The Dana Point forecast shows a long-period SSW swell arriving Friday and holding through the weekend. Here’s a detailed look at the swell components for Friday – Sunday, each at 6 a.m.
Friday morning shows a mixture of SSW and South energy, with the dominant swell providing 17.7 second forerunners from 198°. The surf will slowly build throughout the day.
The SSW swell peaks Saturday morning at 2.6 feet at 16.5 seconds (193°), and holds throughout the day. Energy from a moderate South (185°) will also be in the water through the weekend.
Wave heights hold through Sunday, while the swell period begins to decline and fades through Monday.
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