SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED January 26, 2018

Posted on: January 26th, 2018 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 1-26-18
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For Friday morning that new swell will peak and dish up head high to OH sets at the top West facing beaches. The angle will continue to roll in from that same 290-305 degrees with 13-14 second intervals.

The tide drops quickly through the morning.

Friday
2018-01-26 Fri 01:46 AM Moonset
2018-01-26 Fri 04:23 AM 5.21 feet High Tide
2018-01-26 Fri 06:54 AM Sunrise
2018-01-26 Fri 11:49 AM 0.37 feet Low Tide
2018-01-26 Fri 12:50 PM Moonrise
2018-01-26 Fri 05:18 PM Sunset
2018-01-26 Fri 06:06 PM 3.14 feet High Tide
2018-01-26 Fri 10:41 PM 1.94 feet Low Tide

The conditions look pretty good with NE/NNE winds in the 3-5 MPH zone until around noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 5-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 64 degrees.
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By Saturday morning the swell will be on the fade, but there will still be chest to head high surf for the better West facing breaks. Same swell angle, but the intervals will drop to 12-14 seconds and it will continue to slowly back down throughout the day.

Saturday
2018-01-27 Sat 02:52 AM Moonset
2018-01-27 Sat 05:18 AM 5.72 feet High Tide
2018-01-27 Sat 06:54 AM Sunrise
2018-01-27 Sat 12:41 PM -0.40 feet Low Tide
2018-01-27 Sat 01:39 PM Moonrise
2018-01-27 Sat 05:19 PM Sunset
2018-01-27 Sat 07:07 PM 3.48 feet High Tide
2018-01-27 Sat 11:45 PM 1.89 feet Low Tide

The conditions look great for the AM with winds out of the NE/NNE in the 3-7 MPH range all day long, (stronger below passes and canyons). The air temp jumps up to 73 degrees as high pressure builds in.
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For Sunday morning we’ll slink down into the waist to chest high zone for the better West facing breaks and an early jumbo tide will really slow things down.

* 06:10 AM 6.22 feet High Tide

Sunday
2018-01-28 Sun 03:58 AM Moonset
2018-01-28 Sun 06:10 AM 6.22 feet High Tide
2018-01-28 Sun 06:53 AM Sunrise
2018-01-28 Sun 01:27 PM -1.04 feet Low Tide
2018-01-28 Sun 02:35 PM Moonrise
2018-01-28 Sun 05:20 PM Sunset
2018-01-28 Sun 07:55 PM 3.81 feet High Tide

The conditions look excellent again with NE/NNE winds in the 7-11 MPH zone all day long, (stronger below passes and canyons). The air temp skyrockets up to a toasty 81 degrees.
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For Monday morning the Santa Ana winds will hang around but the surf is scripted to drop off bigtime. We will back down into the waist to, hopefully, chest high zone for the best West facing breaks.

* 06:59 AM 6.63 feet High Tide

Monday
2018-01-29 Mon 12:41 AM 1.72 feet Low Tide
2018-01-29 Mon 05:03 AM Moonset
2018-01-29 Mon 06:52 AM Sunrise
2018-01-29 Mon 06:59 AM 6.63 feet High Tide
2018-01-29 Mon 02:11 PM -1.50 feet Low Tide
2018-01-29 Mon 03:38 PM Moonrise
2018-01-29 Mon 05:21 PM Sunset
2018-01-29 Mon 08:37 PM 4.11 feet High Tide

The conditions look great all day with 8-11 MPH breezes out of the N/NNE from dawn ’til dusk. The air temp tops out at 82 on the sand.
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For Tuesday morning that swell will continue to die and we’ll be left with inconsistent knee to waist high sets for the West facing breaks.

* 07:46 AM 6.87 feet High Tide

Tuesday
2018-01-30 Tue 01:32 AM 1.50 feet Low Tide
2018-01-30 Tue 06:03 AM Moonset
2018-01-30 Tue 06:52 AM Sunrise
2018-01-30 Tue 07:46 AM 6.87 feet High Tide
2018-01-30 Tue 02:53 PM -1.73 feet Low Tide
2018-01-30 Tue 04:45 PM Moonrise
2018-01-30 Tue 05:22 PM Sunset
2018-01-30 Tue 09:18 PM 4.34 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair in the AM with 2-7 MPH N/NNE breezes until noon and 3-6 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tumbles to 75 degrees.
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Water Temps are as follows – Malibu 57, Santa Monica 59, Hermosa 60, Huntington 59 and Newport 59 degrees.
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I’ll be back on Sunday with the next update!
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