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Zmudowski State Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – Monterey / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Friday 09 Dec 2022 PST
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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 12.1 °C (Statistics for 09 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 13.1 max: 15.8 min: 11.9 °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 12.1 °C (Statistics for 09 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 13.1 max: 15.8 min: 11.9 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Recent clean conditions at Zmudowski State Beach have likely become affected by the arrival of onshore winds (light winds from the W at BUOY-MLSC1 2 km from Zmudowski State Beach).

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13 km/h
W
Onshore
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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 Saturday (Dec 10) at 1AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.3m and 13s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 18s. Another secondary swell of 0.7m and 4s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Zmudowski State Beach in the next 12 days are 5.0m 14s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Dec 12) at 4AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.0m 5s period and expected on Thursday (Dec 15) at 1PM.

Wave TypeTime (PST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 1AM (Sat 10th Dec)4.5ft (1.3m) 13s
Best Surf10AM (Sun 11th Dec)10ft (3.0m) 13s
Most Powerful 4AM (Mon 12th Dec)16ft (5.0m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Zmudowski State Beach over the next 12 days.

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Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wed
21
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
Rating
(10 max)
400011011114433235554332211222110222101
Swell
Height Map
T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.33.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.57.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.81.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.105.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.129.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.153.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.177.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.201.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.225.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.249.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.273.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.294.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
WNW
1
WNW
2.3
WNW
3
WNW
3
W
3
W
5
WNW
3
WNW
2.2
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.8
WNW
1.5
W
1.9
W
2.4
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.7
NW
0.7
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.5
SW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SW
0.9
SW
1
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.4
WNW
Period(s) (?)13131213131314131212111111101214131313121211111314151313131210788714
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)54535114312658363833389082247013767014082751384791027212912108413672261371058887102121139896938184101153954369
Wind
(km/h)
10
SE
30
S
20
SW
25
SW
15
W
25
SW
15
ENE
5
NW
10
W
0
NE
0
WNW
5
SSW
0
SE
10
E
15
ESE
10
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
10
ENE
10
E
10
NE
10
ENE
10
ENE
5
NE
10
ENE
5
NE
10
WNW
5
NE
5
NE
10
W
5
ENE
5
ENE
10
W
5
NNE
0
ENE
5
NW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
onglassglassglassglassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
oncross-
off
glassoncross-
off
cross-
off
onglassglasscross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
12:50AM
1.25
10:40AM
1.57
1:33AM
1.23
11:19AM
1.51
2:16AM
1.23
12:01PM
1.44
2:59AM
1.24
12:48PM
1.35
3:39AM
1.27
1:42PM
1.25
4:17AM
1.31
2:47PM
1.14
4:51AM
1.37
4:05PM
1.06
5:25AM
1.45
5:31PM
1.02
5:58AM
1.53
6:54PM
1.04
6:33AM
1.63
8:07PM
1.10
7:11AM
1.72
9:10PM
1.17
7:51AM
1.80
Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:21AM
0.98
6:11PM
-0.16
6:06AM
1.00
6:50PM
-0.10
6:56AM
1.01
7:32PM
-0.03
7:56AM
1.01
8:15PM
0.05
9:06AM
0.96
9:01PM
0.14
10:17AM
0.86
9:49PM
0.24
11:20AM
0.71
10:37PM
0.36
12:13PM
0.52
11:26PM
0.47
1:00PM
0.30
12:15AM
0.59
1:44PM
0.07
1:04AM
0.69
2:28PM
-0.14
1:53AM
0.77
3:12PM
-0.32

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

Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wed
21
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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Summarylight rainlight rainheavy rainheavy rainrisk thund- derlight rainrain shwrsclearclearsome cloudssome cloudscloudyrain shwrslight rainmod. rainlight rainsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
142111354-----11161--------------------
Temp. °C12151312111081010810108108812111014141014149131181010711971011
Low °C101513910978979971088999101181010799578578578
Feels °C (?)810977446777857558871111711126118577586578
Sunrise-7:09--7:09--7:09--7:11--7:11--7:11--7:13--7:13--7:13--7:15--7:15--7:16-
Sunset--4:50--4:51--4:51--4:51--4:51--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:53--4:53

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 49mm), heaviest during Sat afternoon. Very mild (max 15°C on Sat morning, min 7°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Sat morning, light winds from the NW by Mon afternoon).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Tue night. Very mild (max 12°C on Thu morning, min 7°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 14°C on Fri morning, min 7°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 11°C on Tue morning, min 5°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.