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Windansea Surf Forecast / CAL – San Diego County / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Tuesday 21 Mar 2023 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 14.8 °C (Statistics for 21 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 15.3 max: 16.5 min: 14.0 °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 14.8 °C (Statistics for 21 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 15.3 max: 16.5 min: 14.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Windansea (fresh winds from the S at BUOY-LJAC1 5 km from Windansea).

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Moderate
33 km/h
S
Cross-Shore
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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 Tuesday (Mar 21) at 2PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.6m and 7s period with a secondary swell of 1.1m and 7s. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Windansea in the next 12 days are 3.0m 13s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Mar 22) at 11PM. Winds are predicted to be onshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2PM (Tue 21st Mar)5ft (1.6m) 7s
Best Surf 8AM (Thu 23rd Mar)8ft (2.4m) 12s
Most Powerful11PM (Wed 22nd Mar)10ft (3.0m) 13s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Windansea over the next 12 days.

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Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
31
Saturday
01
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T california.htsgw.metric.39.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.63.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.87.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.111.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.135.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.159.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.183.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.207.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.231.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.255.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.279.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.4
SSW
1.2
W
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
W
2.1
W
2
W
1.8
W
1.7
W
1.4
W
1.4
W
2.1
WNW
1.8
W
2.4
WNW
1.6
W
1.5
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
0.9
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.6
W
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.3
SW
0.7
SSW
1.9
WSW
1.7
W
1.3
W
1.1
W
0.8
W
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
Period(s) (?)7791111121212999999999887766212119181889888151514
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)4941591315181419482391122710744874762903116755449404403882001458849362489851485027653443222816585545454
Wind
(km/h)
40
SSW
30
S
35
WSW
25
SW
25
W
15
WNW
20
WNW
25
WNW
10
WSW
10
W
15
W
10
SSE
10
S
25
WNW
15
WNW
10
W
30
WNW
15
N
0
SW
20
WNW
10
NNE
5
NNE
20
NW
15
NNW
10
NW
15
NW
10
NNW
10
NW
20
WNW
15
N
15
NW
20
NW
10
NNW
10
NW
15
WNW
5
WSW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
onononononononcross-
off
crossoncross-
on
ononcross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glass
High Tide
/ height (m)
9:33AM
1.74
10:08PM
1.62
10:18AM
1.59
10:38PM
1.67
11:04AM
1.40
11:09PM
1.67
11:53AM
1.18
11:41PM
1.62
12:52PM
0.97
12:14AM
1.52
2:22PM
0.81
12:54AM
1.40
1:54AM
1.27
3:45AM
1.20
7:56PM
1.03
5:24AM
1.23
8:06PM
1.09
6:26AM
1.31
8:18PM
1.15
7:10AM
1.39
8:32PM
1.21
Low Tide
/ height (m)
3:54PM
-0.22
4:12AM
-0.05
4:24PM
-0.06
4:58AM
-0.09
4:53PM
0.12
5:47AM
-0.07
5:20PM
0.33
6:39AM
-0.01
5:43PM
0.52
7:44AM
0.09
5:57PM
0.69
9:11AM
0.15
10:56AM
0.15
12:12PM
0.08
11:59PM
0.88
1:00PM
0.02
12:51AM
0.75
1:35PM
-0.04
1:25AM
0.61
2:02PM
-0.06
1:55AM
0.48

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

Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
31
Saturday
01
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Rain (mm)
12483242-----------------------------
Temp. °C141513131313131313131313141413131314141514161816181716151514141413141615
Low °C131412121312121312121312121313121211111414141715151714131513121412121514
Feels °C (?)7967789891191012101096712109121211141213121013121010121313
Sunrise6:52--6:50--6:48--6:48--6:46--6:45--6:43--6:41--6:41--6:39--6:37--6:37--
Sunset-7:00--7:00--7:01--7:02--7:04--7:04--7:05--7:06--7:06--7:07--7:07--7:08-

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 35mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Very mild (max 15°C on Tue afternoon, min 12°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSE on Tue morning, calm by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 14°C on Sat morning, min 11°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, fresh winds from the NNW by Sun night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 18°C on Tue afternoon, min 11°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Sat afternoon, min 12°C on Fri morning). 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.