The surf forecast is 6-9 ft and fairly clean right now for Big Sur, CA

  • WEATHER - LIVE
    58° N @ 0 → 5mph
  • LOW / HIGH TIDE
    11:01am / 3:41am
  • BUOY 46239
    NW11.2ft @ 10s
  • WATER TEMP
    54° 4/3, Boots/Gloves(3)

Forecast

Surf
Swell
5 day
16 day
  • 8ft
  • 6ft
  • 4ft
  • 2ft
THU 30
FRI 31
SAT 1
SUN 2
MON 3
11am
  • Clean
  • Fair
  • Choppy
Conditions are 4-6+ ft and choppy at 11am on Wed 5/29
Compass Map
Forecast Compass Compass Wind Arrow Compass Primary Swell Arrow Compass Secondary Swell Arrow
Wind Arrow
WIND NW 15 mph
Primary Swell Arrow
PRIMARY NW (309) 9.8 ft @ 10 sec
Secondary Swell Arrow
SECONDARY S (184) 1.7 ft @ 12 sec
TIDE LEVEL
Low Tide, -0.1 ft

Forecast Details

Basic
Detail
  • Thursday, May 30
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    6-9 ft
    clean
    NNW
    11mph
    11ft
    10s
    NW
    12pm
    6-8 ft
    choppy
    NW
    12mph
    9.7ft
    10s
    NW
    6pm
    5-7+ ft
    choppy
    NW
    14mph
    8.6ft
    9s
    WNW
  • Best Board for Thursday
  • Friday, May 31
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    5-7+ ft
    clean
    NNW
    4mph
    8.4ft
    10s
    WNW
    12pm
    4-7 ft
    fair
    WNW
    7mph
    8.5ft
    10s
    NW
    6pm
    4-6+ ft
    choppy
    NW
    12mph
    7.7ft
    10s
    NW
  • Saturday, Jun 1
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-6 ft
    fair
    N
    13mph
    8.4ft
    9s
    NW
    12pm
    4-6 ft
    fair
    NNW
    15mph
    2.6ft
    17s
    S
    6pm
    4-5 ft
    fair
    NNW
    15mph
    2.6ft
    17s
    S
  • Sunday, Jun 2
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    3-5 ft
    clean
    N
    11mph
    2.6ft
    16s
    S
    12pm
    3-5 ft
    choppy
    NW
    16mph
    2.7ft
    16s
    S
    6pm
    3-4 ft
    fair
    NNW
    15mph
    2.4ft
    15s
    S
  • Monday, Jun 3
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    2-4 ft
    clean
    N
    11mph
    2.5ft
    14s
    S
    12pm
    3-4+ ft
    fair
    NNW
    15mph
    4.6ft
    11s
    WNW
    6pm
    3+ ft
    fair
    NNW
    15mph
    2.2ft
    14s
    S
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This forecast is for beaches with direct offshore winds from North-East to North-North-East, and was updated May 30, 2024 @ 12:32am.
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