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Indicator Surf Forecast / CAL – LA County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 pm Friday 27 Jan 2023 PST
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Indicator surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Indicator sea temperature is 14.0 °C (Statistics for 27 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 14.4 max: 16.8 min: 13.0 °C)
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Indicator surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Indicator sea temperature is 14.0 °C (Statistics for 27 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 14.4 max: 16.8 min: 13.0 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - LA County

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become light (light winds from the NW at BUOY-PXAC1 15 km from Indicator).

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  2. Surf Report 1/27: 3-4', Waist to Shoulder Still peaky and probably pretty fun for the combo exposed breaks. Refre… [link]

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Light
8 km/h
NW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Indicator today?

The current surf forecast for Indicator at 5PM is: 0.4m 19s primary swell from a West-northwest direction and 0.3m 4s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 03:00pm January 27). An open ocean swell of 0.5m 15s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (PST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Jan)--
Afternoon (27 Jan)1.5ft (0.4m)19s
Evening (27 Jan)1.5ft (0.5m)18s

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

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Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
Rating
(10 max)
001222111111111100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Swell
Height Map
T california.htsgw.metric.3.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.21.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.45.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.69.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.93.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.117.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.141.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.165.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.4
WNW
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.3
WNW
0.4
WSW
0.5
W
0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.3
SW
0.2
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.2
W
0.2
W
0.3
W
0.3
WNW
0.2
W
0.2
W
0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.2
W
0.3
W
0.5
W
0.8
W
Period(s) (?)1919181817161616151515151616151514141413131312126612661615661818181716161616161614141415151411111310171616168811
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)125120163158151137132841211157372808174717067615934332826111427122024221211323130585351494848243320412117162222148292651201232144
Wind
(km/h)
10
SW
10
WSW
5
WSW
10
SSE
15
ESE
20
ESE
20
ESE
20
ESE
20
SE
15
SE
10
SE
15
ESE
15
ESE
20
SE
15
SE
15
S
20
W
20
W
20
W
15
SW
10
SW
10
N
10
ENE
20
E
15
SE
10
SSW
15
SSE
5
S
5
W
10
NW
5
NNW
10
NW
15
W
15
WSW
15
WSW
5
WSW
0
SE
5
ESE
10
ESE
10
ESE
10
SSE
10
SSW
5
SW
5
NW
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
W
15
W
15
W
10
W
5
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
WNW
20
W
25
W
20
W
15
WNW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassonglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglasscross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
crossglassglassglassonglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
1:44PM
1.46
2:37AM
1.91
3:39PM
1.29
3:35AM
1.93
5:49PM
1.29
4:33AM
1.96
7:12PM
1.37
5:26AM
2.01
7:57PM
1.45
6:12AM
2.07
8:28PM
1.50
6:53AM
2.13
8:54PM
1.53
7:29AM
2.20
9:18PM
1.56
Low Tide
/ height (m)
7:37PM
0.82
9:51AM
0.81
8:27PM
1.01
11:18AM
0.67
9:36PM
1.16
12:20PM
0.52
10:53PM
1.22
1:06PM
0.40
11:55PM
1.23
1:43PM
0.32
12:41AM
1.19
2:16PM
0.25
1:19AM
1.13
2:46PM
0.21

Note: the tide data above is for Palos Verdes Estates which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Indicator.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Indicator blow from the SE

Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C151414131312121313141313131212121212121212101111121211111111111213131313121211121212121213131314151514141413131314141413
Feels °C (?)11111211108999111110108997778978689799899991012111081091010101212111213111111121099991010
Sunrise------6:52-------6:52-------6:50-------6:50-------6:50-------6:48-------6:48-----
Sunset-5:19-------5:20-------5:21-------5:22-------5:22-------5:23-------5:24-------5:25--

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