June 09, 2018 Surf Forecast
Outlook through Thursday June 14: The current south swell will peak tonight and gradually subside tomorrow. A reinforcing, similarly sized south swell will arrive on Sunday, keeping surf at or near advisory levels, then gradually subside early next week. Short- period wind waves will continue along east facing shores for the next several days. The tiny northwest swell is expected through tomorrow. Another similar sized northwest swell is possible around the middle of next week.
Surf heights are forecast heights of the face, or front, of waves. The surf forecast is based on the significant wave height, the average height of the one third largest waves, at the locations of the largest breakers. Some waves may be more than twice as high as the significant wave height. Expect to encounter rip currents in or near any surf zone.
Surf: Waist to chest high E short period wind swell.
Conditions: Choppy/sideshore current with SE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting ESE 10-15mph in the afternoon.
Surf: Ankle to knee high SW ground swell.
Conditions: Glassy in the early morning with ENE winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.
Surf: Stomach to shoulder high S long period swell.
Conditions: Glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SW 5-10mph.
Surf: Stomach to shoulder high mix of S long period swell and E wind swell
Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 10-15mph.
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