El Capitan State Beach
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 54 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Wed, June 26 10:58 pm
Swell Conditions:

0-1 feet with a dominant W wind swell.

Primary Swell:

1.5ft. 5.1 seconds 269 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:



2.15 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

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

Distance to Weather Station:7901 miles 

Tides: 12:14 am (2.1ft) 05:18 am (3.18ft) 11:15 am (1.31ft) 06:14 pm (4.72ft)

El Capitan State Beach
Surf Forecast Overview

Wednesday has a Small West chop holding with background West windswell steady

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El Capitan State Beach
Weather Forecast

Clear and Breezy then Mostly Clear
Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 67. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. 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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