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Windansea ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.0

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Windansea Surf Forecast / CAL – San Diego County / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Sunday 16 May 2021 PDT
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Windansea surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Windansea sea temperature is 17.5 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.4 max: 18.3 min: 14.8 °C)
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Windansea surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Windansea sea temperature is 17.5 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.4 max: 18.3 min: 14.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Windansea (calm at La Jolla 4 km from Windansea).

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Actual: 53 min ago

Calm
3 km/h
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Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Windansea this week:

The surf forecast for Windansea over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Sunday (May 16) at 11PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.0m and 16s period with a secondary swell of 0.6m and 6s. The wind is predicted to be onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Windansea in the next 12 days are 3.0m 10s and forecast to arrive on Friday (May 21) at 8AM. 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+)11PM (Sun 16th May)3.5ft (1.0m) 16s
Best Surf 5AM (Wed 19th May)3.5ft (1.1m) 18s
Most Powerful 8AM (Fri 21st May)10ft (3.0m) 10s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Windansea 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
Sun
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Fri
28
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
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T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.222.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.246.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.270.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.294.cc23
1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.7
W
2.1
W
2
W
2.4
W
2.5
W
1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.9
WNW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.3
W
0.7
SW
1.4
W
1.5
W
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
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20
W
15
W
15
W
20
W
10
WSW
10
SW
10
WSW
15
SSE
20
S
15
WSW
15
SW
25
SSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
25
W
20
W
15
SW
15
WNW
10
NW
10
W
15
WNW
10
WSW
10
SW
10
NW
5
W
15
SW
10
WSW
5
SW
10
SW
15
WNW
10
W
10
SSW
20
WNW
5
SW
15
SW
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on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crossonononononcross-
on
oncross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
onglasscross-
on
ononcross-
on
onglasscross-
on
3:05PM
0.87
12:00AM
1.43
5:15PM
0.93
12:58AM
1.33
5:34PM
1.02
2:25AM
1.25
5:54PM
1.13
4:01AM
1.20
6:16PM
1.27
5:22AM
1.21
6:41PM
1.43
6:31AM
1.23
7:08PM
1.61
7:31AM
1.25
7:40PM
1.78
8:28AM
1.26
8:14PM
1.93
9:24AM
1.23
8:51PM
2.03
10:19AM
1.19
9:31PM
2.07
11:17AM
1.14
10:14PM
2.03
12:19PM
1.09
4:57PM
0.85
8:20AM
0.04
5:45PM
0.93
9:25AM
0.05
8:50PM
0.95
10:24AM
0.05
10:47PM
0.83
11:14AM
0.05
11:56PM
0.62
11:57AM
0.06
12:49AM
0.36
12:37PM
0.10
1:37AM
0.09
1:15PM
0.16
2:23AM
-0.15
1:52PM
0.25
3:09AM
-0.35
2:31PM
0.34
3:57AM
-0.48
3:11PM
0.44
4:46AM
-0.52
3:53PM
0.55
5:39AM
-0.49

Note: the tide data above is for La Jolla, Scripps Pier, California which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Windansea.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Windansea blow from the E

Sun
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Fri
28
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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7:40--7:42--7:43--7:44--7:44--7:45--7:45--7:45--7:46--7:47--7:47--7:49--

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Tue afternoon, min 14°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 17°C on Wed afternoon, min 14°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 18°C on Mon afternoon, min 15°C on Sat afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 18°C on Thu afternoon, min 15°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Windansea Surf forecast

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

Windansea is 10 km (6 miles) from San Diego. If you plan a vacation in San Diego County, look for hotels and other accommodation in San Diego. San Diego has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.