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The Patch ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.4
Consistency of Surf: 1.9
Difficulty Level: 1.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 2.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at The Patch (calm at Green Gulch Farm Muir Beach wx 12 km from The Patch). 1.1m 9 s period swell from WNW with an additional 0.6m 13 s period swell from WNW
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Clean
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The Patch Surf Forecast / CAL – Marin County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Tuesday 25 Sep 2018 PDT

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

Today's The Patch sea temperature is 13.4 °C (Statistics for 25 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 14.8 max: 17.1 min: 13.1 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
NW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.7
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
WNW
0.5
NW
0.4
NW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.4
NW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.3
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0.5
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0.6
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0.8
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0.8
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0.8
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0.8
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1.6
WNW
1.9
WNW
Period(s) (?)912111110101091214814171815161515151414107
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)75177154119108644429223318182859113183213294275268253588320
Wind
(km/h)
10
W
0
W
0
NE
15
WNW
5
WSW
5
WNW
15
WNW
5
W
5
W
10
W
5
SW
5
S
10
SW
10
SSE
10
S
15
SW
0
SSW
0
SE
5
WSW
5
NW
10
WNW
25
WNW
20
WNW
Wind State(?)crossglassglasscross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrossglassoncross-
on
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on
glassglasscrosscross-
off
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off
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off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

12:42AM
1.15
1:00PM
1.19

1:27AM
1.10
1:30PM
1.22

2:16AM
1.05

2:05PM
1.23
3:13AM
0.99

2:45PM
1.23
4:20AM
0.94

3:32PM
1.22

5:39AM
0.92
4:30PM
1.20

7:00AM
0.94


Low Tide
/ height (m)
7:06PM
0.21

7:16AM
0.19
7:42PM
0.16

7:49AM
0.25

8:22PM
0.12
8:26AM
0.33

9:08PM
0.09
9:07AM
0.41

10:01PM
0.07
9:57AM
0.48

11:03PM
0.06
11:03AM
0.54

12:12AM
0.05
12:23PM
0.56


Note: the tide data above is for Bolinas Lagoon, California which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Patch.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at The Patch blow from the N.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1814212619222417171814161816171916161716182015
Low °C
1714152318182114141613141815161715151714151814
Chill °C (?)
1814212619222417171814161816171916161716182013
Sunrise
--7:01--7:03--7:03--7:03--7:05--7:05--7:07--
Sunset
7:01--7:00--6:59--6:57--6:55--6:53--6:52--6:51-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Wed afternoon, min 13°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Tue afternoon, min 14°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the The Patch Surf forecast

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

The Patch is 15 km (9 miles) from the city of Corte Madera. If you plan a vacation in Marin County, look for hotels and other accommodation in Corte Madera. Corte Madera has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.