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Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay Surf Forecast / CAL – Orange County / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Thursday 18 Aug 2022 PDT
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Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay sea temperature is 21.5 °C (Statistics for 18 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 19.6 max: 21.6 min: 18.0 °C)
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Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay sea temperature is 21.5 °C (Statistics for 18 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 19.6 max: 21.6 min: 18.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay (light winds from the SSW at Costa Mesa Airport 17 km from Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay).

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17 km away, 1 h 2 min ago

Light
9 km/h
SSW
19.4
21.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay this week:

The surf forecast for Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Friday (Aug 19) at 5AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.5m and 19s period with a secondary swell of 0.5m and 5s. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay 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-shore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 5AM (Fri 19th Aug)1.5ft (0.5m) 19s
Best Surf 2AM (Tue 23rd Aug)2.5ft (0.7m) 18s
Most Powerful 2AM (Wed 24th Aug)2.5ft (0.8m) 17s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay over the next 12 days.

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Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tue
30
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
Rating
(10 max)
222101000011332221122223223223222221
Swell
Height Map
T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.21.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.45.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.69.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.93.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.117.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.141.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.165.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.189.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.213.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.237.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.261.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.285.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
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
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
S
Period(s) (?)191617171516161512122019181817171616161515191818171616151514141313131313
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)1751931431421101784641252697146280273246360226258258204196180162547419547540419376371269239184181176121
Wind
(km/h)
5
S
10
SW
10
SW
15
SSE
15
S
15
S
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
WSW
10
WNW
15
W
20
W
5
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSE
10
SSW
15
S
10
SSE
10
WSW
10
SW
5
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
SSE
15
S
10
SSW
5
SSE
10
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
S
10
SW
5
W
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
glasscross-
on
oncrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crossoncross-
on
glassononcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crossononglasscross-
on
cross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
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
5:49PM
0.77

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

Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
29
Tue
30
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C202222222222212121202122212324232424232424232323212122212222212323222323
Low °C192022202122202021192022202224222324232324222223212122212122212223212223
Feels °C (?)212322222222212222222121212424232525242524252423232122222323222423242424
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-
Sunset--7:31--7:30--7:30--7:29--7:28--7:25--7:24--7:23--7:22--7:21--7:20--7:19

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 Thu morning, min 21°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Warm (max 23°C on Mon morning, min 21°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay 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 - South Crescent Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay 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 - South Crescent Bay) 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 - South Crescent Bay 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 - South Crescent Bay 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.