Surf Report, 5/19/13

posted: May 19th, 2013 03:55 pm | 1Comment

By Bennie Seybold

Swells: This week, CdM saw some small, mushy swells. On Monday morning, a weak SSW-S swell came in producing 2-4ft throughout the day. On Tuesday, the SSW-S swell contined but faded a little bit producing 2-3ft waves. The swell died throughout the rest of the week. The waves on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday were mostly 1-2ft. Although there were some waves in the beginning of the week, Southernly morning winds made the waves mushy.

Water Temperature and Weather: The water temperature throughout the week was 63-64 degrees Fahrenheit. In addition to the water warming up, the weather is also warming up. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the temperature was about 75-80 degrees Fahrenheit; perfect weather to go down the beach! The weather in this coming week is expected to be and the water temperature should be about 64 degrees.

Forecast: A nice sized SW groundswell is going to come in today. This swell is going to peak on Monday producing 4-6ft waves. The conditions should be fairly clean. As the swell fades on Tuesday and Wednesday, the waves will be about 3-5ft+ with clean conditions. The winds are expected to pick up on Thursday making the waves blown out.

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUPing)

Stand up paddle boarding is a fast growing sport that has become very popular in the past decade. It is a great way to enjoy the ocean while getting a great workout. Stand up paddle boarding involves a very large, surfboard-like board and a paddle. To stand up paddle board, you balance on the middle of the board and paddle using using mostly your upper body. To learn how to paddle board, watch this video.

One Response to “Surf Report, 5/19/13”


Frank Peters

May 19th, 2013

gorgeous photos

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