SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on May 23rd – 2019

Posted on: May 23rd, 2019 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 5-23-2019

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For Friday morning morning we’ll dip into the chest high + zone with possibly some larger sets at the top South facing breaks.

Swell 1: Dying North West wind swell – 300-305 degrees with 10-11 second intervals.

Swell 1: Dying South swell – 180 degrees with 12 second intervals.

Swell 1: Building South West swell – 220-225 degrees with 17-18 second intervals.

Friday
2019-05-24 Fri 12:24 AM Moonrise
2019-05-24 Fri 12:44 AM 4.59 feet High Tide
2019-05-24 Fri 05:47 AM Sunrise
2019-05-24 Fri 08:44 AM 0.27 feet Low Tide
2019-05-24 Fri 10:51 AM Moonset
2019-05-24 Fri 04:32 PM 3.49 feet High Tide
2019-05-24 Fri 07:54 PM Sunset
2019-05-24 Fri 08:11 PM 3.18 feet Low Tide

The conditions look fair early in the morning with variable breezes in the 0-2 MPH zone until 10:00 AM and then 6-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out 65 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
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For Saturday morning we’ll see continued SW energy from that liberal, Westerly angle, of 220-225 degrees with 16-17 second intervals. This swell should deliver waist to chest high + sets for the better South facing breaks, but have enough West in the angle to throw a little love toward any beach with a peek of the SW.

Saturday
2019-05-25 Sat 01:02 AM Moonrise
2019-05-25 Sat 01:44 AM 4.13 feet High Tide
2019-05-25 Sat 05:46 AM Sunrise
2019-05-25 Sat 09:45 AM 0.52 feet Low Tide
2019-05-25 Sat 11:46 AM Moonset
2019-05-25 Sat 05:30 PM 3.72 feet High Tide
2019-05-25 Sat 07:55 PM Sunset
2019-05-25 Sat 10:18 PM 3.06 feet Low Tide

The conditions should be okay early with Southerly winds in the 3-5 MPH range until noon and 7-10 MPH out of the S/SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 63 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
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For Sunday morning that South swell will continue to roll in from 220-225 degrees and the most exposed South facing breaks should see continued sets in the chest high zone in the AM and that will be on the fade throughout the day.

Sunday
2019-05-26 Sun 01:37 AM Moonrise
2019-05-26 Sun 03:09 AM 3.75 feet High Tide
2019-05-26 Sun 05:46 AM Sunrise
2019-05-26 Sun 09:34 AM Last Quarter
2019-05-26 Sun 10:43 AM 0.69 feet Low Tide
2019-05-26 Sun 12:42 PM Moonset
2019-05-26 Sun 06:07 PM 3.99 feet High Tide
2019-05-26 Sun 07:56 PM Sunset
2019-05-26 Sun 11:47 PM 2.65 feet Low Tide

The conditions look a little suspect with S/SW winds in the 7-14 MPH zone all day long. The air temp dips to 60 degrees and there’s a 20% chance of rain.
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For Monday morning morning we’ll slump into the knee to waist high zone with inconsistent leftovers out of the SW.

Monday
2019-05-27 Mon 02:09 AM Moonrise
2019-05-27 Mon 04:41 AM 3.57 feet High Tide
2019-05-27 Mon 05:45 AM Sunrise
2019-05-27 Mon 11:32 AM 0.83 feet Low Tide
2019-05-27 Mon 01:36 PM Moonset
2019-05-27 Mon 06:34 PM 4.28 feet High Tide
2019-05-27 Mon 07:57 PM Sunset

The conditions look mediocre at best with onshore winds in the 2-7 MPH zone until noon and 8-12 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out 64 degrees.
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For Tuesday morning we’ll see another decent burst of SW energy move in from 210 degrees and 16-18 second intervals. This swell will fill in throughout the day and should cough up waist to chest high sets for the better South facing breaks. Wednesday morning should start off with a but more consistency and size.

Tuesday
2019-05-28 Tue 12:41 AM 2.12 feet Low Tide
2019-05-28 Tue 02:39 AM Moonrise
2019-05-28 Tue 05:45 AM Sunrise
2019-05-28 Tue 05:56 AM 3.54 feet High Tide
2019-05-28 Tue 12:12 PM 0.95 feet Low Tide
2019-05-28 Tue 02:31 PM Moonset
2019-05-28 Tue 06:58 PM 4.60 feet High Tide
2019-05-28 Tue 07:57 PM Sunset

The conditions could be okay for the early shift with SE/SSE breezes in the 3-5 MPH zone until 11AM and 6-10 MPH in out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 66 degrees.
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Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 53 Santa Monica 58 South Bay 57, Huntington 56, Newport 56.
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The next 4CAST will be posted on Friday!
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