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Sands Beach
[Updated 18 minutes ago]

Sands Beach Swells & Tide


Surf Height

1-2+ ft

TIDE 1.8 ft
SWELL1 2.1 ft, 199° @ 16s
SWELL2 1 ft, 149° @ 12s
SWELL3 0.7 ft, 164° @ 7s
WINDWAVE 2.5 ft, 296° @ 7s
WIND SSE @ 7 mph  
(cross/sideshore)

Sands Beach Weather



Sunny
Air 65° F
Water 59° F
Sunrise 5:51 AM
Sunset 8:16 PM

Good morning. Primary long period swell from the SSW mixing with secondary swell from the SSE are joining with more locally-generated wind swell from the WNW. This swell mixture is resulting in surf in the 1-2+ ft range with a dominant wave period of 15 seconds. As of 8:09 AM wind is moderate and offshore from the NW (40) at 6 mph. A lower than average -0.5' low tide at 6:21 AM rises to a 3.5' high at 1:21 PM.

Sands Beach Tides

Today's tide chart for Sands Beach


low 6:21 AM -0.5'
current tide 9:56 AM 1.8'
high 1:21 PM 3.5'
low 5:06 PM 2.8'

Nearby Buoys


WEST SANTA BARBARA 38 NM WEST OF SANTA BARBARA, CA

35 min ago

6.2'   WNW   0 sec

Significant Wave Height / Mean Direction / Dominant Period
SWELL & WIND WAVES
(01)
4.26' WNW @ 7.7 sec
(02)
4.59' NW @ 5.6 sec

Santa Cruz Basin, CA (203)

35 min ago

3.9'   SSW   17 sec

Significant Wave Height / Mean Direction / Dominant Period
SWELL & WIND WAVES
(01)
2.95' SSW @ 16.7 sec
(02)
2.95' W @ 7.7 sec

Long-range Swell Forecast

Sands Beach 16-Day Surf Forecast


7 Day
16 Day
[Updated 18 minutes ago]

  SSE @ 7 mph

  Sunny

1-2+ ft

Water: 59°F

Tide: 1.8'

Synopsis

Friday, July 01, 2022 8:23 AM


SANDS BEACH SURF REPORT:

Good morning. Primary long period swell from the SSW mixing with secondary swell from the SSE are joining with more locally-generated wind swell from the WNW. This swell mixture is resulting in surf in the 1-2+ ft range with a dominant wave period of 15 seconds. As of 8:09 AM wind is moderate and offshore from the NW (40) at 6 mph. A lower than average -0.5' low tide at 6:21 AM rises to a 3.5' high at 1:21 PM. (...read more)


Sands Beach Swells & Wind

Friday, July 01, 2022 8:23 AM


Height Direction Period
swell1 2.1 ft 199° 16s
swell2 1 ft 149° 12s
swell3 0.7 ft 164° 7s
windwave 2.5 ft 296° 7s
wind SSE (150°) @ 7 mph  
(cross/sideshore)

Tides

Today's tide chart for Sands Beach


low 6:21 AM -0.5'
current tide 9:56 AM 1.8'
high 1:21 PM 3.5'
low 5:06 PM 2.8'

Sands Beach Weather



Sunny
Air 65° F
Water 59° F
Wind
cross/sideshore
7 mph
Sunrise 5:51 AM
Sunset 8:16 PM

Long-range Swell Forecast

Sands Beach 16-Day Surf Forecast


7 Day
16 Day

Nearby Buoys


WEST SANTA BARBARA 38 NM WEST OF SANTA BARBARA, CA

35 min ago

6.2'

Sig. Wave Height

WNW

Mean Direction

0 sec

Dominant Period
SWELL & WIND WAVES
(01)
4.26' WNW @ 8 sec
(02)
4.59' NW @ 6 sec

Santa Cruz Basin, CA (203)

35 min ago

3.9'

Sig. Wave Height

SSW

Mean Direction

17 sec

Dominant Period
SWELL & WIND WAVES
(01)
2.95' SSW @ 17 sec
(02)
2.95' W @ 8 sec