San Diego Surf Report

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service San Diego CA
150 AM PDT Wed May 12 2021

CAZ552-122100-
Orange County Coastal Areas-
150 AM PDT Wed May 12 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THURSDAY...

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*.............Moderate.
Surf Height...................2 to 4 feet. Sets to 5 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Water Temperature.............58 to 66 degrees.
Tides.........................
        Newport Beach.........Low -0.3 feet (MLLW) 04:34 AM PDT.
                              High 3.5 feet (MLLW) 10:54 AM PDT.
                              Low 1.7 feet (MLLW) 03:40 PM PDT.
                              High 5.5 feet (MLLW) 09:58 PM PDT.

Remarks.......................Mixed swell from 200 and 270 degrees.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*.............High.
Surf Height...................3 to 5 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Tides.........................
        Newport Beach.........Low -0.3 feet (MLLW) 05:08 AM PDT.
                              High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 11:36 AM PDT.
                              Low 2.0 feet (MLLW) 04:02 PM PDT.
                              High 5.4 feet (MLLW) 10:24 PM PDT.

Remarks.......................Mixed swell from 190 and 260 degrees.


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Rip Current Risks:
* Low Risk - Life threatening rip currents are unlikely but still could occur.
* Moderate Risk - Life threatening rip currents are possible.
* High Risk - Life threatening rip currents are likely.

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CAZ043-122100-
San Diego County Coastal Areas-
150 AM PDT Wed May 12 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THURSDAY...

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*.............Moderate.
Surf Height...................2 to 4 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Water Temperature.............61 to 65 degrees.
Tides.........................
        La Jolla..............Low -0.4 feet (MLLW) 04:28 AM PDT.
                              High 3.4 feet (MLLW) 10:49 AM PDT.
                              Low 1.7 feet (MLLW) 03:35 PM PDT.
                              High 5.4 feet (MLLW) 09:50 PM PDT.

Remarks.......................Mixed swell from 220 and 280 degrees.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*.............High.
Surf Height...................3 to 5 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Tides.........................
        La Jolla..............Low -0.4 feet (MLLW) 05:03 AM PDT.
                              High 3.2 feet (MLLW) 11:31 AM PDT.
                              Low 2.0 feet (MLLW) 03:57 PM PDT.
                              High 5.3 feet (MLLW) 10:17 PM PDT.

Remarks.......................Mixed swell from 210 and 280 degrees.


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Rip Current Risks:
* Low Risk - Life threatening rip currents are unlikely but still could occur.
* Moderate Risk - Life threatening rip currents are possible.
* High Risk - Life threatening rip currents are likely.

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