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

Sat 18/05 »

Surf report for Sat 18/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 5ft 13s  °  ° 9mph
11:00 4ft 13s  °  ° 7mph
17:00 4ft 14s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
Low 5:00am (-0.96m)
High 11:22am (3.89m)
Low 4:13pm (1.83m)
High 10:29pm (6.08m)
Daylight
First light05:26
Sunrise05:54
Sunset19:56
Dark20:24

Sun 19/05 »

Surf report for Sun 19/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 10mph
11:00 5ft 16s  °  ° 17mph
17:00 6ft 11s  °  ° 25mph
Tide times
Low 5:44am (-0.91m)
High 12:16pm (3.70m)
Low 4:48pm (2.21m)
High 11:04pm (5.83m)
Daylight
First light05:25
Sunrise05:53
Sunset19:56
Dark20:24

Mon 20/05 »

Surf report for Mon 20/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 9ft 13s  °  ° 23mph
11:00 8ft 13s  °  ° 22mph
17:00 10ft 9s  °  ° 34mph
Tide times
Low 6:29am (-0.72m)
High 1:14pm (3.54m)
Low 5:25pm (2.55m)
High 11:41pm (5.47m)
Daylight
First light05:24
Sunrise05:52
Sunset19:57
Dark20:25

Tue 21/05 »

Surf report for Tue 21/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 9ft 7s  °  ° 28mph
11:00 9ft 9s  °  ° 30mph
17:00 12ft 8s  °  ° 40mph
Tide times
Low 7:17am (-0.44m)
High 2:19pm (3.44m)
Low 6:07pm (2.85m)
Daylight
First light05:24
Sunrise05:52
Sunset19:58
Dark20:26

Wed 22/05 »

Surf report for Wed 22/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 9ft 10s  °  ° 26mph
11:00 8ft 15s  °  ° 23mph
17:00 9ft 9s  °  ° 28mph
Tide times
High 12:20am (5.04m)
Low 8:09am (-0.12m)
High 3:34pm (3.44m)
Low 7:03pm (3.09m)
Daylight
First light05:23
Sunrise05:51
Sunset19:59
Dark20:27

Thu 23/05 »

Surf report for Thu 23/05
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 6ft 13s  °  ° 13mph
11:00 6ft 12s  °  ° 13mph
20:00 5ft 12s  °  ° 2mph
Tide times
High 1:06am (4.58m)
Low 9:06am (0.19m)
High 4:49pm (3.56m)
Low 8:41pm (3.21m)
Daylight
First light05:22
Sunrise05:51
Sunset19:59
Dark20:28

Today's weather

Cloudy

19 °C
(66 °F)

Moderate breeze, 24.5 km/h from WSW

Sea temperature

14.4°C / 58°F

Rating

Average: 3 (1 vote)

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