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

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Tarpits Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Thursday 27 Nov 2014 PST

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 17.6 °C (Statistics for 27 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 15.2 max: 17.6 min: 14.0 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period (s) (?) 16 14 14 13 12 12 11 10 10 10 9 8 7 11 10 12 11 10 10 9 9 9 8
Surfscale
Wave
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Energy (?) 122 327 383 290 151 137 86 54 50 46 15 12 17 64 106 333 188 173 150 144 144 76 51
Wind
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0 ESE0
5 SW5
15 W15
0 SE0
10 SSE10
10 S10
25 ESE25
25 ESE25
20 SE20
20 ESE20
15 SE15
15 SE15
25 E25
35 E35
35 E35
25 ESE25
20 ESE20
15 SE15
15 E15
10 SE10
10 SW10
5 NNW5
5 NNW5
Wind State (?) glass glass cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
2:44AM
1.68

1:31PM
1.74
3:41AM
1.79

3:01PM
1.62

4:33AM
1.92
4:32PM
1.57

5:19AM
2.05
5:49PM
1.57

6:01AM
2.17
6:56PM
1.60

6:40AM
2.26






Low Tide
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7:59AM
1.18

8:37PM
0.47
9:36AM
1.06

9:37PM
0.56
10:58AM
0.86

10:34PM
0.64
12:00PM
0.64

11:28PM
0.72
12:51PM
0.44

12:14AM
0.79

1:37PM
0.27





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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Summary
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear rain shwrs mod. rain rain shwrs some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain (mm)
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High °C
26 26 24 22 21 20 16 18 18 16 20 19 18 16 16 17 19 18 16 19 19 18 17
Low °C
24 25 22 19 21 18 14 18 16 15 18 17 17 16 16 16 19 16 16 18 17 17 17
Chill °C (?)
26 26 24 22 21 20 15 17 18 15 20 19 17 14 14 16 19 18 15 19 19 18 17
Sunrise
- 6:43 - - 6:43 - - 6:45 - - 6:46 - - 6:47 - - 6:48 - - 6:48 - - 6:48
Sunset
- - 16:47 - - 16:47 - - 16:47 - - 16:46 - - 16:46 - - 16:46 - - 16:46 - -
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Thu night, min 14°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light. Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 17mm), heaviest on Mon night. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Mon afternoon, min 16°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the E on Tue morning, calm by Thu night).

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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.

 

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