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Zuma Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.1

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Zuma Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – LA County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Monday 17 May 2021 PDT
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Zuma Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Zuma Beach sea temperature is 17.2 °C (Statistics for 17 May 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 16.8 min: 13.1 °C)
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Zuma Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Zuma Beach sea temperature is 17.2 °C (Statistics for 17 May 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 16.8 min: 13.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Zuma Beach (calm at Mahou Riviera wx 4 km from Zuma Beach).

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1 h 32 min ago

Calm
3 km/h
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Clean
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How big are the waves at Zuma Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Zuma Beach at 8PM is: 0.8m 15s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.5m 21s secondary swell from a South direction, 0.8m 5s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 10:00am May 17). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (17 May)2.5ft (0.8m)15s
Afternoon (17 May)3ft (0.9m)15s
Evening (17 May)2.5ft (0.8m)15s

Table - waves today at Zuma Beach. (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
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
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T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
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0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.7
S
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
S
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
2
W
2
W
3
WNW
3
WNW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.5
S
0.6
S
3
W
2.4
W
0.8
S
3
WNW
0.9
S
1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1
S
1
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1
S
1
S
1
S
1.1
S
1
S
1
S
1
S
1
S
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
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5
W
10
SW
15
SW
15
W
10
WSW
10
E
10
E
5
E
5
SSE
10
SSW
15
SSW
10
S
10
ESE
5
ESE
5
E
5
SE
5
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
WSW
15
W
10
WNW
0
NE
10
E
15
E
5
SE
15
WSW
30
W
30
WNW
15
NNW
10
W
15
WNW
10
WNW
25
W
35
W
35
W
30
WNW
15
NW
5
NE
5
ESE
15
SE
10
SSE
15
SSE
10
SW
15
WNW
15
NW
5
NNW
5
ENE
5
SE
15
SSW
15
SW
20
WNW
15
WNW
5
NNW
0
ENE
10
E
10
ESE
15
SSE
10
SSW
10
WSW
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on
oncross-
off
cross-
off
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on
cross-
off
cross-
off
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on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
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on
oncross-
on
crosscross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
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on
1:07AM
1.80
5:47PM
1.51
2:28AM
1.72
6:02PM
1.61
4:01AM
1.67
6:22PM
1.75
5:24AM
1.66
6:47PM
1.91
6:35AM
1.68
7:15PM
2.09
7:39AM
1.71
7:48PM
2.27
8:39AM
1.72
8:35AM
0.52
9:35AM
0.53
8:59PM
1.45
10:30AM
0.53
10:53PM
1.32
11:18AM
0.52
12:03AM
1.11
12:01PM
0.54
12:57AM
0.85
12:41PM
0.58
1:45AM
0.57
1:21PM
0.64
2:33AM
0.31
2:02PM
0.73

Note: the tide data above is for Malibu which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Zuma Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Zuma Beach blow from the NE

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
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