Surf Forecasts:: Northern California

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WaveCast Northern California
1-18-2019 2:45 PM

NNW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/18/2019, 2:45 PM
1/17/2019 8:00 AM - 1/25/2019 0:00 AM

1/17/20191/18/20191/19/20191/20/20191/21/20191/22/20191/23/20191/24/20191/25/2019
Dir: 273
Max: 41-48
Prd: 18
Dir: 277
Max: 26-30
Prd: 16
Dir: 281
Max: 10-12
Prd: 13
Dir: 279
Max: 9-11
Prd: 12
Dir: 285
Max: 8-10
Prd: 11
Dir: 297
Max: 7-9
Prd: 10
Dir: 292
Max: 8-10
Prd: 14
Dir: 290
Max: 8-10
Prd: 14
Dir: 291
Max: 11-13
Prd: 17

SSW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/18/2019, 2:45 PM
1/17/2019 8:00 AM - 1/25/2019 0:00 AM

1/17/20191/18/20191/19/20191/20/20191/21/20191/22/20191/23/20191/24/20191/25/2019
Dir: 215
Max: 1-2
Prd: 18
Dir: 213
Max: 1-2
Prd: 17
Dir: 214
Max: 1-2
Prd: 16
Dir: 215
Max: 1-1
Prd: 14
Dir: 260
Max: 3-4
Prd: 10
Dir: 187
Max: 1-1
Prd: 14
Dir: 213
Max: 1-1
Prd: 15
Dir: 203
Max: 1-1
Prd: 17
Dir: 193
Max: 1-1
Prd: 15


Forecast Based on WaveWatchIII Data Courtesy NOAA/NWS/NCEP Ocean Modeling Branch

Thursday, January the 17th: Swell will be coming in from 273 degrees with 41 to 48 foot surf with 18 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 2 feet from 215 degrees with 18 second periods.

Friday, January the 18th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 277 degrees with 26 to 30 foot surf with 16 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 2 feet from 213 degrees with 17 second periods.

Saturday, January the 19th: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 281 degrees with 10 to 12 foot surf with 13 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 2 feet from 214 degrees with 16 second periods.

Sunday, January the 20th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 279 degrees with 9 to 11 foot surf with 12 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 1 feet from 215 degrees with 14 second periods.

Monday, January the 21st: We're expecting a decrease in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 285 degrees with 8 to 10 foot surf with 11 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at an increase in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 3 to 4 feet from 260 degrees with 10 second periods.

Tuesday, January the 22nd: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 297 degrees with 7 to 9 foot surf with 10 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 1 feet from 187 degrees with 14 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 23rd: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 292 degrees with 8 to 10 foot surf with 14 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 1 feet from 213 degrees with 15 second periods.

Thursday, January the 24th: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 290 degrees with 8 to 10 foot surf with 14 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 1 feet from 203 degrees with 17 second periods.

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