The surf forecast is 4-6 ft and slightly choppy right now for Pacific Beach, CA

  • WEATHER - LIVE
    59° WSW @ 9 → 13mph
  • LOW / HIGH TIDE
    12:49pm / 5:43am
  • BUOY 46258
    SSW4.9ft @ 17s
  • WATER TEMP
    62° 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 4-5+ 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 NW 12 mph
Primary Swell Arrow
PRIMARY SW (225) 2.1 ft @ 19 sec
Secondary Swell Arrow
SECONDARY WNW (290) 1.8 ft @ 8 sec
TIDE LEVEL
Incoming High Tide, 2.5 ft

Forecast Details

Basic
Detail
  • Wednesday, Apr 17
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-6 ft
    clean
    N
    4mph
    2.5ft
    17s
    SW
    12pm
    4-6 ft
    choppy
    WNW
    8mph
    2.8ft
    17s
    SW
    6pm
    4-5+ ft
    choppy
    WNW
    6mph
    2.7ft
    16s
    SW
  • Best Board for Wednesday
  • Thursday, Apr 18
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-5 ft
    clean
    WSW
    2mph
    2.7ft
    16s
    SW
    12pm
    3-5 ft
    fair
    WSW
    5mph
    2.6ft
    16s
    SW
    6pm
    3-4 ft
    fair
    WSW
    6mph
    2.4ft
    15s
    SW
  • Friday, Apr 19
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    2-4 ft
    clean
    SW
    2mph
    2.3ft
    15s
    SW
    12pm
    2-4 ft
    choppy
    W
    8mph
    2.2ft
    14s
    SW
    6pm
    3+ ft
    choppy
    W
    8mph
    2ft
    14s
    SW
  • Saturday, Apr 20
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    2-4 ft
    clean
    SSW
    2mph
    1.5ft
    19s
    SW
    12pm
    2-4 ft
    choppy
    SW
    9mph
    1.5ft
    18s
    SW
    6pm
    3-4 ft
    fair
    WSW
    5mph
    1.6ft
    18s
    SW
  • Sunday, Apr 21
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    3-4 ft
    clean
    WNW
    1mph
    1.7ft
    17s
    SW
    12pm
    2-4 ft
    fair
    W
    7mph
    1.7ft
    16s
    SW
    6pm
    2-4 ft
    fair
    W
    5mph
    1.8ft
    16s
    SW
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This forecast is for beaches with direct offshore winds from East-North-East to North-East, and was updated Apr 17, 2024 @ 6:43am.
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