Surf Conditions are 3-5 ft and choppy right now in Big Sur, CA

  • WEATHER
    53° NW @ 22 → 31mph
  • LOW / HIGH TIDE
    10:33am / 2:26am
  • BUOY 46239
    5.9 ft @ 7sec
  • WATER TEMP
    53° 4/3, Boots/Gloves(3+)

Forecast

Surf
Swell
3 day
16 day
  • D-OH
  • O-Head
  • Head
  • Shoulder
  • Chest
  • Waist
  • Knee
TUE 18
WED 19
THU 20
11pm
  • Clean
  • Fair
  • Choppy
Conditions are 3-4+ ft and choppy at 11pm on Mon 5/17
Compass Map
Forecast Compass Compass Wind Arrow Compass Primary Swell Arrow Compass Secondary Swell Arrow
Wind Arrow
WIND N 13 mph
Primary Swell Arrow
PRIMARY SSW (192) 1.8 ft @ 21 sec
Secondary Swell Arrow
SECONDARY SSW (201) 2.2 ft @ 15 sec
TIDE LEVEL
Incoming Mid Tide, 3.6 ft

Forecast Details

  • Tue 18
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    AM 3-4+ ft
    PM 3-5 ft
  • Wed 19
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    AM 4-5 ft
    PM 4-5 ft
  • Thu 20
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    AM 4-6 ft
    PM 5-7 ft
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This forecast is for beaches with direct offshore winds from North-East to North-North-East, and was updated May 18, 2021 @ 2:02pm.
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