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Bolsa Chica ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.1

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Bolsa Chica Surf Forecast / CAL – Orange County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Thursday 16 Jul 2020 PDT
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Bolsa Chica surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bolsa Chica sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 16 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 18.6 max: 20.4 min: 17.4 °C)
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Bolsa Chica surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bolsa Chica sea temperature is 19.5 °C (Statistics for 16 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 18.6 max: 20.4 min: 17.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - Orange County

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Bolsa Chica (calm at Huntington Beach 3 km from Bolsa Chica). no significant swell

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Clean
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How big are the waves at Bolsa Chica today?

The current surf forecast for Bolsa Chica at 10AM is: 0.3m 14s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.2m 4s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 04:00am July 16). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (16 Jul)1ft (0.3m)14s
Afternoon (16 Jul)1ft (0.3m)14s
Evening (16 Jul)1ft (0.3m)13s

Table - waves today at Bolsa Chica. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy(?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
16
Friday
17
Saturday
18
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
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T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
0.2
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
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1836363636353333333333343453302929292928272626
10
WSW
10
W
10
WSW
10
WSW
15
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
WSW
5
W
5
WSW
10
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
WSW
10
W
10
W
15
WSW
20
WSW
20
W
15
WSW
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on
cross-
on
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on
oncross-
on
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on
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on
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on
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on
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on
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on
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9:18AM
0.83
8:03PM
1.41
10:02AM
0.88
8:39PM
1.50
10:39AM
0.93
3:05AM
0.11
1:44PM
0.44
3:41AM
0.02
2:29PM
0.45
4:16AM
-0.07
3:11PM
0.44

Note: the tide data above is for Los Patos (highway bridge), California which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Bolsa Chica.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Bolsa Chica blow from the NE

Thursday
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Friday
17
Saturday
18
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