Gnarly Irish Barrels! Luke Hynd is rapidly making a name for himself as one of the fringe surfers – one of those guys who is always where you wouldn't expect. This time, it's in the land of the leprechauns, where he's seen chasing monsters in thick neoprene. This, ladies and gents, is what we like to call emerald envy.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 5-29-16
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

If you are having problems getting the streams please try using the “Chrome Browser” for all devices, (including Android). Click here for troubleshooting tips! Or feel free to email us for technical support contact us
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

By Monday morning we’ll see a series of South swells, (from a wide range of angles), fill in through the day. #1 will be that steep 170-175, (12-14 second intervals), that’s already in the water. #2 will be some more liberally angled from 220-230 degrees, (18+ second intervals). #3 will be the last swell of record, coming up the line from a 195-200 degree angle, (16 second intervals).

These swells will work their way into the mix through the day and size will vary up and down the coast with the standout South facing beaches getting the motherlode of the energy.

Most spots will see chest high sets with the top combo breaks seeing inconsistent larger waves.

Monday
2016-05-30 Mon 01:57 AM Moonrise
2016-05-30 Mon 04:39 AM 3.88 feet High Tide
2016-05-30 Mon 05:44 AM Sunrise
2016-05-30 Mon 11:09 AM 0.57 feet Low Tide
2016-05-30 Mon 02:05 PM Moonset
2016-05-30 Mon 05:57 PM 4.90 feet High Tide
2016-05-30 Mon 07:59 PM Sunset

The conditions look okay early with light onshore winds in the 1-4 MPH range until 110AM and 7-11 MPH West breezes throughout the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 68 degrees.
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Tuesday morning looks pretty good as the steep 170+ energy hangs in there and the other 2 swells peak. Most spots will see a steady of pick of chest high sets while the best breaks in the San O’ and OC areas see shoulder to head high sets with the possibility of OH waves rolling in.

Tuesday
2016-05-31 Tue 12:20 AM 1.35 feet Low Tide
2016-05-31 Tue 02:36 AM Moonrise
2016-05-31 Tue 05:43 AM Sunrise
2016-05-31 Tue 06:01 AM 3.89 feet High Tide
2016-05-31 Tue 12:01 PM 0.69 feet Low Tide
2016-05-31 Tue 03:11 PM Moonset
2016-05-31 Tue 06:38 PM 5.46 feet High Tide
2016-05-31 Tue 07:59 PM Sunset

The conditions look okay again with light onshore winds in the 2-4 MPH range until 10AM and 8-12 MPH onshore breezes throughout the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 68 degrees.
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Wednesday morning should be another fun day for surf as a myriad of Southerly pulses continues to spray the coast with decent waves.

The dominant swell will be rolling in rom a 195-200 degree angle with 14-16 second intervals and dish up chest to shoulder high sets at most South facing breaks and some larger sets at the top spots.

Wednesday
2016-06-01 Wed 01:16 AM 0.54 feet Low Tide
2016-06-01 Wed 03:16 AM Moonrise
2016-06-01 Wed 05:43 AM Sunrise
2016-06-01 Wed 07:11 AM 4.00 feet High Tide
2016-06-01 Wed 12:49 PM 0.83 feet Low Tide
2016-06-01 Wed 04:18 PM Moonset
2016-06-01 Wed 07:17 PM 5.99 feet High Tide
2016-06-01 Wed 08:00 PM Sunset

The conditions should be okay with light & variable S/SE/SSE winds in the 2-4 MPH zone until 10AM and up to 8-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Thursday morning looks like another pretty fun day for the South facing breaks with continued chest to head high sets.

Thursday
2016-06-02 Thu 02:06 AM -0.22 feet Low Tide
2016-06-02 Thu 03:58 AM Moonrise
2016-06-02 Thu 05:43 AM Sunrise
2016-06-02 Thu 08:12 AM 4.12 feet High Tide
2016-06-02 Thu 01:35 PM 0.97 feet Low Tide
2016-06-02 Thu 05:27 PM Moonset
2016-06-02 Thu 07:58 PM 6.43 feet High Tide
2016-06-02 Thu 08:01 PM Sunset

The conditions don’t change much with variable S/SSE breezes in the 1-3 MPH zone until 10AM and up to 6-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 72 degrees.
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 59, Santa Monica 62, Hermosa 65, Huntington 62 and Newport 64 degrees.
______________________________________________________________________________________________________

I’ll be back on Monday with the next update!
______________________________________________________________________________________________________

ABOUT THE SWELLMAGNET FORECAST – One of the most exciting–and yet most challenging–aspects of surfing is the sheer variety of waves and weather conditions that affect the entire surfing experience. Any surfer who is interested in going beyond the most basic level of surfing will have to develop the ability to interpret waves and environmental conditions. This is important for ensuring both a safe and enjoyable experience.

The main difficulty lies in predicting how exactly the ocean and the environment will behave at any given time. One day, you could be riding four-footers all day and the next, you might be facing a glasslike surface with nary a ripple. Conditions can change drastically from day-to-day and even within the space of a couple of hours. To avoid wasted time and unproductive trips to the surf, it is essential to have access to reliable information on surf conditions.

Sites such as Swellmagnet.com offer up-to-the-minute surf reports that are essential to all California surfers. The company relies on an extensive network of surf cams and surf experts in order to monitor the precise surf conditions on any given day. All information is collated and analyzed by qualified surf specialists, with the resulting data being provided to the public via the Swellmagnet site.

Swellmagnet provides some of the best surf reports in the industry, with accurate and verifiable results gathered via an innovative system of surf condition monitors and detectors. Expert surf analysis is provided by the company’s team of highly experienced specialists, each with long years of experience monitoring and actually experiencing the full range of surf conditions. This combination of state-of-the-art technology and extensive practical experience ensures the highest quality and most accurate surf reports available.

For surfers who wish to take full advantage of the best that the California coast has to offer, the services provided by Swellmagnet are essential.

Mark Brog
1 2 3 970

Follow Swellmagnet

  • CDIP BUOY

Check out ALL of our 100% FREE LIVE STREAMING CAMERAS

Mahattan Beach Shot
Back to Top