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Laguna Beach - Rockpile Surf Forecast / CAL – Orange County / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Thursday 18 Aug 2022 PDT
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Laguna Beach - Rockpile surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Laguna Beach - Rockpile sea temperature is 20.9 °C (Statistics for 18 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 19.5 max: 21.6 min: 17.6 °C)
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Laguna Beach - Rockpile surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Laguna Beach - Rockpile sea temperature is 20.9 °C (Statistics for 18 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 19.5 max: 21.6 min: 17.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 15 km away suggest it is still onshore at Laguna Beach - Rockpile (light winds from the SSW at Costa Mesa Airport).

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1 h 18 min ago

Light
13 km/h
SSW
Onshore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Laguna Beach - Rockpile this week:

The surf forecast for Laguna Beach - Rockpile over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Aug 18) at 8PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.5m and 16s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 20s. Another secondary swell of 0.5m and 4s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Laguna Beach - Rockpile in the next 12 days are 0.8m 17s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Aug 24) at 2AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 8PM (Thu 18th Aug)1.5ft (0.5m) 16s
Best Surf11PM (Thu 18th Aug)2ft (0.6m) 17s
Most Powerful 2AM (Wed 24th Aug)2.5ft (0.8m) 17s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Laguna Beach - Rockpile over the next 12 days.

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Thu
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tue
30
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
Rating
(10 max)
022210000000133322233121333443322232
Swell
Height Map
T california.htsgw.metric.9.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.27.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.51.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.75.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.99.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.123.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.147.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.171.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.195.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.219.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.243.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.267.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.291.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.6
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period(s) (?)161916171715161615121220191818171716161615151918181716161514141413131313
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)1321751951401421101784641262697146280273246360226258258204196182162547487547540581631622485378307303238
Wind
(km/h)
15
W
5
S
10
SW
10
S
15
SSE
15
S
15
S
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
WSW
10
W
15
W
15
W
5
WSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSE
10
S
15
S
5
S
10
SW
10
WSW
5
WNW
10
W
10
W
5
SSE
15
S
10
SSW
5
S
10
WSW
15
WSW
10
SSE
10
S
15
W
5
S
10
S
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
glassoncross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassoncross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:56PM
1.85
5:26AM
1.25
3:59PM
1.83
7:31AM
1.33
5:07PM
1.85
8:16AM
1.42
6:07PM
1.91
8:42AM
1.49
6:56PM
1.99
9:04AM
1.54
7:36PM
2.08
9:25AM
1.58
8:13PM
2.16
9:47AM
1.63
8:46PM
2.20
10:09AM
1.67
9:19PM
2.20
10:32AM
1.72
9:52PM
2.15
10:55AM
1.78
10:26PM
2.04
11:19AM
1.83
11:02PM
1.90
11:44AM
1.87
Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:45PM
0.77
8:39AM
1.19
12:07AM
0.66
10:17AM
1.29
1:04AM
0.55
11:52AM
1.30
1:46AM
0.44
12:51PM
1.24
2:21AM
0.35
1:32PM
1.17
2:51AM
0.29
2:07PM
1.09
3:20AM
0.24
2:41PM
1.01
3:47AM
0.23
3:14PM
0.93
4:12AM
0.26
3:49PM
0.87
4:37AM
0.32
4:25PM
0.83
5:00AM
0.42
5:05PM
0.79
5:23AM
0.55

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

Thu
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tue
30
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C212022222122222021212021222123242324242324242323232221212020201921212021
Low °C201920222021212020211919222021232223242223242222232121211919191819211919
Feels °C (?)202123222122221922212121212024242325252425242523222321202120191921212021
Sunrise--6:16--6:16--6:16--6:18--6:18--6:18--6:20--6:20--6:20--6:22--6:22--6:22
Sunset7:34--7:31--7:30--7:30--7:29--7:28--7:25--7:24--7:23--7:22--7:21--7:20--

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 22°C on Fri morning, min 19°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Tue afternoon, min 19°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Wed afternoon, min 21°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 21°C on Sat afternoon, min 18°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Laguna Beach - Rockpile Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Laguna Beach - Rockpile provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Laguna Beach - Rockpile can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Laguna Beach - Rockpile 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 (Laguna Beach - Rockpile) 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 Laguna Beach - Rockpile 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.

Laguna Beach - Rockpile is 1 km (1 miles) from Laguna Beach. If you plan a vacation in Orange County, look for hotels and other accommodation in Laguna Beach. Laguna Beach has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.