The surf forecast is 5-7 ft and slightly bumpy right now for Carlsbad, CA

  • WEATHER - LIVE
    59° W @ 6 → 10mph
  • LOW / HIGH TIDE
    12:49pm / 7:38pm
  • BUOY 46224
    SSW4.3ft @ 18s
  • WATER TEMP
    60° 3/2 Wetsuit

Forecast

Surf
Swell
5 day
16 day
  • 8ft
  • 6ft
  • 4ft
  • 2ft
WED 17
THU 18
FRI 19
SAT 20
SUN 21
5pm
  • Clean
  • Fair
  • Choppy
Conditions are 4-6 ft and choppy at 5pm on Tue 4/16
Compass Map
Forecast Compass Compass Wind Arrow Compass Primary Swell Arrow Compass Secondary Swell Arrow
Wind Arrow
WIND WNW 10 mph
Primary Swell Arrow
PRIMARY SSW (205) 2.3 ft @ 19 sec
Secondary Swell Arrow
SECONDARY W (268) 2.1 ft @ 7 sec
TIDE LEVEL
Incoming High Tide, 2.5 ft

Forecast Details

Basic
Detail
  • Wednesday, Apr 17
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-7 ft
    clean
    NNE
    2mph
    2.9ft
    17s
    SSW
    12pm
    5-7 ft
    choppy
    W
    7mph
    3.1ft
    17s
    SSW
    6pm
    4-6+ ft
    fair
    WSW
    5mph
    3.3ft
    16s
    SSW
  • Best Board for Wednesday
  • Thursday, Apr 18
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-6+ ft
    clean
    SW
    1mph
    3.2ft
    16s
    SSW
    12pm
    4-6 ft
    clean
    SW
    4mph
    3.1ft
    16s
    SSW
    6pm
    4-5 ft
    fair
    WSW
    4mph
    3ft
    15s
    SSW
  • Friday, Apr 19
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    3-4+ ft
    clean
    WSW
    2mph
    2.7ft
    15s
    SSW
    12pm
    3-4+ ft
    fair
    WSW
    8mph
    2.6ft
    15s
    SSW
    6pm
    3-4 ft
    fair
    WSW
    7mph
    2.5ft
    14s
    SSW
  • Saturday, Apr 20
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    3-4+ ft
    clean
    SSE
    2mph
    1.7ft
    19s
    SSW
    12pm
    3-4+ ft
    fair
    SW
    7mph
    1.8ft
    18s
    SSW
    6pm
    3-5 ft
    clean
    W
    3mph
    1.9ft
    18s
    SSW
  • Sunday, Apr 21
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-5 ft
    clean
    NNW
    1mph
    2.2ft
    17s
    SSW
    12pm
    3-4+ ft
    fair
    WSW
    8mph
    2ft
    16s
    SSW
    6pm
    3-4+ ft
    fair
    WSW
    6mph
    2.2ft
    16s
    SSW
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This forecast is for West-South-West facing beaches, and was updated Apr 17, 2024 @ 6:43am.
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