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Three Arch Bay Surf Forecast / CAL – Orange County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Wednesday 18 May 2022 PDT
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Three Arch Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Three Arch Bay sea temperature is 16.6 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.0 max: 17.8 min: 14.3 °C)
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Three Arch Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Three Arch Bay sea temperature is 16.6 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.0 max: 17.8 min: 14.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - Orange County

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become light (light winds from the SSW at Costa Mesa Airport 17 km from Three Arch Bay).

    Three Arch Bay
  2. weather stationWind Update Calm condsitions have become offshore at San Onofre (light winds from the E at Oceanside/red-b 14 km from San Onofre).

    San Onofre
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17 km away, 58 min ago

Light
6 km/h
SSW
16.7
16.6
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Three Arch Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Three Arch Bay at 7AM is: 0.7m 15s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.9m 9s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 04:00am May 18). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 May)2.5ft (0.7m)15s
Afternoon (18 May)2.5ft (0.7m)15s
Evening (18 May)2.5ft (0.7m)14s

Table - waves today at Three Arch Bay. (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
18
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
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T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
1
W
1.3
W
1.3
W
1.2
W
0.6
SSW
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10
SSE
15
SE
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
S
10
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
S
15
S
15
S
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SE
25
SE
25
SE
25
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
25
SE
25
SE
20
SE
20
SE
15
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SSE
5
S
10
SSW
15
SW
10
SW
5
WSW
5
SW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
15
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
5
WSW
5
S
5
SW
5
W
5
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
W
5
W
5
SW
5
SW
5
SSE
5
SW
10
WSW
crosscrosscross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
ononononglassoncross-
on
onononcross-
on
onglassglassglassglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglassglassglasscross-
on
12:41PM
1.52
11:18PM
2.37
1:58PM
1.49
12:14AM
2.22
3:22PM
1.52
1:21AM
2.04
4:35PM
1.61
2:44AM
1.87
5:29PM
1.73
4:14AM
1.75
6:10PM
1.86
5:35AM
1.68
6:44PM
1.97
6:43AM
1.64
5:57AM
0.01
4:53PM
1.14
6:57AM
0.08
5:51PM
1.24
8:03AM
0.18
7:13PM
1.32
9:11AM
0.27
9:06PM
1.32
10:16AM
0.36
10:50PM
1.19
11:13AM
0.44
12:06AM
1.00
12:00PM
0.53
1:03AM
0.80

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

Wednesday
18
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
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