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Ben Weston (Catalina Island) Surf Forecast / CAL – Orange County / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Saturday 21 May 2022 PDT
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Ben Weston (Catalina Island) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ben Weston (Catalina Island) sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.7 max: 17.3 min: 13.8 °C)
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Ben Weston (Catalina Island) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ben Weston (Catalina Island) sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.7 max: 17.3 min: 13.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Ben Weston (Catalina Island) (light winds from the WSW.(Wind varies from 008 to 013 degs) at Avalon Airport 6 km from Ben Weston (Catalina Island)).

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ben Weston (Catalina Island) this week:

The surf forecast for Ben Weston (Catalina Island) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 21) at 8PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.6m and 18s period with a secondary swell of 0.7m and 8s. Another secondary swell of 0.5m and 14s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Ben Weston (Catalina Island) in the next 12 days are 3.0m 9s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 28) at 11PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.5m 18s period and expected on Wednesday (May 25) at 8PM.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 8PM (Sat 21st May)2ft (0.6m) 18s
Best Surf 8PM (Sat 28th May)7.5ft (2.3m) 8s
Most Powerful11PM (Sat 28th May)10ft (3.0m) 9s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Ben Weston (Catalina Island) over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sat
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thu
02
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
23212332222313213323321111111133113222000
T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.222.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.246.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.270.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.294.cc23
0.5
SW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.9
W
0.8
W
0.5
SW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
1.3
W
1.5
W
2.3
W
1.7
W
1.8
WNW
2.3
W
1.5
W
1.3
W
1.8
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
1.2
W
1
W
1
W
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
181716161616161510101419181817161615151588999101010101098991919
1632023302062552552151501671251032121902432241492882792522732062668464325641005495360614273203210176146315450
5
SW
5
WNW
10
WSW
15
W
5
SSW
10
SSE
5
SW
10
SE
15
SE
5
SSE
10
SE
15
SSE
10
S
5
SSE
5
S
10
SSW
0
SW
10
W
15
WSW
10
NE
5
SE
15
WSW
5
ESE
10
SSE
5
SW
10
SE
10
SE
5
SSW
10
SSE
5
SSE
10
W
10
S
15
SE
15
WNW
25
W
20
W
glassonononcrosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossglasscrosscross-
on
glassononcross-
off
cross-
off
oncross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
oncrosscross-
off
ononon
4:56PM
1.12
3:02AM
1.36
5:48PM
1.23
4:32AM
1.25
6:29PM
1.35
5:54AM
1.18
7:03PM
1.46
7:03AM
1.15
7:33PM
1.55
8:02AM
1.12
8:00PM
1.63
8:53AM
1.09
8:27PM
1.67
9:39AM
1.06
8:52PM
1.70
10:22AM
1.03
9:18PM
1.70
11:04AM
1.00
9:46PM
1.69
11:47AM
0.96
10:15PM
1.66
12:35PM
0.94
10:47PM
1.60
1:30PM
0.91
9:34PM
0.82
10:37AM
-0.11
11:13PM
0.69
11:33AM
-0.02
12:26AM
0.50
12:22PM
0.07
1:23AM
0.30
1:03PM
0.17
2:09AM
0.13
1:38PM
0.28
2:51AM
-0.00
2:10PM
0.38
3:28AM
-0.10
2:38PM
0.48
4:03AM
-0.16
3:05PM
0.56
4:38AM
-0.18
3:30PM
0.64
5:14AM
-0.17
3:55PM
0.70
5:52AM
-0.14
4:21PM
0.76
6:33AM
-0.09

Note: the tide data above is for Catalina Harbor, California which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ben Weston (Catalina Island).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ben Weston (Catalina Island) blow from the E

Sat
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thu
02
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
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151414131313141415151414151414151515151515161616171616161616171515161414
161614121313141514141514141414151515141414171616171715171716171714181612
--5:48--5:48--5:48--5:47--5:47--5:47--5:46--5:46--5:45--5:45--5:45--5:45
7:51--7:52--7:52--7:52--7:53--7:53--7:54--7:55--7:55--7:57--7:57--7:58--

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Sat afternoon, min 13°C on Sun afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 15°C on Tue afternoon, min 14°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 17°C on Sat afternoon, min 15°C on Fri afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 18°C on Wed afternoon, min 14°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the WNW by Wed night).

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Information about the Ben Weston (Catalina Island) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ben Weston (Catalina Island) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Ben Weston (Catalina Island) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ben Weston (Catalina Island) 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 (Ben Weston (Catalina Island)) 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 Ben Weston (Catalina Island) 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.

Ben Weston (Catalina Island) is 7 km (4 miles) from Catalina Island. If you plan a vacation in Orange County, look for hotels and other accommodation in Catalina Island. Catalina Island has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.