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Rockaway ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update Previously calm conditions have become cross-shore at Rockaway (light winds from the NNE at Vallemar Pacifica wx 1 km from Rockaway). 2.3m 14 s period swell from W with 1.3m 5 s period wind swell from S
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Actual: 36 min ago

Light
12.9 km/h
NNE
Cross-Shore
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Rockaway Surf Forecast / CAL – San Mateo / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Wednesday 18 Jan 2017 PST

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

Today's Rockaway sea temperature is 11.4 °C (Statistics for 18 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 12.3 max: 14.6 min: 10.6 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1413131314141416171817161413141414131312121213
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Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)148317104254452658616019699612454212952334716921496632493848870570775694380826882120164315591485
Wind
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40 SSE40
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40 SSE40
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35 WNW35
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15 SSE15
65 SSE65
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20 NNW20
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High Tide
/ height (m)

3:05PM
1.81

4:02AM
2.19
4:20PM
1.69

4:49AM
2.19
5:43PM
1.64

5:34AM
2.21
6:59PM
1.67

6:22AM
2.25

8:00PM
1.73
7:04AM
2.30

8:49PM
1.80
7:45AM
2.36

9:29PM
1.87
8:24AM
2.42

Low Tide
/ height (m)


9:13PM
0.85
10:41AM
1.01

10:02PM
1.01
11:46AM
0.91

10:57PM
1.14
12:45PM
0.79

11:54PM
1.22

1:34PM
0.66
12:46AM
1.27

2:17PM
0.53
1:38AM
1.28

2:54PM
0.42
2:21AM
1.27


Note: the tide data above is for Pacifica which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Rockaway.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Rockaway blow from the SE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
7:22--7:22--7:20--7:20--7:20--7:20--7:18--7:18-
Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 108mm), heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Wed night, min 10°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Thu afternoon, gales from the SSE by Sat night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 34mm), heaviest during Sat night. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Sun morning, min 5°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the S on Sat night, light winds from the NNE by Tue night).

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Information about the Rockaway Surf forecast

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

Rockaway is 1 km (1 miles) from Pacifica. If you plan a vacation in San Mateo, look for hotels and other accommodation in Pacifica. Pacifica has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.