El Capitan Surf Report and Forecast

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Surf Report and Conditions

Updated: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:49:38 -0700
0-1 ft
Unknown Conditions
Wind: S @ 3 knots
Swell Direction: 0.80' @ 14s from SW
Swell Direction: 0.70' @ 4s from WSW
Swell Direction: 0.40' @ 21s from SSW
Water Temp: 66° F

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10/01 05:21AM 3.34ft. HIGH
10/01 09:13AM 2.93ft. LOW
10/01 03:42PM 4.69ft. HIGH
10/01 11:27PM 0.69ft. LOW

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Surf Forecast Brief Outlook: WEDNESDAY: NW windswell pulses up slightly for 1-2' surf at exposed breaks, while best windswell spots see thigh high+ sets on the best tides. WEATHER/WIND: Light/variable winds turn light SW/W in the afternoon.

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Thursday 10/02

1-2 ft
1-2 ft - ankle to knee high

NW windswell to fade

Friday 10/03


Trace NW swell; Long period SW shows out west for select areas w/ larger surf

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