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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 7-16-2019
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HURRICANE WATCH: There is tropical activity a couple of hundred miles off the coast of southern Guatemala. Convection remains disorganized around this feature. However, conditions will become conducive for tropical development later this week and it is possible a tropical depression may form by this weekend. This area of interest is tracking to the west-northwest and is expected to remain well south of the coast of Mexico.
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For Wednesday morning we will see chest to shoulder high + surf out of the SW from 215 degrees with 16-17 second intervals.

The 195 degree South swell will be on its last legs but contribute to the cause with some inconsistent waist high + sets.

NW wind swell will continue to dish up waist high + peaks from 310 degrees with 8 second intervals

Wednesday
2019-07-17 Wed 04:53 AM -0.63 feet Low Tide
2019-07-17 Wed 05:55 AM Sunrise
2019-07-17 Wed 06:32 AM Moonset
2019-07-17 Wed 11:25 AM 3.90 feet High Tide
2019-07-17 Wed 03:59 PM 2.35 feet Low Tide
2019-07-17 Wed 08:04 PM Sunset
2019-07-17 Wed 08:57 PM Moonrise
2019-07-17 Wed 10:10 PM 5.98 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair with variable 4-7 MPH winds out of the SE/SSE until noon and then 5-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 73 degrees.
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For Thursday morning that SW swell will be on the fade and deliver waist to chest high + sets for the best South facing break from 215 degrees with 15-16 second intervals.

NW wind swell will continue to chime in with waist high peaks from 310 degrees with 8-9 second intervals

Thursday
2019-07-18 Thu 05:25 AM -0.46 feet Low Tide
2019-07-18 Thu 05:55 AM Sunrise
2019-07-18 Thu 07:27 AM Moonset
2019-07-18 Thu 11:58 AM 3.90 feet High Tide
2019-07-18 Thu 04:35 PM 2.39 feet Low Tide
2019-07-18 Thu 08:04 PM Sunset
2019-07-18 Thu 09:35 PM Moonrise
2019-07-18 Thu 10:43 PM 5.74 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair early with 2-6 MPH winds out of the SE/SSE until 10:00AM and then 8-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp remains at 69 degrees.
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For Friday morning we’ll be left with a mish mash of leftover waist high surf up and down the coast, but there should be some straggler sets out of the SW every now and then.

Friday
2019-07-19 Fri 05:56 AM Sunrise
2019-07-19 Fri 05:57 AM -0.23 feet Low Tide
2019-07-19 Fri 08:23 AM Moonset
2019-07-19 Fri 12:32 PM 3.91 feet High Tide
2019-07-19 Fri 05:13 PM 2.45 feet Low Tide
2019-07-19 Fri 08:03 PM Sunset
2019-07-19 Fri 10:10 PM Moonrise
2019-07-19 Fri 11:17 PM 5.41 feet High Tide

The conditions look tolerable with 2-4 MPH winds out of the SW until noon and then 7-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp remains at 68 degrees.
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For Saturday morning the weekend warriors will be S.O.L as all surf fades into the “meager” range with knee to waist high sets everywhere.

Saturday
2019-07-20 Sat 05:57 AM Sunrise
2019-07-20 Sat 06:29 AM 0.07 feet Low Tide
2019-07-20 Sat 09:18 AM Moonset
2019-07-20 Sat 01:07 PM 3.94 feet High Tide
2019-07-20 Sat 05:56 PM 2.53 feet Low Tide
2019-07-20 Sat 08:03 PM Sunset
2019-07-20 Sat 10:41 PM Moonrise
2019-07-20 Sat 11:52 PM 4.99 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair with variable 1-3 MPH winds out of the South until 10:00AM and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 72 degrees.
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For Sunday morning we will do no better with knee to waist high surf up and down the coast…..
Sunday
2019-07-21 Sun 05:57 AM Sunrise
2019-07-21 Sun 07:01 AM 0.42 feet Low Tide
2019-07-21 Sun 10:13 AM Moonset
2019-07-21 Sun 01:45 PM 3.99 feet High Tide
2019-07-21 Sun 06:47 PM 2.61 feet Low Tide
2019-07-21 Sun 08:02 PM Sunset
2019-07-21 Sun 11:10 PM Moonrise

The conditions look barely tolerable with 2-6 MPH winds out of the South until noon and then 10-13 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 70 degrees.
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Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 66 Santa Monica 67 South Bay 71, Huntington 64, Newport 60.
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The next 4Cast will be updated on Thursday.
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