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56th St ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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56th St Surf Forecast / CAL – Orange County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Wednesday 05 May 2021 PDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
56th St surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's 56th St sea temperature is 16.2 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.5 max: 17.4 min: 14.0 °C)
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56th St surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's 56th St sea temperature is 16.2 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.5 max: 17.4 min: 14.0 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - Orange County

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at 56th St (calm at Huntington Beach 6 km from 56th St).

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Actual: 35 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
ESE
Clean
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How big are the waves at 56th St today?

The current surf forecast for 56th St at 11PM is: 0.5m 13s primary swell from a South direction and 0.4m 15s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 04:00pm May 05). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (05 May)--
Afternoon (05 May)1.5ft (0.5m)16s
Evening (05 May)1.5ft (0.5m)13s

Table - waves today at 56th St. (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
Wednesday
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
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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
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
S
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.6
S
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
S
1
W
1.4
W
1.4
W
1.3
W
1.1
W
1
W
0.9
W
0.8
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.6
W
0.4
SW
0.4
S
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.6
W
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SW
0.7
W
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.6
S
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
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15
SW
10
WSW
10
SSW
10
S
5
SSE
5
S
10
S
10
SW
15
SW
15
SW
5
SW
5
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSW
15
WSW
10
SW
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SE
15
SE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SE
15
SSE
15
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
S
10
WSW
20
W
15
W
10
SW
5
SSE
5
SSW
5
NNW
10
WNW
15
W
15
WSW
15
WSW
5
SW
5
S
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
onononcross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
onononononcross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglassglassglasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on
7:08PM
1.35
6:39AM
1.26
7:35PM
1.43
7:30AM
1.26
7:59PM
1.50
8:15AM
1.23
8:21PM
1.55
8:55AM
1.19
8:41PM
1.60
9:32AM
1.15
9:02PM
1.64
10:10AM
1.10
9:24PM
1.65
10:48AM
1.05
9:48PM
1.65
12:31PM
-0.01
1:09AM
0.48
1:11PM
0.05
1:52AM
0.32
1:44PM
0.13
2:29AM
0.18
2:12PM
0.21
3:02AM
0.07
2:36PM
0.30
3:33AM
-0.01
2:59PM
0.39
4:04AM
-0.07
3:21PM
0.48
4:36AM
-0.10
3:42PM
0.56

Note: the tide data above is for Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, California which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for 56th St.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at 56th St blow from the NNE

Wednesday
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
partially cloudy
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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