Sunset Cliffs Surf Report and Forecast

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Surf Report and Conditions

Updated: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:21:40 -0700
1-2 ft
poor Conditions
Wind: W @ 6 knots
Swell Direction: 1' @ 13s from SW
Swell Direction: 1' @ 9s from WNW
Swell Direction: 0.50' @ 12s from WNW
Water Temp: 68° F

Surf Cam


Water Quality

Great Beach Day
No known surf or water quality conditions.

Flag Guide


08/20 01:29AM 0.30ft. LOW
08/20 07:53AM 3.84ft. HIGH
08/20 12:55PM 2.26ft. LOW
08/20 06:58PM 5.43ft. HIGH

South San Diego Surf Report & Forecast

Surf Forecast Brief Outlook: THURSDAY: New/primary South-SSE Lowell swell quickly builds in over the morning and tops out in the afternoon. Meanwhile, the old/easing blend of South-SW Southern Hemi swells and minimal NW windswell will mix in. Standout south exposed spots will start out with knee-waist occasional chest high sets in the morning, which will pick up into the chest-head high occasional overhead zone into the afternoon. NOTE - Due to the steep angle of the Lowell swell, much of the energy will bypass many spots through SD County. WEATHER/WIND: Calm to very light/variable wind in the early to mid morning, along with a marine layer. Then moderate Westerly wind gradually rises up over the mid to late morning and into the afternoon, as skies become mostly clear/sunny.

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South San Diego Surf Forecast

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Thursday 08/21

2-3 ft
2-3 ft.+ - knee to chest high

New South Lowell swell builds in, topping out in the PM with LARGER WAVES SHOWING for south swell standouts; Old SW-South swells easing; Minimal NW windswell; Cleanest in AM

Friday 08/22

3-4 ft
fair to good
3-4 ft. + - waist to shoulder high

Holding South Lowell swell; Select South swell magnets will likely produce occasional bigger waves; Old SW-South swells easing out; Minimal NW windswell; Cleanest in AM

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