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Cortez Bank ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.8

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Cortez Bank Surf Forecast / CAL – San Diego County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Tuesday 19 Jan 2021 PST
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Cortez Bank surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cortez Bank sea temperature is 15.0 °C (Statistics for 19 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 15.0 max: 16.5 min: 13.6 °C)
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Cortez Bank surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cortez Bank sea temperature is 15.0 °C (Statistics for 19 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 15.0 max: 16.5 min: 13.6 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - San Diego County

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 36 km from Cortez Bank has swung offshore (moderate winds from the ESE at SHIP4992). no significant swell

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36 km away, 1 h 33 min ago

Moderate
25 km/h
ESE
15.0
15.0
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Cortez Bank today?

The current surf forecast for Cortez Bank at 1PM is: 2.2m 16s primary swell from a West-northwest direction and 0.3m 15s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 09:00am January 19). An open ocean swell of 1.2m 5s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (PST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (19 Jan)8ft (2.5m)16s
Afternoon (19 Jan)7ft (2.1m)15s
Evening (19 Jan)6ft (1.9m)15s

Table - waves today at Cortez Bank. (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
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Fri
22
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
44320231102232101344320
T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
2.5
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.1
WNW
2
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.2
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
1616161515141414141413131314171616161515141414
3870300523252055183515251227908710486362357277286443518499596100110951010969955
30
SSE
30
SE
40
E
40
ENE
60
ENE
55
ENE
35
ENE
35
NE
40
NE
40
NE
20
ENE
20
NE
15
NE
15
NNW
20
N
25
NNW
15
NW
10
WNW
15
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
20
NW
20
WNW
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
1:05PM
1.33
2:57AM
1.59
2:47PM
1.18
3:45AM
1.65
5:02PM
1.14
8:08AM
1.08
7:38PM
0.77
9:56AM
0.99
8:20PM
0.90
11:20AM
0.84
9:15PM
1.00

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Cortez Bank blow from the E

Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Fri
22
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
clear
clear
thunderstorm
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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