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Tarpits ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Tarpits (light winds from the WSW at BUOY-NTBC1 16 km from Tarpits). 0.6m 13 s period swell from SSW with an additional 0.5m 11 s period swell from SSE
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16 km away, 2 h 48 min ago

Light
11 km/h
WSW
18.9
19.4
Air / Water (°C)
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Tarpits Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Sunday 20 Aug 2017 PDT

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

Today's Tarpits sea temperature is 19.4 °C (Statistics for 20 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 19.5 min: 15.7 °C)

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Swell
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1413131312121212111112111089869912121717
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Wave
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Energy(?)104685431302727442546352942296736629433927245349
Wind
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10 SW10
5 SSE5
10 SSW10
10 SW10
5 W5
10 SW10
15 WSW15
5 NW5
10 SSW10
15 WSW15
5 N5
10 SSW10
10 SW10
5 ENE5
10 SSW10
10 WSW10
5 NE5
10 SW10
10 WSW10
5 NE5
10 SW10
15 WSW15
5 NNW5
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High Tide
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9:09PM
2.36
10:27AM
1.81

9:55PM
2.31
11:04AM
1.85

10:40PM
2.19
11:42AM
1.87

11:25PM
2.03
12:18PM
1.87

12:11AM
1.83
12:57PM
1.85

1:00AM
1.63
1:38PM
1.81





Low Tide
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3:01PM
0.84
4:04AM
0.06

3:48PM
0.78
4:43AM
0.13

4:36PM
0.75

5:20AM
0.25
5:24PM
0.75

5:56AM
0.40
6:14PM
0.77

6:31AM
0.58
7:08PM
0.81

7:04AM
0.76





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

Offshore winds at Tarpits blow from the NE.
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
--6:22--6:24--6:24--6:24--6:26--6:26--6:28--
Sunset
7:38--7:37--7:36--7:35--7:34--7:31--7:30--7:30-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Wed afternoon, min 20°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 34°C on Sun morning, min 25°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Tarpits Surf forecast

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

Tarpits is 16 km (10 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.