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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 4 am Friday 18 Sep 2020 PDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
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 20.2 °C (Statistics for 18 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 18.8 max: 20.5 min: 17.6 °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 20.2 °C (Statistics for 18 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 18.8 max: 20.5 min: 17.6 °C)

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

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Cortez Bank (light winds from the NW at SHIP3579 36 km from Cortez Bank). no significant swell

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36 km away, 3 h 15 min ago

Moderate
18 km/h
NW
19.4
20.2
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Cortez Bank today?

The current surf forecast for Cortez Bank at 9AM is: 0.5m 17s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.6m 8s secondary swell from a South direction, 1.4m 6s secondary swell from a Northwest direction (forecast issued at 04:00am September 18). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 Sep)1.5ft (0.5m)17s
Afternoon (18 Sep)5ft (1.6m)6s
Evening (18 Sep)6ft (1.8m)7s

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(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
18
Saturday
19
Sunday
20
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
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
1.5
NW
1.5
NW
1.6
NW
1.8
NW
2
NW
2.1
NW
2.1
NW
2.1
NW
2
NW
1.9
NW
1.9
NW
1.9
NW
1.9
NW
1.9
NW
1.9
NW
1.7
NW
1.5
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
18171766667788777777777778
176166159181186223263357472499499423386332323362394372309224142180187
25
NW
30
NW
30
NW
30
NW
35
NW
35
NW
40
NW
40
NW
40
NW
35
NW
35
NW
35
NW
35
NW
35
NW
35
NW
35
NW
30
NW
30
WNW
30
WNW
25
WNW
30
WNW
25
WNW
25
WNW
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
10:31AM
1.95
10:42PM
1.92
11:07AM
2.01
11:37PM
1.73
11:46AM
2.02
4:16AM
0.25
4:36PM
0.42
4:50AM
0.40
5:30PM
0.38
5:26AM
0.59
6:31PM
0.39

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

Friday
18
Saturday
19
Sunday
20
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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clear
clear
clear
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