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Little Rincon ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Little Rincon Surf Forecast / CAL – Ventura / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Tuesday 18 May 2021 PDT
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Little Rincon surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Little Rincon sea temperature is 15.9 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 14.3 max: 16.3 min: 12.5 °C)
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Little Rincon surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Little Rincon sea temperature is 15.9 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 14.3 max: 16.3 min: 12.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Little Rincon (calm at Oak View 13 km from Little Rincon).

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SSW
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Little Rincon this week:

The surf forecast for Little Rincon over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (May 18) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.5m and 20s period with a secondary swell of 0.8m and 9s. The wind is predicted to be onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Little Rincon in the next 12 days are 3.0m 8s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (May 19) at 11PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.6m 20s period and expected on Friday (May 21) at 11AM.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Tue 18th May)1.5ft (0.5m) 20s
Best Surf 2AM (Thu 20th May)8ft (2.5m) 7s
Most Powerful11PM (Wed 19th May)10ft (3.0m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Little Rincon over the next 12 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
232114101003102111001010001001111002
T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.234.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.258.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.282.cc23
0.5
SSW
1.8
WNW
1.3
W
0.6
SSW
2
W
2.5
WNW
1.6
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.4
WNW
1.3
W
2.3
W
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.5
W
0.7
W
0.4
SSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
1.2
WNW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
1.5
WNW
20771887787107181817161616156101416166915191818616161615156
216276181240463778230735529332469340240235211198198126277168878618767196811231151021279712386150
10
SW
5
S
0
NNE
15
SW
15
WSW
10
WNW
10
WSW
25
NW
20
NW
25
W
40
W
5
N
10
SSW
15
WSW
5
NNE
10
SW
15
WSW
5
NNW
10
SW
15
WSW
5
E
15
S
10
SW
5
SE
15
SW
15
WSW
0
SE
10
SW
15
WSW
0
SE
10
SW
10
SW
0
E
10
SW
10
WSW
0
NE
onglassglasscross-
on
oncross-
on
oncross-
on
crossoncross-
on
glasscross-
on
onglasscross-
on
onglasscross-
on
onoffcross-
on
cross-
on
glassononglasscross-
on
onglasscross-
on
onglasscross-
on
onglass
5:47PM
1.09
2:48AM
1.31
6:08PM
1.19
4:17AM
1.27
6:31PM
1.33
5:37AM
1.26
6:57PM
1.49
6:48AM
1.27
7:27PM
1.67
7:52AM
1.28
7:59PM
1.84
8:53AM
1.27
8:35PM
1.98
9:52AM
1.25
9:14PM
2.08
10:51AM
1.21
9:55PM
2.10
11:53AM
1.16
10:40PM
2.06
12:59PM
1.12
11:28PM
1.95
2:11PM
1.11
12:23AM
1.79
9:48AM
0.02
9:21PM
0.99
10:42AM
0.03
11:03PM
0.86
11:30AM
0.04
12:11AM
0.64
12:13PM
0.06
1:07AM
0.38
12:54PM
0.12
1:57AM
0.11
1:34PM
0.20
2:46AM
-0.14
2:13PM
0.30
3:34AM
-0.35
2:54PM
0.41
4:24AM
-0.48
3:36PM
0.52
5:16AM
-0.53
4:20PM
0.64
6:10AM
-0.51
5:09PM
0.74
7:07AM
-0.42
6:09PM
0.84

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

Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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5:52--5:52--5:52--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:48--5:48--5:48--5:48--5:47--
-7:54--7:55--7:55--7:57--7:58--7:58--7:59--8:00--8:00--8:00--8:01--8:01-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 23°C on Thu afternoon, min 13°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, fresh winds from the WNW by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 19°C on Fri afternoon, min 14°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Fri afternoon, calm by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 21°C on Mon morning, min 15°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 20°C on Sat afternoon, min 14°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Little Rincon Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Little Rincon provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Little Rincon can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Little Rincon surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Little Rincon) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Little Rincon may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Little Rincon is 19 km (12 miles) from the city of Ventura. If you plan a vacation in Ventura County, look for hotels and other accommodation in Ventura. Ventura has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.