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Driftwoods Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Sunday 03 Jul 2022 PDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Driftwoods surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Driftwoods sea temperature is 18.1 °C (Statistics for 03 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.9 max: 17.4 min: 14.8 °C)
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Driftwoods surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Driftwoods sea temperature is 18.1 °C (Statistics for 03 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.9 max: 17.4 min: 14.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Driftwoods (light winds from the SSE at Santa Barbara Airport 7 km from Driftwoods).

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Actual: 47 min ago

Light
15 km/h
SSE
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Driftwoods today?

The current surf forecast for Driftwoods at 9PM is: 0.4m 13s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.2m 11s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 04:00pm July 03). An open ocean swell of 1.8m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Jul)--
Afternoon (03 Jul)4.5ft (1.4m)6s
Evening (03 Jul)1.5ft (0.4m)13s

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

Updates in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Friday
08
Saturday
09
Sunday
10
2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
Rating
(10 max)
001110000020000000000010001111100011222211222211102221211121
Swell
Height Map
T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.2
WNW
1.7
WNW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.8
WNW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
1.4
WNW
1.6
WNW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.3
SSW
1
W
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.5
WNW
1
W
1.3
W
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.7
W
0.4
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.2
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.9
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
0.4
SW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1.1
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.6
WNW
0.4
SW
Period(s) (?)66131313136131355121244124554441010455555566106679888877788877666187886616
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)97199585858344234349114915142929293510078343031176553981877278584742383980891281621511049994121141115101967573891061061168411712714716018268
Wind
(km/h)
20
WSW
20
WNW
20
NW
15
NNW
10
NNW
5
N
5
WSW
10
SW
15
WSW
25
WNW
20
NW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NNW
10
WNW
15
WSW
20
W
25
W
20
WNW
15
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
5
WNW
10
WSW
15
WSW
20
W
15
NW
15
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
5
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
NW
10
NNW
5
N
5
E
5
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
NW
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
NW
10
NNW
5
NW
5
NW
5
SW
10
SW
15
WSW
10
WSW
10
NW
10
NW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglasscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglasscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:45PM
1.48
12:37AM
1.79
3:23PM
1.54
1:23AM
1.64
3:57PM
1.62
2:27AM
1.48
4:30PM
1.72
3:59AM
1.34
5:06PM
1.85
5:44AM
1.28
5:45PM
2.00
7:16AM
1.30
6:29PM
2.15
8:29AM
1.37
7:17PM
2.30
Low Tide
/ height (m)
6:52PM
1.28
8:09AM
0.48
8:05PM
1.27
8:42AM
0.58
9:33PM
1.19
9:17AM
0.69
11:00PM
1.04
9:58AM
0.80
12:11AM
0.81
10:46AM
0.91
1:09AM
0.56
11:40AM
1.00
2:01AM
0.32
12:38PM
1.06

Note: the tide data above is for Isla Vista which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Driftwoods.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Driftwoods blow from the NNE

Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Friday
08
Saturday
09
Sunday
10
2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C252418141415192325262117171720252626211716151925272622171617212526272520201923272829272222222529303027222221242829292520
Chill °C (?)252417131315192325262116171720252626211716151925272622171617212526272520201923272829272222222529303027222221242829292520
Sunrise------5:52-------5:52-------5:52-------5:52-------5:54-------5:54-------5:54-----
Sunset--8:15-------8:15-------8:15-------8:15-------8:15-------8:15-------8:14-------8:14-

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