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Ward Avenue ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Ward Avenue (calm at East Laurel Street Fort Bragg wx 7 km from Ward Avenue). 1.7m 12 s period swell from WNW with an additional 0.6m 19 s period swell from WNW
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Ward Avenue Surf Forecast / CAL – Mendocino County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Wednesday 13 Dec 2017 PST

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

Today's Ward Avenue sea temperature is 12.8 °C (Statistics for 13 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 12.2 max: 14.4 min: 10.9 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
WNW
1.3
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1.8
WNW
1.8
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1.8
WNW
2.5
WNW
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3
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2.3
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1.9
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Period(s) (?)12171515171615151499109991615151615141414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)75591715111460184830542415190211719581270186145047531412292837395042683420211816531362
Wind
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0
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5
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ENE
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20
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20
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25
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10
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5
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10
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5
ESE
5
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5
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5
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Wind State(?)glasscross-
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High Tide
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8:46PM
1.32
8:16AM
1.91

9:43PM
1.35
8:51AM
1.93

10:32PM
1.38
9:24AM
1.94

11:16PM
1.41
9:56AM
1.93

11:55PM
1.44
10:28AM
1.91







Low Tide
/ height (m)

2:23PM
0.21
1:42AM
0.63

3:07PM
0.09
2:26AM
0.72

3:47PM
0.00
3:06AM
0.79

4:23PM
-0.06
3:45AM
0.84

4:57PM
-0.09

4:22AM
0.88







Note: the tide data above is for Fort Bragg Landing, California which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ward Avenue.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Ward Avenue blow from the ESE.
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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 (?)
16131217151515149141391716131715121615121213
Sunrise
7:26--7:26--7:28--7:28--7:28--7:30--7:31--7:31-
Sunset
-4:51--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:53
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Thu morning, min 9°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Sun morning, min 11°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Ward Avenue Surf forecast

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

Ward Avenue is 64 km (40 miles) from Ukiah. If you plan a vacation in Mendocino County, look for hotels and other accommodation in Ukiah. Ukiah has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.