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Zmudowski State Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Zmudowski State Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – Monterey / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Wednesday 20 Oct 2021 PDT
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Zmudowski State Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Zmudowski State Beach sea temperature is 13.8 °C (Statistics for 20 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 16.3 min: 13.6 °C)
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Zmudowski State Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Zmudowski State Beach sea temperature is 13.8 °C (Statistics for 20 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 16.3 min: 13.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Zmudowski State Beach (calm at BUOY-ELXC1 5 km from Zmudowski State Beach).

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2 h 21 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
ENE
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Zmudowski State Beach this week:

The surf forecast for Zmudowski State Beach over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Oct 21) at 2AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 2.3m and 13s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 12s. The wind is predicted to be glassy as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Zmudowski State Beach in the next 12 days are 5.0m 17s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Oct 25) at 8PM. 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+) 2AM (Thu 21st Oct)7.5ft (2.3m) 13s
Best Surf11AM (Fri 22nd Oct)10ft (3.0m) 16s
Most Powerful 8PM (Mon 25th Oct)16ft (5.0m) 17s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Zmudowski State Beach 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
Wed
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sunday
31
Mon
01
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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
2.2
W
2.3
W
1.9
WNW
1.7
W
1.6
W
3
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
2.4
WNW
2
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.9
W
3
W
3
WNW
4.5
WNW
4.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
3
WNW
2.2
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.1
NW
2.3
WNW
2.1
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.9
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
0.8
WNW
1.3
WNW
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5
NW
5
NE
5
W
10
W
0
SE
10
WSW
10
W
0
E
5
WSW
5
SSW
5
ENE
10
SSE
30
SSW
35
S
15
SW
20
SW
10
SSW
0
SW
10
W
5
ENE
5
NNE
5
W
5
NE
10
NE
5
NNW
10
ENE
5
ENE
10
WSW
0
ESE
5
WNW
10
W
5
E
0
S
10
WSW
5
WSW
5
SE
cross-
on
glassglassonglassononglassglassglassoffcross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassoncross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
glassononglassglassoncross-
on
glass
11:46PM
1.33
11:17AM
1.55
12:32AM
1.27
11:41AM
1.54
1:20AM
1.22
12:08PM
1.51
2:13AM
1.17
12:39PM
1.47
3:13AM
1.14
1:17PM
1.41
4:22AM
1.12
2:04PM
1.36
5:35AM
1.14
3:01PM
1.30
6:33AM
1.19
4:10PM
1.27
7:15AM
1.25
5:24PM
1.26
7:48AM
1.31
6:35PM
1.28
8:18AM
1.39
7:40PM
1.32
8:46AM
1.48
5:31PM
0.09
5:23AM
0.51
6:06PM
0.05
5:56AM
0.64
6:41PM
0.02
6:30AM
0.76
7:18PM
0.02
7:06AM
0.86
7:59PM
0.04
7:50AM
0.96
8:45PM
0.08
8:48AM
1.02
9:41PM
0.12
10:11AM
1.05
10:43PM
0.14
11:37AM
1.01
11:47PM
0.15
12:43PM
0.91
12:43AM
0.14
1:34PM
0.77
1:32AM
0.14
2:18PM
0.59
2:16AM
0.16

Note: the tide data above is for Elkhorn Yacht Club, California which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Zmudowski State Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Zmudowski State Beach blow from the E

Wed
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sunday
31
Mon
01
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Very mild (max 19°C on Thu morning, min 10°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 80mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Very mild (max 18°C on Sun afternoon, min 13°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the S by Sun night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Thu afternoon, min 13°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 22°C on Fri afternoon, min 11°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Zmudowski State Beach Surf forecast

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

Zmudowski State Beach is 10 km (6 miles) from Neponset. If you plan a vacation in Monterey, look for hotels and other accommodation in Neponset. Neponset has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.