SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED January 2, 2018

Posted on: January 2nd, 2018 by admin

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 1-2-18
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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 and there should be improvement in size and consistency as the day wears on.

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 uptick in size with the better West facing breaks seeing chest to head high + sets from 290-300 degrees and 14-16 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 chest to head high surf for the top spots from anywhere from 290-300 degrees with 12-14 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 10% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 69 degrees.
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For Saturday morning we’ll see continued swell out of the NW in the chest to HH + zone for the better West facing breaks.

Saturday
2018-01-06 Sat 12:58 AM 4.38 feet High Tide
2018-01-06 Sat 06:14 AM 2.11 feet Low Tide
2018-01-06 Sat 07:00 AM Sunrise
2018-01-06 Sat 10:34 AM Moonset
2018-01-06 Sat 12:02 PM 5.03 feet High Tide
2018-01-06 Sat 04:59 PM Sunset
2018-01-06 Sat 07:03 PM -0.12 feet Low Tide
2018-01-06 Sat 10:29 PM Moonrise

The conditions look a little iffy with light onshore winds in the 2-5 MPH zone until noon and 5-8 MPH out of the West into the afternoon. The air temp dips to 67 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
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Sunday morning looks pretty solid again with chest to HH high surf for the best West facing breaks and possibly some lager sets at the top, deepwater breaks!

Sunday
2018-01-07 Sun 01:57 AM 4.47 feet High Tide
2018-01-07 Sun 07:00 AM Sunrise
2018-01-07 Sun 07:38 AM 2.15 feet Low Tide
2018-01-07 Sun 11:10 AM Moonset
2018-01-07 Sun 01:09 PM 4.22 feet High Tide
2018-01-07 Sun 05:00 PM Sunset
2018-01-07 Sun 07:56 PM 0.50 feet Low Tide
2018-01-07 Sun 11:29 PM Moonrise

The conditions look okay all day with light and variable winds in the 3-6 MPH range all day long. 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 58 and Newport 62 degrees.
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I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update!
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