Sunday, June 3, 2007 | Today southern hemi SW continues along the coast with only trace amounts of NW wind swell. SW backs off Monday, and then NW wind swell (and westerly winds) come into play Tuesday through Thursday. Small SW is due Friday into Saturday, and another minor bump is due on Monday the 11th.
Beach Closure Notice: For our readers in North County San Diego, the petroleum spill affecting Beacon’s Beach to Moonlight State Beach still has this section of the coastline closed off, but may reopen later today. To read more on this spill, click here.
Right now, the California Buoy is checking in at 4 feet with 14-second periods. Closer to the coast, the Half Moon Bay buoy is at 4 feet with 16-second periods and the Cape San Martin buoy is at 4 feet with 16-second periods.
Most SoCal near-shore buoys are seeing SW energy with seas running 2.3-2.7 feet with 15-second periods.
Overall, SW ground swell periods are averaging 14 seconds from 195 degrees. Some NW wind swell is also coming through from 300-degrees with 9-second periods.
In SoCal, wave heights are running chest to at times head high at most south facing breaks. West facing breaks are running waist to chest, bigger though at dual exposure spots.
Northern California and the Central Coast are seeing sets running waist to chest high most everywhere.
The tide is an issue as we’re in the midst of a radical tidal swing due to a Full Moon that peaked last Thursday. This spring tide’s lows will shut down…[more]
Water temperatures are averaging 64 degrees in San Diego, 64 in Orange County, 62 in LA, 59 in Ventura County, 59 in Santa Barbara, 55 along the Central Coast and 50 degrees in NCal.
Winds will be an issue later this week. Right now though, as of 8:00 this morning, winds were light and variable. Afternoon onshores should stay below 15 mph. Monday looks similar, but on Tuesday…[more]
SW backs off Monday…[more]
Wind and wind swell trend begins Tuesday…[more]
Light SW late in week…[more]
Light SW early next week…[more]
New State of our Surf Report…[more]