El Capitan State Beach
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
Partly Cloudy
updated 24 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Sun, January 20 02:58 pm
Swell Conditions:

3-4 feet with a dominant W med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

4.1ft. 12.1 seconds 274 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:



-1.52 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

63°F and Partly Cloudy with Variable-side-onshore (WNW) winds at 5 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:9 miles 

Tides: 01:55 am (2ft) 08:13 am (6.89ft) 03:31 pm (-1.61ft) 10:03 pm (4.07ft)

El Capitan State Beach
Surf Forecast Overview

Sunday has a Small West med-period swell on the rise

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El Capitan State Beach
Weather Forecast

Slight Chance Showers
This Afternoon:
A 10 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 40 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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