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Government Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Government Point Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Wednesday 14 Apr 2021 PDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Government Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Government Point sea temperature is 11.3 °C (Statistics for 14 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 13.6 max: 15.7 min: 11.7 °C)
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Government Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Government Point sea temperature is 11.3 °C (Statistics for 14 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 13.6 max: 15.7 min: 11.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Government Point (moderate winds from the W at SHIP5194 16 km from Government Point).

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16 km away, 1 h 20 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
W
11.7
11.3
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Government Point today?

The current surf forecast for Government Point at 7PM is: 1.4m 10s primary swell from a Northwest direction and 0.7m 16s secondary swell from a Northwest direction, 0.7m 19s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 04:00pm April 14). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (14 Apr)--
Afternoon (14 Apr)3ft (0.9m)18s
Evening (14 Apr)4.5ft (1.4m)10s

Table - waves today at Government 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
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
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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
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0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.4
NW
0.9
SW
1.6
NW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SSW
1.4
NW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.6
NW
0.9
SSW
0.7
SW
1.3
WNW
1.8
NW
1.9
NW
1.7
NW
1.7
WNW
0.8
SSW
1.8
NW
1.7
WNW
1.5
WNW
0.9
NW
1.4
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.5
SW
0.6
SW
1.7
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.9
NW
2
NW
2
NW
2.1
NW
2.5
NW
2.5
NW
2.4
NW
2.3
NW
2.3
NW
2.4
NW
2.2
NW
2.2
NW
2.4
WNW
2.5
NW
2.5
WNW
2.5
NW
2.1
WNW
2.1
WNW
2
WNW
2
WNW
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25
WNW
25
WNW
20
NW
15
NNW
10
N
15
N
10
N
15
WNW
25
WNW
25
NW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
15
NNW
20
NW
25
WNW
25
NW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
15
NNW
25
NW
30
NW
25
NW
25
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
10
N
10
WNW
20
WNW
20
NW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
25
NW
30
NW
30
NW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
30
NNW
30
NNW
30
NW
30
NW
30
NW
30
NNW
30
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NW
30
WNW
25
NW
15
NNW
10
NNW
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
12:28PM
1.51
11:34PM
1.93
1:24PM
1.41
12:01AM
1.88
2:41PM
1.33
12:31AM
1.82
1:10AM
1.76
2:10AM
1.70
7:43PM
1.46
3:39AM
1.67
7:37PM
1.53
5:06AM
1.70
7:48PM
1.61
5:23PM
1.04
6:48AM
0.49
5:43PM
1.15
7:37AM
0.54
5:56PM
1.25
8:37AM
0.58
9:48AM
0.60
10:59AM
0.57
9:58PM
1.44
11:56AM
0.52
11:49PM
1.35
12:41PM
0.46

Note: the tide data above is for Cojo which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Government Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Government Point blow from the N

Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
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