El Capitan State Beach
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
Partly Cloudy
updated 40 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Wed, February 20 07:44 am
Swell Conditions:

1+ feet with a dominant W short-period swell.

Primary Swell:

1.9ft. 6.9 seconds 273 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

0.7ft. 14.4 seconds 278 degrees (W)


5.41 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

33°F and Partly Cloudy with Variable-side-offshore (East) winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:9 miles 

Tides: 03:33 am (1.05ft) 09:41 am (6.4ft) 04:29 pm (-1.08ft) 10:51 pm (4.86ft)

El Capitan State Beach
Surf Forecast Overview

Wednesday has a Small West wind swell on the rise with background West medium period swell steady

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El Capitan State Beach
Weather Forecast

Chance Showers and Breezy
A 30 percent chance of showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Showers likely, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.view 7-day weather forecast

El Capitan State Beach Spot Details

Good to Epic
imagine starving cats given a single bowl of milk
rocky point
Best Swell Direction:
Best Wind Direction:
North to northeast
Best Tide:
low to mid

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