SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED Dec 30th, 2017

Posted on: December 26th, 2017 by admin

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED – The Eve of New Years Eve 12-30-17
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For Sunday morning, (New Years Eve), we’ll fair no better with feeble knee to waist high surf for the top spots.

* A monster tide chokes out the surf early -Sun 07:11 AM 6.83 feet High Tide

Sunday
2017-12-31 Sun 12:50 AM 1.54 feet Low Tide
2017-12-31 Sun 05:14 AM Moonset
2017-12-31 Sun 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-12-31 Sun 07:11 AM 6.83 feet High Tide
2017-12-31 Sun 02:20 PM -1.35 feet Low Tide
2017-12-31 Sun 03:55 PM Moonrise
2017-12-31 Sun 04:55 PM Sunset
2017-12-31 Sun 08:46 PM 4.10 feet High Tide

The conditions look pretty good in the AM with easterly winds in the 1-4 MPH zone all day. The air temp dips to 64 degrees.
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Monday morning, (New Years Day 2018), looks pretty small with knee to waist high surf up and down the coast. Go ahead a whoop it up Sunday night… the combination of another jumbo tide and micro-waves will leave a sour taste in your craw on January 1st!

Monday
2018-01-01 Mon 01:37 AM 1.61 feet Low Tide
2018-01-01 Mon 06:21 AM Moonset
2018-01-01 Mon 06:59 AM Sunrise
2018-01-01 Mon 07:55 AM 7.08 feet High Tide
2018-01-01 Mon 03:06 PM -1.70 feet Low Tide
2018-01-01 Mon 04:55 PM Sunset
2018-01-01 Mon 04:56 PM Moonrise
2018-01-01 Mon 06:25 PM Full Moon
2018-01-01 Mon 09:34 PM 4.22 feet High Tide

The conditions look good all day with light and variable winds in the 1-4 MPH range all day long. The air temp tops out at 67 degrees.
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For Tuesday morning we’ll start off slow but some fresh NW energy should fill in through day. Nothing real noteworthy but the best West facing breaks should see waist to chest high + sets later in the day. The swell angle will be rolling in from 290-300 with 14-15 second intervals.

Tide remains relevant: 08:40 AM 7.13 feet High Tide

Tuesday
2018-01-02 Tue 02:25 AM 1.63 feet Low Tide
2018-01-02 Tue 06:59 AM Sunrise
2018-01-02 Tue 07:25 AM Moonset
2018-01-02 Tue 08:40 AM 7.13 feet High Tide
2018-01-02 Tue 03:51 PM -1.78 feet Low Tide
2018-01-02 Tue 04:56 PM Sunset
2018-01-02 Tue 06:03 PM Moonrise
2018-01-02 Tue 10:22 PM 4.28 feet High Tide

The conditions look great again with variable winds in the 1-5 MPH zone all day. The air temp tops out at 67 degrees.
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For Wednesday morning we’ll see continued, “middle of the road” NW swell with waist to chest high + sets for the best West facing breaks. The angle will be 290-295 degrees with 12-13 second intervals.

Tide remains relevant: 09:26 AM 6.92 feet High Tide

Wednesday
2018-01-03 Wed 03:14 AM 1.69 feet Low Tide
2018-01-03 Wed 06:59 AM Sunrise
2018-01-03 Wed 08:21 AM Moonset
2018-01-03 Wed 09:26 AM 6.92 feet High Tide
2018-01-03 Wed 04:37 PM -1.61 feet Low Tide
2018-01-03 Wed 04:57 PM Sunset
2018-01-03 Wed 07:11 PM Moonrise
2018-01-03 Wed 11:11 PM 4.31 feet High Tide

The conditions should be decent with mild N/NW winds in the 2-6 MPH zone all day long. The air temp bumps up a notch to 69 degrees.
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For Thursday morning we’ll see a slight fade in size but the better West facing breaks should see waist to chest high + sets from 285-295 degrees and 12 second intervals.

Tide remains relevant: Decent tidal push through the early morning hours – 10:15 AM 6.48 feet High Tide

Thursday
2018-01-04 Thu 04:07 AM 1.80 feet Low Tide
2018-01-04 Thu 06:59 AM Sunrise
2018-01-04 Thu 09:11 AM Moonset
2018-01-04 Thu 10:15 AM 6.48 feet High Tide
2018-01-04 Thu 04:58 PM Sunset
2018-01-04 Thu 05:24 PM -1.24 feet Low Tide
2018-01-04 Thu 08:20 PM Moonrise

The conditions look fair with variable winds in the 1-4 MPH zone from dawn until dusk. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp holds at 69 degrees.
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Friday morning should see more of the same with just enough surf to keep things going, (still some tidal issues remain in play). Waist to chest high surf for the top spots from anywhere from 290-300 degrees with 12 second intervals.

Tides look pretty good for the AM session!

Friday
2018-01-05 Fri 12:03 AM 4.34 feet High Tide
2018-01-05 Fri 05:05 AM 1.96 feet Low Tide
2018-01-05 Fri 07:00 AM Sunrise
2018-01-05 Fri 09:55 AM Moonset
2018-01-05 Fri 11:06 AM 5.82 feet High Tide
2018-01-05 Fri 04:59 PM Sunset
2018-01-05 Fri 06:12 PM -0.72 feet Low Tide
2018-01-05 Fri 09:26 PM Moonrise

The conditions look a little iffy with N/NW winds in the 4-8 MPH zone all day long. There’s a 20% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 68 degrees.
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Water Temps are as follows – Malibu 59, Santa Monica 60, Hermosa 62, Huntington 60 and Newport 62 degrees.
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I’ll be back on Tuesday with the next update!
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