Santa Barbara East Beach

Santa Barbara East Beach
East Beach, Santa Barbara
Photo: © Damian Gadal / CC BY

East Beach is the archetypal Californian beach; the Pacific Ocean, golden sand, tall palm trees line the boulevard behind the beach, beach volleyball courts, lifeguard towers and the backdrop of the Santa Ynez Mountains rising steeply behind the city. The beach here is home to many of Santa Barbara's most upmarket hotels, however, development has been sympathetic so you won't find any of the high-rise blocks that blot many of the finest beaches around the world.

Dominating the beachfront is the historic Cabrillo Bathhouse and Gym with its latino styling. The bathhouse is a somewhat incongruous mix of fitness centre, the East Beach Grill and an arts center. Beyond this is the expanse of grass and palms that make up Chase Palm Park with its paths and cycle-ways frequented by those cruising on bikes or skates along with joggers and walkers.

The whole East Beach area is full of family friendly things to do within a stone's throw. For animal lovers there is the Santa Barbara Zoo and Andree Clark Bird Refuge; Chase Palm Park often holds events on the green and at the western end of the beach is Skater's Point, a huge skate park.

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Santa Barbara East Beach Weather Info

5 Day Santa Barbara East Beach UV Index

UV Index scale

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Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Santa Barbara East Beach tide times & sea state

Tue 16/07 »

Surf report for Tue 16/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 5ft 15s  °  ° 9mph
11:00 5ft 18s  °  ° 10mph
17:00 6ft 14s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Low 4:38am (-0.69m)
High 11:12am (3.84m)
Low 3:38pm (2.49m)
High 9:51pm (6.12m)
Daylight
First light05:29
Sunrise05:58
Sunset20:11
Dark20:39

Wed 17/07 »

Surf report for Wed 17/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 5ft 17s  °  ° 11mph
11:00 4ft 17s  °  ° 9mph
20:00 5ft 16s  °  ° 17mph
Tide times
Low 5:13am (-0.60m)
High 11:47am (3.87m)
Low 4:15pm (2.51m)
High 10:26pm (5.94m)
Daylight
First light05:30
Sunrise05:58
Sunset20:10
Dark20:39

Thu 18/07 »

Surf report for Thu 18/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 3ft 16s  °  ° 4mph
17:00 3ft 15s  °  ° 6mph
Tide times
Low 5:46am (-0.44m)
High 12:21pm (3.89m)
Low 4:52pm (2.54m)
High 11:01pm (5.69m)
Daylight
First light05:31
Sunrise05:59
Sunset20:10
Dark20:38

Fri 19/07 »

Surf report for Fri 19/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
11:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 8mph
Tide times
Low 6:18am (-0.22m)
High 12:56pm (3.91m)
Low 5:32pm (2.58m)
High 11:35pm (5.35m)
Daylight
First light05:31
Sunrise06:00
Sunset20:09
Dark20:38

Sat 20/07 »

Surf report for Sat 20/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
14:00 3ft 11s  °  ° 12mph
Tide times
Low 6:51am (0.05m)
High 1:32pm (3.95m)
Low 6:17pm (2.64m)
Daylight
First light05:32
Sunrise06:00
Sunset20:09
Dark20:37

Sun 21/07 »

Surf report for Sun 21/07
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
8:00 3ft 11s  °  ° 9mph
20:00 3ft 12s  °  ° 16mph
Tide times
High 12:11am (4.93m)
Low 7:23am (0.39m)
High 2:11pm (4.01m)
Low 7:10pm (2.70m)
Daylight
First light05:33
Sunrise06:01
Sunset20:08
Dark20:36

Today's weather

Clear sky

20 °C
(68 °F)

Light air, 4.7 km/h from ESE

Sea temperature

17.8°C / 64.1°F

Rating

Average: 3 (1 vote)

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