Santa Barbara East Beach
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
Mon 27th19°C / 66°F
Tue 28th22°C / 72°F
Wed 29th18°C / 64°F
Thu 30th18°C / 64°F
Fri 31st19°C / 66°F
Sat 01st21°C / 70°F
5 Day Santa Barbara East Beach UV Index
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Santa Barbara East Beach tide times & sea state
Mon 27/01 »
Surf report for Mon 27/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 7:00 6ft 15s 12mph 13:00 6ft 17s 12mph 19:00 7ft 17s 16mph Tide times Low 4:25am (2.09m) High 10:26am (5.19m) Low 5:32pm (-0.33m) Daylight First light 06:33 Sunrise 06:59 Sunset 17:23 Dark 17:49
Tue 28/01 »
Surf report for Tue 28/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 7:00 6ft 15s 15mph 13:00 6ft 15s 16mph 19:00 7ft 15s 18mph Tide times High 12:07am (3.82m) Low 5:06am (2.12m) High 11:01am (4.73m) Low 6:01pm (0.07m) Daylight First light 06:32 Sunrise 06:59 Sunset 17:24 Dark 17:50
Wed 29/01 »
Surf report for Wed 29/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 7:00 6ft 14s 19mph 13:00 6ft 14s 17mph 19:00 7ft 14s 21mph Tide times High 12:41am (3.85m) Low 5:54am (2.16m) High 11:38am (4.18m) Low 6:30pm (0.51m) Daylight First light 06:31 Sunrise 06:58 Sunset 17:25 Dark 17:51
Thu 30/01 »
Surf report for Thu 30/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 7:00 5ft 13s 10mph 13:00 4ft 13s 7mph 19:00 5ft 15s 7mph Tide times High 1:17am (3.91m) Low 6:55am (2.19m) High 12:22pm (3.58m) Low 6:59pm (0.99m) Daylight First light 06:31 Sunrise 06:57 Sunset 17:26 Dark 17:52
Fri 31/01 »
Surf report for Fri 31/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 7:00 5ft 16s 4mph 13:00 5ft 15s 3mph 19:00 5ft 15s 5mph Tide times High 1:58am (4.00m) Low 8:19am (2.11m) High 1:26pm (2.98m) Low 7:30pm (1.47m) Daylight First light 06:30 Sunrise 06:57 Sunset 17:27 Dark 17:53
Sat 01/02 »
Surf report for Sat 01/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 7:00 4ft 14s 5mph 13:00 4ft 14s 5mph 19:00 4ft 14s 11mph Tide times High 2:45am (4.14m) Low 10:05am (1.79m) High 3:19pm (2.55m) Low 8:10pm (1.91m) Daylight First light 06:30 Sunrise 06:56 Sunset 17:28 Dark 17:54