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Cottons Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Cottons Point Surf Forecast / CAL – Orange County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Monday 10 May 2021 PDT
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Cottons Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cottons Point sea temperature is 17.6 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.0 max: 18.0 min: 14.4 °C)
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Cottons Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cottons Point sea temperature is 17.6 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.0 max: 18.0 min: 14.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Cottons Point (calm at San Clemente 2 km from Cottons Point).

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Clean
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How big are the waves at Cottons Point today?

The current surf forecast for Cottons Point at 4AM is: 0.7m 18s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.5m 7s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 10:00pm May 10). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 3.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)2.5ft (0.7m)18s
Afternoon (11 May)2.5ft (0.8m)16s
Evening (11 May)2.5ft (0.8m)16s

Table - waves today at Cottons Point. (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
Mon
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tue
18
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
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
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5
SW
0
SSW
0
SE
0
SW
5
WSW
10
WSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
W
5
WNW
5
WNW
5
WNW
5
WNW
15
W
15
W
10
WSW
5
SW
5
WSW
5
NW
5
WNW
5
NW
15
W
15
W
10
WSW
5
W
5
WSW
0
W
5
W
5
SSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
5
SW
5
SW
10
SE
5
SW
10
SE
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
10
SSW
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
SE
5
SSE
15
SW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
WSW
0
W
0
E
5
N
5
NNE
15
W
20
W
15
W
10
WSW
0
NNW
5
WSW
0
NW
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on
onglassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
ononglassglasscrossglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassonglass
8:55PM
1.67
9:55AM
1.13
9:18PM
1.69
10:33AM
1.08
9:42PM
1.67
11:14AM
1.02
10:08PM
1.64
12:00PM
0.96
10:36PM
1.59
12:58PM
0.90
11:09PM
1.52
2:18PM
0.88
11:51PM
1.44
4:00PM
0.92
12:50AM
1.34
3:48AM
-0.09
3:09PM
0.43
4:19AM
-0.12
3:33PM
0.52
4:53AM
-0.11
3:55PM
0.60
5:30AM
-0.09
4:16PM
0.68
6:13AM
-0.04
4:38PM
0.76
7:04AM
0.02
5:03PM
0.83
8:04AM
0.06
6:03PM
0.91

Note: the tide data above is for San Clemente, California which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Cottons Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Cottons Point blow from the NE

Mon
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tue
18
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
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