El Capitan Surf Report and Forecast

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Surf Report and Conditions

Updated: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:37:22 -0700
0-1 ft
Unknown Conditions
Wind: NW @ 1 knots
Swell Direction: 0.70' @ 9s from SSE
Swell Direction: 0.50' @ 12s from SW
Swell Direction: 0.50' @ 13s from S
Water Temp: 64° F

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Water Quality


Flag Guide


08/22 03:18AM 0.07ft. LOW
08/22 09:43AM 4.15ft. HIGH
08/22 02:49PM 2.00ft. LOW
08/22 08:56PM 5.58ft. HIGH

Santa Barbara Surf Report & Forecast

Surf Forecast Brief Outlook: SATURDAY: Flat with only traces at best. Beaches in easternmost SB may see a little South tropical swell from Lowell sneak in (NOTE - Bigger surf further south). WEATHER/WIND: Calm to light/variable wind in the early morning, then light becoming moderate South veering West flow develops through the day. Mostly clear/sunny skies.

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Santa Barbara Surf Forecast

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Sunday 08/24


Far eastern SB spots pick up a little of the South Lowell swell

Monday 08/25


Far eastern SB spots pick up a little of the South Lowell swell

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