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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 8-15-2019
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HURRICANE WATCH: East and Central Pacific remain quiet for now, development is possible next week
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For Friday morning the NW swell will be the dominant energy with 9-10 second intervals from 310 degrees and kick up waist high + surf for the top spots.

The SW energy will wallow in the waist high + zone in the AM and fade out completely through the day.

Friday
2019-08-16 Fri 04:52 AM -0.09 feet Low Tide
2019-08-16 Fri 06:16 AM Sunrise
2019-08-16 Fri 07:12 AM Moonset
2019-08-16 Fri 11:12 AM 4.29 feet High Tide
2019-08-16 Fri 04:22 PM 1.96 feet Low Tide
2019-08-16 Fri 07:39 PM Sunset
2019-08-16 Fri 08:42 PM Moonrise
2019-08-16 Fri 10:27 PM 5.66 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair with S/SW 1-5 MPH winds until noon and then 6-8 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips a hair to 71 degrees.
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For Saturday morning we’ll see a combo of NW energy put the top West facing breaks into the waist to possibly chest high zone. NW wind swell from 310 degrees with 8-10 second intervals and NW ground swell from 275-280 degrees and 15-16 second intervals.

Saturday
2019-08-17 Sat 05:18 AM 0.14 feet Low Tide
2019-08-17 Sat 06:16 AM Sunrise
2019-08-17 Sat 08:06 AM Moonset
2019-08-17 Sat 11:37 AM 4.35 feet High Tide
2019-08-17 Sat 04:56 PM 1.94 feet Low Tide
2019-08-17 Sat 07:38 PM Sunset
2019-08-17 Sat 09:13 PM Moonrise
2019-08-17 Sat 10:59 PM 5.35 feet High Tide

The conditions look tolerable again with 2-5 MPH variable winds out of the South until noon and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
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For Sunday morning we will see that combo of NW energy continue with waist to chest high waves for the better West facing beaches.

Sunday
2019-08-18 Sun 05:44 AM 0.44 feet Low Tide
2019-08-18 Sun 06:17 AM Sunrise
2019-08-18 Sun 09:01 AM Moonset
2019-08-18 Sun 12:05 PM 4.40 feet High Tide
2019-08-18 Sun 05:34 PM 1.96 feet Low Tide
2019-08-18 Sun 07:37 PM Sunset
2019-08-18 Sun 09:41 PM Moonrise
2019-08-18 Sun 11:32 PM 4.93 feet High Tide

The conditions look okay with 1-5 MPH winds out of the SW until noon and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 70 degrees.
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For Monday morning we’ll drop off into knee to waist high zone with really no swell to hang your hat on.

Monday
2019-08-19 Mon 06:10 AM 0.81 feet Low Tide
2019-08-19 Mon 06:18 AM Sunrise
2019-08-19 Mon 09:55 AM Moonset
2019-08-19 Mon 12:34 PM 4.43 feet High Tide
2019-08-19 Mon 06:17 PM 2.01 feet Low Tide
2019-08-19 Mon 07:36 PM Sunset
2019-08-19 Mon 10:09 PM Moonrise

The conditions look okay with 1-5 MPH winds out of the West until 12:00PM and then 7-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 73 degrees again.
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For Tuesday morning we will remain in the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast.

Tuesday
2019-08-20 Tue 12:08 AM 4.44 feet High Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 06:19 AM Sunrise
2019-08-20 Tue 06:36 AM 1.22 feet Low Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 10:49 AM Moonset
2019-08-20 Tue 01:07 PM 4.47 feet High Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 07:10 PM 2.07 feet Low Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 07:34 PM Sunset
2019-08-20 Tue 10:39 PM Moonrise

The conditions look okay with variable 2-6 MPH winds out of the SW until noon and then 8-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 74 degrees.
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Things are looking up for late next week though as a moderate SW swell starts to show up on Thursday and should give us formidable waves through the weekend.
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Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 66 Santa Monica 68 South Bay 70, Huntington 64, Newport 68.
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The next 4Cast will be updated on Sunday.
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