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Ben Weston (Catalina Island) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 4.8

Overall: 3.2

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

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Sunday 09 May 2021 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 17.5 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.3 max: 17.4 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 17.5 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.3 max: 17.4 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 at Avalon Airport 6 km from Ben Weston (Catalina Island)).

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Light
9 km/h
WSW
Clean
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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 Sunday (May 09) at 11PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.7m and 10s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Ben Weston (Catalina Island) in the next 12 days are 1.0m 17s and forecast to arrive on Sunday (May 16) at 5AM. Winds are predicted to be onshore 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 12) at 5PM.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11PM (Sun 9th May)2.5ft (0.7m) 10s
Best Surf11AM (Sun 16th May)3.5ft (1.0m) 16s
Most Powerful 5AM (Sun 16th May)3.5ft (1.0m) 17s

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
Sun
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Fri
21
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
11213222303313202221412202101301301111
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
0.7
W
0.4
SW
0.9
WNW
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
1.6
WNW
1.7
WNW
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9295187123207170229171291144246318236280276355339326339464505407339249246191136133418540350366316225239245
10
W
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
10
SSE
5
SW
15
WSW
5
SW
10
W
15
W
5
WSW
5
WSW
20
W
10
W
15
SW
20
WNW
10
W
10
SSW
15
WNW
15
WNW
0
WSW
20
W
15
W
10
WNW
25
WNW
10
W
15
W
15
W
20
W
10
W
30
WNW
15
W
10
NNW
25
WNW
20
WNW
10
WNW
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off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
onglassononononononcross-
on
ononcrossononglassonononononononononononcross-
on
ononon
9:03PM
1.56
9:52AM
1.13
9:24PM
1.59
10:29AM
1.08
9:47PM
1.61
11:08AM
1.02
10:12PM
1.60
11:51AM
0.97
10:39PM
1.57
12:41PM
0.91
11:09PM
1.52
1:47PM
0.86
11:43PM
1.46
3:26PM
0.86
12:26AM
1.37
5:43PM
0.93
1:27AM
1.28
5:50PM
1.01
2:52AM
1.19
6:09PM
1.12
4:25AM
1.16
6:32PM
1.25
5:46AM
1.17
2:52PM
0.29
3:49AM
-0.02
3:15PM
0.38
4:20AM
-0.08
3:37PM
0.47
4:53AM
-0.10
3:58PM
0.55
5:28AM
-0.10
4:18PM
0.63
6:07AM
-0.07
4:37PM
0.71
6:52AM
-0.02
4:55PM
0.78
7:45AM
0.02
5:11PM
0.85
8:46AM
0.06
6:04PM
0.93
9:51AM
0.07
9:39PM
0.93
10:49AM
0.07
11:22PM
0.79
11:38AM
0.07
12:25AM
0.58
12:22PM
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

Sun
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Fri
21
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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7:42--7:43--7:44--7:44--7:45--7:45--7:46--7:46--7:47--7:49--7:50--7:50--

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 15°C on Sun afternoon, min 13°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Wed afternoon, min 13°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 15°C on Sat afternoon, min 13°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Thu afternoon, min 13°C on Tue afternoon). Mainly fresh winds.

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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.