Trancas Surf Report

Trancas Surf Report

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard
111 AM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

CAZ362-364-310000-
Malibu Coast-
Los Angeles County Beaches-
111 AM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...
...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS....

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*.............Moderate.
Surf Height...................2 to 4 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........Slight chance.
Water Temperature.............56 to 58 degrees.
Tides.........................High 5.0 feet (MLLW) 04:27 AM PST.
                              Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 12:20 PM PST.
                              High 3.1 feet (MLLW) 07:19 PM PST.
                              Low 2.6 feet (MLLW) 10:52 PM PST.
Remarks.......................Mixed west swell and south swell.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*.............Moderate.
Surf Height...................2 to 4 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Tides.........................High 5.1 feet (MLLW) 05:23 AM PST.
                              Low -0.2 feet (MLLW) 01:08 PM PST.
                              High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 08:06 PM PST.
                              Low 2.6 feet (MLLW) 11:58 PM PST.
Remarks.......................Mixed south swell and west swell.


&&

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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CAZ354-310000-
Ventura County Beaches-
111 AM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*.............Moderate.
Surf Height...................2 to 4 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Water Temperature.............55 to 57 degrees.
Tides.........................High 5.0 feet (MLLW) 04:32 AM PST.
                              Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 12:28 PM PST.
                              High 3.0 feet (MLLW) 07:30 PM PST.
                              Low 2.6 feet (MLLW) 10:59 PM PST.
Remarks.......................Mixed west swell and south swell.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*.............Moderate.
Surf Height...................2 to 4 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Tides.........................High 5.1 feet (MLLW) 05:28 AM PST.
                              Low -0.2 feet (MLLW) 01:15 PM PST.
                              High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 08:11 PM PST.
Remarks.......................West swell.


&&

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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CAZ349-350-310000-
Santa Barbara County Southwestern Coast-
Santa Barbara County Southeastern Coast-
111 AM PST Mon Jan 30 2023

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*.............Low.
Surf Height...................1 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Water Temperature.............54 to 56 degrees.
Tides.........................High 5.0 feet (MLLW) 04:44 AM PST.
                              Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 12:41 PM PST.
                              High 3.0 feet (MLLW) 07:46 PM PST.
                              Low 2.6 feet (MLLW) 11:03 PM PST.
Remarks.......................West swell.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*.............Low.
Surf Height...................1 to 3 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Tides.........................High 5.2 feet (MLLW) 05:38 AM PST.
                              Low -0.3 feet (MLLW) 01:29 PM PST.
                              High 3.2 feet (MLLW) 08:31 PM PST.
Remarks.......................West swell.


&&

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.

$$


CAZ340-346-310000-
Santa Luis Obispo County Beaches-
Santa Barbara Central Coast Beaches-
111 AM PST Mon Jan 30 2023


.TODAY...
Surf Height...................4 to 7 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Water Temperature.............51 to 53 degrees.
Tides.........................High 5.1 feet (MLLW) 05:01 AM PST.
                              Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 12:54 PM PST.
                              High 3.1 feet (MLLW) 07:55 PM PST.
                              Low 2.7 feet (MLLW) 11:22 PM PST.
Remarks.......................West swell.

.TUESDAY...
Surf Height...................4 to 7 feet.
Thunderstorm Potential........None expected.
Tides.........................High 5.2 feet (MLLW) 05:53 AM PST.
                              Low -0.2 feet (MLLW) 01:43 PM PST.
                              High 3.3 feet (MLLW) 08:46 PM PST.
Remarks.......................West swell.


&&

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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Trancas Surf Report

If you are going to surf Trancas (Malibu), you need a good reliable Trancas surf report.  There are a number of California surf reports, both free and paid. Ironically, the best Trancas surf reports are FREE. Windy.com publishes the newest and most easily understood graphics. Click on the text link under the embed map. If you are just beginning, scroll to the bottom of the page for a link that will take you to our understanding surfing reports page.

Having advanced information at your fingertips can play a big role in the planning of surf opportunities and allows the modern surfer to manage their time efficiently. With surfing conditions in constant change from one day to the next, the insights provided through surf forecasting proves invaluable to the surfer whose days in the water are limited. Time is money… and time is perhaps what you need to have a positive surfing experience. Study so you don’t waste your time. As any surfer will tell you…

New surfers should only concentrate on the three main areas which will provide you with the most valuable and important snippets of information. These bits of information only become valuable to you when you can relate what you see on the screen to what you see on the beach.  Later you can get the more detailed surf reports. Trancas Surf Report from Windy.com


Trancas Beach

Trancas Creek is located between Broad Beach and Zuma Beach along Pacific Coast Highway. You can access the beach where Trancas Creek meets the ocean at the west end of Zuma Beach or you can walk east from the Broad Beach entrance at 31138 Broad Beach Road and walking down the beach towards Trancas Creek. North from Trancas Creek and Zuma Beach is Broad Beach, however access is limited and rip-rap has replaced most of the beach sand. Some of the most expensive real estate in Malibu, Broad Beach is boasted as the beach of the “rich and famous”. Two access gates are located in between houses and are difficult to see. They are at 31340-31346 and 31138-31202 Broad Beach Road. Access from 31340 is popular with scuba divers, snorkelers, surfers, body boarders, and tide poolers. There are some large rocks in the surf zone, a rocky reef about 200 yards from shore, some kelp, and a tide pool area at the point. Access from 31138 is popular with swimmers, body boarders, and sun seekers. The beach along this area is wide open with lots of sand. Although the beach is a mile long, it can disappear at high tide.

I parked at the end of Bonsali road at the parking lot, took the Zuma loop trail, then the Canyon view trail and returned by the ocean view trail – it was perfect. I went on Monday morning and was probably the only person on the trail. Such a great thing. The views were amazing! It is quite a short trail but there is some elevation so it took me about two hours. Ideal for a quick morning hike!


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