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Imperial Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – San Diego County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Thursday 02 Feb 2023 PST
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Imperial Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Imperial Beach sea temperature is 13.8 °C (Statistics for 02 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 15.0 max: 16.8 min: 13.8 °C)
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Imperial Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Imperial Beach sea temperature is 13.8 °C (Statistics for 02 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 15.0 max: 16.8 min: 13.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Imperial Beach (calm at BUOY-TIXC1 1 km from Imperial Beach).

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Calm
5 km/h
E
Clean
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How big are the waves at Imperial Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Imperial Beach at 6AM is: 0.7m 18s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.7m 14s secondary swell from a West-northwest direction (forecast issued at 03:00am February 02). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (PST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (02 Feb)2.5ft (0.7m)18s
Afternoon (02 Feb)2ft (0.6m)18s
Evening (02 Feb)2ft (0.6m)16s

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

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Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
Monday
06
Tuesday
07
Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
Rating
(10 max)
333333123232121111121122222300012344024454444222211100000010
Swell
Height Map
T california.htsgw.metric.3.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.27.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.51.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.75.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.99.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.123.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.147.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.171.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
WNW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
1.2
WNW
1.1
W
1
W
1.1
WNW
1
W
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
SSW
1.7
WNW
2.1
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.5
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.4
NW
0.4
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.5
S
0.5
SSW
Period(s) (?)1518181818171716161616161616161515151515151512121211111616161578889141414141313131212121211111111111118141414131616
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)25927331627321320219517322629129129122322321219118818818818818825442534127432024727327727317428657882081999069162460657211929957506195224443741861409595686660538022099135146
Wind
(km/h)
5
NNE
0
ENE
5
SSE
5
S
10
W
5
W
5
N
5
NNW
5
NNE
10
N
5
NNE
10
N
15
NW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NNW
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
5
N
5
W
20
NW
25
NW
20
NW
15
NW
20
WNW
10
W
0
SW
5
NNW
20
NW
20
NW
10
NW
5
NW
5
E
5
E
5
NE
5
NE
10
W
15
WNW
10
NNW
5
NNE
0
N
5
NW
5
NW
5
W
15
WSW
20
WSW
20
W
30
W
25
W
20
W
10
W
25
W
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
glassononcrosscross-
on
cross-
off
crossglasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrossoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglassglassononcrossglassglassglassglassononononononononon
High Tide
/ height (m)
6:53AM
1.65
8:51PM
1.09
7:29AM
1.70
9:12PM
1.12
8:03AM
1.74
9:33PM
1.14
8:33AM
1.75
9:55PM
1.17
9:03AM
1.72
10:19PM
1.20
9:32AM
1.66
10:43PM
1.23
10:03AM
1.55
11:09PM
1.26
Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:42AM
0.73
2:11PM
-0.21
1:20AM
0.66
2:39PM
-0.24
1:52AM
0.59
3:05PM
-0.25
2:23AM
0.53
3:30PM
-0.24
2:54AM
0.49
3:55PM
-0.21
3:26AM
0.47
4:19PM
-0.14
4:00AM
0.46
4:42PM
-0.05
4:39AM
0.46

Note: the tide data above is for Imperial Beach, California which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Imperial Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Imperial Beach blow from the E

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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C151514151716151515141516171715141413131617171514141414141514131212121213141313131212121416161514141312141413131212121213
Feels °C (?)1212101214131212121012121212111111101013131312121212131412998891111981011101010121212121212111012119856798
Sunrise--6:41-------6:41-------6:39-------6:39-------6:39-------6:37-------6:37-------6:35-
Sunset-----5:22-------5:22-------5:23-------5:24-------5:25-------5:27-------5:28------

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