SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED January 5, 2018

Posted on: January 5th, 2018 by admin

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 1-5-18
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For Saturday morning we’ll see continued swell out of the NW in the chest to shoulder high + zone for the better West facing breaks. The tides even out a bit too, so there should be a wider window to get some good waves.

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 about the same with light and variable winds in the 0-4 MPH zone until 2:00 PM and 5-8 MPH out of the West into the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
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Sunday morning looks to back off a bit with chest 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 1-5 MPH range all day long. The air temp tops out at 72 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
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For Monday morning we’ll continue to see some waves but it will dip into the waist to chest high zone, but fear not, a larger swell, (in conjunction with some high winds and rain), will fill in on Tuesday.

Monday
2018-01-08 Mon 02:59 AM 4.61 feet High Tide
2018-01-08 Mon 07:00 AM Sunrise
2018-01-08 Mon 09:15 AM 1.95 feet Low Tide
2018-01-08 Mon 11:43 AM Moonset
2018-01-08 Mon 02:26 PM Last Quarter
2018-01-08 Mon 02:36 PM 3.55 feet High Tide
2018-01-08 Mon 05:01 PM Sunset
2018-01-08 Mon 08:53 PM 1.06 feet Low Tide

The conditions look interesting with E/SE/SSE winds in the 3-8 MPH zone all day long. There is a 60% chance of rain and the air temp dips to 67 degrees.
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For Tuesday morning we’ll see shoulder to head high waves, with OH sets at the best West facing breaks. The angle will continue to be a fairly liberal 290-300 degrees and the intervals will be a robust 16 seconds.

We should also see some much shorter interval wind swell mix in.

Tuesday
2018-01-09 Tue 12:27 AM Moonrise
2018-01-09 Tue 03:57 AM 4.81 feet High Tide
2018-01-09 Tue 07:00 AM Sunrise
2018-01-09 Tue 10:46 AM 1.49 feet Low Tide
2018-01-09 Tue 12:17 PM Moonset
2018-01-09 Tue 04:20 PM 3.19 feet High Tide
2018-01-09 Tue 05:02 PM Sunset
2018-01-09 Tue 09:53 PM 1.51 feet Low Tide

The conditions there’s some crazy winds projected and a 50% chance of rain. The air temp tumbles down to 61 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 Sunday with the next update!
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