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El Capitan State Beach
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:


4-6ft
long-period swell
updated 356 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Wed, March 20 04:12 pm
Swell Conditions:

4-6 feet with a dominant W med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

4.9ft. 14.8 seconds 268 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

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Tide:

-0.79 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

°F and with Variable-offshore () winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7901 miles 

Tides: 03:40 am (0.59ft) 09:45 am (5.97ft) 04:18 pm (-0.82ft) 10:35 pm (5.18ft)

El Capitan State Beach
Surf Forecast Overview

2-3ft
Wednesday has a Small West long-period swell holding plus West medium period swell steady

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El Capitan State Beach
Weather Forecast

Slight Chance Showers
This Afternoon:
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight:
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. view 7-day weather forecast


El Capitan State Beach Spot Details

Quality:
Good to Epic
Crowds:
imagine starving cats given a single bowl of milk
Season:
October-March
Bottom:
rocky point
Best Swell Direction:
WNW-WSW
Best Wind Direction:
North to northeast
Best Tide:
low to mid

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