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The Wedge ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 3.4

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at The Wedge (calm at Corona Del Mar 1 km from The Wedge). no significant swell
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Actual: 48 min ago

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The Wedge Surf Forecast / CAL – Orange County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Monday 26 Sep 2016 PDT

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

Today's The Wedge sea temperature is 20.5 °C (Statistics for 26 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 19.2 max: 21.5 min: 17.9 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)14141616161510181716161514141716161514148138
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)65625349807490981461832422152061922001813202792031461429265
Wind
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5 NE5
25 WSW25
5 ESE5
0 S0
20 WNW20
5 ESE5
5 WSW5
20 W20
5 NE5
10 W10
20 W20
5 SSE5
10 SW10
15 WSW15
5 ESE5
10 SSW10
15 WSW15
5 SE5
10 SSE10
20 WSW20
15 SE15
15 SSE15
15 WSW15
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
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7:11PM
1.66

8:16AM
1.50
7:57PM
1.68

8:45AM
1.55

8:36PM
1.66
9:11AM
1.60

9:12PM
1.63
9:35AM
1.62

9:46PM
1.56
9:59AM
1.63

10:20PM
1.48
10:22AM
1.63

10:54PM
1.38
10:47AM
1.61

Low Tide
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1:17PM
0.55

1:55AM
0.01
2:00PM
0.43

2:29AM
0.04

2:37PM
0.33
2:58AM
0.09

3:12PM
0.26
3:24AM
0.16

3:44PM
0.21
3:48AM
0.24

4:15PM
0.19
4:11AM
0.34

4:48PM
0.19
4:34AM
0.44


Note: the tide data above is for Newport Bay Entrance, California which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Wedge.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at The Wedge blow from the N.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
3637313232272829252828232525222425212122202021
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
3637313232272829252828232525222425212122202021
Sunrise
6:41--6:43--6:43--6:45--6:45--6:46--6:47--6:47-
Sunset
-6:40--6:39--6:37--6:37--6:36--6:34--6:32--6:31
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 37°C on Mon afternoon, min 22°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Fri morning, min 18°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the The Wedge Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for The Wedge provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at The Wedge can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our The Wedge 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 Wedge) 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 Wedge 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 Wedge is 5 km (3 miles) from the city of Newport Beach. If you plan a vacation in Orange County, look for hotels and other accommodation in Newport Beach. Newport Beach has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.