27 25 27 27 24 25 25 23 25 25 22 25 25 21 24 24 22
Sunrise
- - 6:09 - - 6:11 - - 6:11 - - 6:13 - - 6:13 - - 6:13 - - 6:15 - -
Sunset
20:01 - - 20:00 - - 20:00 - - 20:00 - - 19:59 - - 19:58 - - 19:57 - - 19:55 -
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Sat morning, min 23°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Thu afternoon, calm by Sat night). Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Mon morning, min 21°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Refugio State Beach Surf forecast

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

Refugio State Beach is 21 km (13 miles) from Isla Vista. If you plan a vacation in Santa Barbara, look for hotels and other accommodation in Isla Vista. Isla Vista has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.

 

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