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Tarpits ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Tarpits Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Barbara / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 pm Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 PST
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Tarpits surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tarpits sea temperature is 13.1 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 13.8 max: 15.2 min: 12.5 °C)
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Tarpits surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tarpits sea temperature is 13.1 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 13.8 max: 15.2 min: 12.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - Santa Barbara

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Tarpits (calm at Montecito 12 km from Tarpits). 1.1m 5 s period swell from SE with an additional 0.7m 13 s period swell from WNW

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1 h 41 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
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Clean
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How big are the waves at Tarpits today?

The current surf forecast for Tarpits at 8PM is: 0.8m 13s primary swell from a West-northwest direction and 0.6m 4s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 03:00pm March 03). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (PST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)--
Afternoon (03 Mar)2.5ft (0.8m)14s
Evening (03 Mar)2.5ft (0.8m)13s

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

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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)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
01222210111111232233333
T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.5
NW
0.8
WNW
0.9
WNW
1
WNW
0.8
WNW
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.4
WNW
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2102072042011561491271251238785113109162404438563360675566891870950
25
SE
10
SSE
5
NNW
5
N
5
NNE
10
NNE
5
NE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
S
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
NW
5
NW
10
WSW
10
SW
15
WSW
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
WNW
15
NW
10
NW
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
glassoffoffoffcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
crosscrossononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross
12:35PM
1.58
12:47AM
2.01
2:05PM
1.39
1:45AM
1.99
4:13PM
1.33
2:58AM
1.97
6:12PM
0.82
7:53AM
0.61
6:58PM
1.01
9:26AM
0.56
8:06PM
1.18

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

Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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