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WaveCast Central California
12-11-2017 2:45 PM

NNW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 12/11/2017, 2:45 PM
12/10/2017 8:00 AM - 12/18/2017 0:00 AM

12/10/201712/11/201712/12/201712/13/201712/14/201712/15/201712/16/201712/17/201712/18/2017
Dir: 295
Max: 3-4
Prd: 13
Dir: 290
Max: 7-8
Prd: 15
Dir: 285
Max: 8-9
Prd: 14
Dir: 288
Max: 8-9
Prd: 13
Dir: 293
Max: 10-11
Prd: 15
Dir: 294
Max: 12-15
Prd: 16
Dir: 304
Max: 13-15
Prd: 15
Dir: 305
Max: 7-8
Prd: 12
Dir: 304
Max: 7-8
Prd: 12

SSW 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 12/11/2017, 2:45 PM
12/10/2017 8:00 AM - 12/18/2017 0:00 AM

12/10/201712/11/201712/12/201712/13/201712/14/201712/15/201712/16/201712/17/201712/18/2017
Dir: 203
Max: 2-3
Prd: 15
Dir: 200
Max: 2-3
Prd: 15
Dir: 200
Max: 2-3
Prd: 14
Dir: 201
Max: 2-2
Prd: 14
Dir: 202
Max: 1-1
Prd: 13
Dir: 204
Max: 1-1
Prd: 13
Dir: 160
Max: 0-1
Prd: 9
Dir: 205
Max: 0-1
Prd: 14
Dir: 194
Max: 1-1
Prd: 16


Forecast Based on WaveWatchIII Data Courtesy NOAA/NWS/NCEP Ocean Modeling Branch

Sunday, December the 10th: Swell will be coming in from 295 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 13 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 203 degrees with 15 second periods.

Monday, December the 11th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 290 degrees with 7 to 8 foot surf with 15 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 200 degrees with 15 second periods.

Tuesday, December the 12th: We're expecting an increase in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 285 degrees with 8 to 9 foot surf with 14 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 3 feet from 200 degrees with 14 second periods.

Wednesday, December the 13th: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 288 degrees with 8 to 9 foot surf with 13 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 2 to 2 feet from 201 degrees with 14 second periods.

Thursday, December the 14th: Our call is for an increase in NNW energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 293 degrees with 10 to 11 foot surf with 15 second periods around NNW facing breaks. We're also looking at a decrease in SSW energy. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 1 feet from 202 degrees with 13 second periods.

Friday, December the 15th: We're expecting an increase in NNW energy. Swell will be coming in from 294 degrees with 12 to 15 foot surf with 16 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 1 to 1 feet from 204 degrees with 13 second periods.

Saturday, December the 16th: NNW energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 304 degrees with 13 to 15 foot surf with 15 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 0 to 1 feet from 160 degrees with 9 second periods.

Sunday, December the 17th: Look for a decrease in NNW energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 305 degrees with 7 to 8 foot surf with 12 second periods around NNW facing breaks. SSW energy is looking similar to yesterday. SSW facing breaks are looking at surf running 0 to 1 feet from 205 degrees with 14 second periods.

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