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Cape Mendocino ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Cape Mendocino Surf Forecast / CAL – Humboldt / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Wednesday 05 May 2021 PDT
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Cape Mendocino surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cape Mendocino sea temperature is 9.1 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.8 max: 13.7 min: 10.1 °C)
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Cape Mendocino surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cape Mendocino sea temperature is 9.1 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.8 max: 13.7 min: 10.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Cape Mendocino (calm at Fortuna 27 km from Cape Mendocino).

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27 km away, 1 h 6 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
N
9.0
9.1
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Cape Mendocino today?

The current surf forecast for Cape Mendocino at 1AM is: 1.4m 12s primary swell from a West-northwest direction and 0.5m 15s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 10:00pm May 05). An open ocean swell of 0.6m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 4.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)4ft (1.2m)11s
Afternoon (06 May)4ft (1.2m)11s
Evening (06 May)5ft (1.6m)10s

Table - waves today at Cape Mendocino. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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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)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wed
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thu
13
8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
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T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
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WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
0.9
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.7
WNW
2.1
WNW
1.7
W
2
W
1.8
W
1.8
W
1.9
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.8
WNW
3.5
NW
0.4
SW
3
NW
0.4
SW
3
NW
1.5
NW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
2.4
NW
2.5
NW
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
3
NW
3
NW
0.4
WNW
1
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.4
WNW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.8
SSW
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
0.6
S
0.9
WNW
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10
NNW
5
NNW
5
W
5
SE
10
SE
15
SW
15
NW
20
NNW
20
N
25
N
35
N
35
N
40
N
40
N
40
NNW
40
N
40
N
40
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
30
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
40
NNW
40
N
35
N
40
N
40
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
35
N
25
N
25
N
25
N
20
N
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
N
25
N
20
N
20
N
25
N
25
N
30
N
30
N
30
N
25
N
25
N
35
N
35
N
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cross-
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8:49PM
1.55
8:18AM
1.34
9:25PM
1.60
9:22AM
1.33
9:55PM
1.64
10:18AM
1.32
10:22PM
1.66
11:09AM
1.31
10:46PM
1.68
11:57AM
1.30
11:09PM
1.69
12:42PM
1.29
11:33PM
1.69
1:27PM
1.27
12:00AM
1.68
3:03AM
0.53
2:53PM
0.13
3:52AM
0.37
3:35PM
0.23
4:34AM
0.22
4:13PM
0.34
5:11AM
0.09
4:48PM
0.45
5:44AM
-0.02
5:21PM
0.56
6:16AM
-0.09
5:54PM
0.67
6:48AM
-0.15
6:28PM
0.77

Note: the tide data above is for Cape Mendocino, California which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Cape Mendocino.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Cape Mendocino blow from the E

Wed
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thu
13
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partially cloudy
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clear
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clear
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