The surf forecast is 2-3 ft and glassy right now for Santa Barbara, CA

  • WEATHER - LIVE
    58° NE @ 3 → 6mph
  • LOW / HIGH TIDE
    9:33am / 1:41am
  • BUOY 46053
    W4.6ft @ 7s
  • WATER TEMP
    58° 3/2, Boots/Gloves

Forecast

Surf
Swell
5 day
16 day
  • 8ft
  • 6ft
  • 4ft
  • 2ft
THU 30
FRI 31
SAT 1
SUN 2
5am
  • Clean
  • Fair
  • Choppy
Conditions are 2+ ft and fair at 5am on Wed 5/29
Compass Map
Forecast Compass Compass Wind Arrow Compass Primary Swell Arrow Compass Secondary Swell Arrow
Wind Arrow
WIND SE 3 mph
Primary Swell Arrow
PRIMARY W (264) 2.5 ft @ 7 sec
Secondary Swell Arrow
SECONDARY WSW (249) 0.5 ft @ 13 sec
TIDE LEVEL
Outgoing Mid Tide, 2.6 ft

Forecast Details

Basic
Detail
  • Wednesday, May 29
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    2 ft
    clean
    SE
    3mph
    2.6ft
    7s
    W
    12pm
    2-3 ft
    fair
    SSW
    6mph
    2.6ft
    9s
    W
    6pm
    2+ ft
    clean
    SSW
    3mph
    2.8ft
    7s
    W
  • Best Board for Wednesday
  • Thursday, May 30
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    3+ ft
    clean
    SE
    2mph
    3ft
    10s
    W
    12pm
    2-3+ ft
    fair
    SSW
    4mph
    2.7ft
    10s
    W
    6pm
    1-2 ft
    clean
    WSW
    7mph
    2.1ft
    7s
    W
  • Friday, May 31
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    2+ ft
    clean
    E
    2mph
    2.5ft
    8s
    W
    12pm
    1-2 ft
    clean
    SSW
    5mph
    1.9ft
    7s
    W
    6pm
    1-2 ft
    clean
    WSW
    6mph
    1.9ft
    7s
    W
  • Saturday, Jun 1
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    1-2 ft
    clean
    E
    1mph
    2.1ft
    6s
    W
    12pm
    1-2 ft
    clean
    WSW
    6mph
    2ft
    6s
    W
    6pm
    2+ ft
    clean
    WSW
    4mph
    3ft
    6s
    W
  • Sunday, Jun 2
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    2-3 ft
    clean
    NNW
    2mph
    3.1ft
    7s
    W
    12pm
    2-3 ft
    fair
    SSW
    6mph
    3ft
    8s
    W
    6pm
    2-3 ft
    clean
    W
    6mph
    3.5ft
    7s
    W
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This forecast is for beaches with direct offshore winds from North-North-West to West, and was updated May 29, 2024 @ 6:57pm.
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