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 9 am Sunday 01 Feb 2015 PST

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 16.6 °C (Statistics for 01 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 13.8 max: 15.6 min: 12.0 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period (s) (?) 13 13 13 12 13 12 14 13 13 13 12 13 12 12 13 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13
Surfscale
Wave
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Energy (?) 373 361 339 232 627 528 1207 1267 1077 875 861 688 413 258 941 865 1369 1840 1944 1562 2185 2199 2504
Wind
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0 NNW0
15 W15
5 N5
5 SSW5
15 W15
10 NNE10
5 SE5
15 W15
5 NE5
10 SE10
10 SW10
0 SE0
10 SE10
10 WSW10
10 ESE10
15 SE15
15 SE15
10 E10
10 ENE10
15 SW15
5 ESE5
15 ESE15
5 ESE5
Wind State (?) glass cross-
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High Tide
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9:07PM
1.58
8:12AM
2.15

9:36PM
1.61
8:46AM
2.13

10:05PM
1.64
9:21AM
2.08

10:34PM
1.66
9:53AM
2.00

11:02PM
1.67
10:26AM
1.88

11:32PM
1.68
11:01AM
1.74

12:06AM
1.68
11:38AM
1.58

Low Tide
/ height (m)

2:43PM
0.25
2:02AM
0.96

3:13PM
0.25
2:39AM
0.93

3:43PM
0.27
3:14AM
0.91

4:11PM
0.32
3:51AM
0.90

4:41PM
0.40

4:29AM
0.91
5:08PM
0.50

5:10AM
0.93
5:35PM
0.62

5:56AM
0.96

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 some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs light rain
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
23 21 20 24 23 21 25 25 22 22 21 19 22 20 18 21 20 17 21 19 18 15 17
Sunrise
6:58 - - 6:56 - - 6:56 - - 6:54 - - 6:54 - - 6:54 - - 6:52 - - 6:52 -
Sunset
- 17:29 - - 17:30 - - 17:30 - - 17:31 - - 17:32 - - 17:34 - - 17:35 - - 17:36
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Tue morning, min 18°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light. Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Sun morning. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Thu morning, min 16°C on Sun morning). 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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