Bolsa Chica State Beach
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 17 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Thu, May 24 10:50 am
Swell Conditions:

1-2 feet with a dominant SSW med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

1.1ft. 15.3 seconds 195 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

0.8ft. 8.9 seconds 274 degrees (W)


0.94 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

63°F and Overcast with Glassy-onshore (South) winds at 2 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:1 miles 

Tides: 12:46 am (1.21ft) 06:23 am (4.07ft) 12:35 pm (0.36ft) 07:10 pm (5.25ft)

Bolsa Chica State Beach
Surf Forecast Overview

Thursday has a Small South-West med-period swell steady and South windswell steady

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Bolsa Chica State Beach
Weather Forecast

Patchy Drizzle then Partly Sunny
Patchy drizzle before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Areas of drizzle after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. view 7-day weather forecast

Bolsa Chica State Beach Spot Details

mushy to firing, depends on the season and the swell mix
It gets crowded near the out-flow almost every morningmore so when there is swell. Expect a lot of
Late summer through Fall, with biggest waves in the Winter.
Best Swell Direction:
Combo of S swell (170-195) and WNW swell (270-280).
Best Wind Direction:
N-NE-E, light-moderate Santa Ana winds are the best.
Best Tide:
lower tides work best

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