Today’s Slideshow is courtesy of Jason Goodwin-The South Bay at noon today 1-22-13
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SURF FORECAST UPDATED 1-22-13
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For Wednesday morning things will start off on the slow side as a dying swell and 5.41 high tide around 6:30AM team up to shut the surf down for the dawn patrol. The better West facing breaks should see waist high plus sets with inconsistent +’s as the morning tide backs out.

Wednesday
2013-01-23 Wed 12:24 AM 2.29 feet Low Tide
2013-01-23 Wed 04:09 AM Moonset
2013-01-23 Wed 06:39 AM 5.41 feet High Tide
2013-01-23 Wed 06:56 AM Sunrise
2013-01-23 Wed 01:58 PM -0.26 feet Low Tide
2013-01-23 Wed 02:32 PM Moonrise
2013-01-23 Wed 05:15 PM Sunset
2013-01-23 Wed 08:28 PM 3.57 feet High Tide

The conditions look to be pretty good all day with 2-6 MPH, variable breezes through the day. We’ll see an air temp of 73 degrees.
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For Thursday morning we should see some fresh, long interval, NW energy move down the line from a liberal, 280-290 degree angle. Most spots should see chest high plus sets while the standout, West facing breaks will see shoulder high to a couple feet overhead surf.

Thursday
2013-01-24 Thu 01:03 AM 2.13 feet Low Tide
2013-01-24 Thu 04:55 AM Moonset
2013-01-24 Thu 06:55 AM Sunrise
2013-01-24 Thu 07:14 AM 5.62 feet High Tide
2013-01-24 Thu 02:25 PM -0.46 feet Low Tide
2013-01-24 Thu 03:24 PM Moonrise
2013-01-24 Thu 05:16 PM Sunset
2013-01-24 Thu 08:52 PM 3.73 feet High Tide

The conditions look to be relatively calm again with continued, all day, light and variable breezes in the 2-6 MPH range. We’ll see an air temp of 73 degrees.
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For Friday morning the NW energy will begin to taper off a hair, but continue to dish up shoulder to head high plus sets.

Friday
2013-01-25 Fri 01:38 AM 1.95 feet Low Tide
2013-01-25 Fri 05:38 AM Moonset
2013-01-25 Fri 06:55 AM Sunrise
2013-01-25 Fri 07:46 AM 5.77 feet High Tide
2013-01-25 Fri 02:52 PM -0.59 feet Low Tide
2013-01-25 Fri 04:19 PM Moonrise
2013-01-25 Fri 05:17 PM Sunset
2013-01-25 Fri 09:16 PM 3.89 feet High Tide

The conditions look to be great in the AM with NE/NNE winds in the 5-9 MPH zone until around noon and 2-8 MPH breezes out of the West until dark. We’ll see an air temp of 72 degrees.
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On Saturday morning that Westerly swell will dip into the stomach to chest high range for the most exposed West facing breaks. A nearly 6 foot high tide at 8:18AM will slow things down for the morning session and we’re anticipating some rain too.

Saturday
2013-01-26 Sat 02:11 AM 1.78 feet Low Tide
2013-01-26 Sat 06:17 AM Moonset
2013-01-26 Sat 06:54 AM Sunrise
2013-01-26 Sat 08:18 AM 5.83 feet High Tide
2013-01-26 Sat 03:18 PM -0.64 feet Low Tide
2013-01-26 Sat 05:16 PM Moonrise
2013-01-26 Sat 05:18 PM Sunset
2013-01-26 Sat 08:40 PM Full Moon
2013-01-26 Sat 09:41 PM 4.04 feet High Tide

The conditions look tolerable early with variable winds in the 2-5 MPH zone until 10AM with mild afternoon onshores clocking in at 5-8 MPH. There’s a 30% chance of rain and the air temp will drop to 63 degrees.
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On Sunday morning the better West facing breaks should see surf in the chest to shoulder high zone.

Sunday
2013-01-27 Sun 02:45 AM 1.64 feet Low Tide
2013-01-27 Sun 06:53 AM Sunrise
2013-01-27 Sun 06:54 AM Moonset
2013-01-27 Sun 08:50 AM 5.79 feet High Tide
2013-01-27 Sun 03:44 PM -0.60 feet Low Tide
2013-01-27 Sun 05:19 PM Sunset
2013-01-27 Sun 06:14 PM Moonrise
2013-01-27 Sun 10:07 PM 4.18 feet High Tide

The conditions look okay with winds out of the SE in the 2-6 MPH zone until 11AM with timid afternoon onshores in at 6-8 MPH zone. Once again there’s a 30% chance of rain and we’ll see another cool day with a high air temp 62 degrees.
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The current water temps are as follows – Newport 52 degrees, Huntington 57 degrees, the South Bay showed as 56 degrees, Santa Monica 54 degrees and Malibu 55 degrees.
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I’ll be back on Wednesday with next update!
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