SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED May 18th, 2017

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by admin

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 5-18-17
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For Friday morning we’ll see the NW swell dip down into the waist high range and the SW swell will peak with inconsistent waist high + sets from a 200 degree angle and 14-15 second intervals.

Friday
2017-05-19 Fri 01:54 AM Moonrise
2017-05-19 Fri 03:56 AM 3.81 feet High Tide
2017-05-19 Fri 05:49 AM Sunrise
2017-05-19 Fri 11:05 AM 0.60 feet Low Tide
2017-05-19 Fri 01:21 PM Moonset
2017-05-19 Fri 06:07 PM 4.19 feet High Tide
2017-05-19 Fri 07:51 PM Sunset
2017-05-19 Fri 11:56 PM 2.18 feet Low Tide

The conditions look okay with variable breezes in the 1-5 MPH zone until noon and 8-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to 72 degrees.
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For Saturday morning all swell energy will dip into the waist high zone with inconsistent sets out the SW.

Saturday
2017-05-20 Sat 02:31 AM Moonrise
2017-05-20 Sat 05:21 AM 3.83 feet High Tide
2017-05-20 Sat 05:48 AM Sunrise
2017-05-20 Sat 11:53 AM 0.60 feet Low Tide
2017-05-20 Sat 02:22 PM Moonset
2017-05-20 Sat 06:37 PM 4.66 feet High Tide
2017-05-20 Sat 07:52 PM Sunset

The conditions should be better as high pressure strengthens. Looks like we should see variable breezes in the 1-6 MPH zone until noon and 12-16 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp leaps up to 75 degrees.
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For Sunday morning we’ll see sporadic pulses of SW ground swell fill in through the day. The morning will start off slow as the energy creeps in from a 190-195 degree angle with 16+ second intervals. Don’t expect much more than waist high plus sets.

Sunday
2017-05-21 Sun 12:49 AM 1.46 feet Low Tide
2017-05-21 Sun 03:08 AM Moonrise
2017-05-21 Sun 05:48 AM Sunrise
2017-05-21 Sun 06:30 AM 3.98 feet High Tide
2017-05-21 Sun 12:36 PM 0.62 feet Low Tide
2017-05-21 Sun 03:25 PM Moonset
2017-05-21 Sun 07:08 PM 5.19 feet High Tide
2017-05-21 Sun 07:53 PM Sunset

The conditions should be pretty good as high pressure holds and promotes variable breezes in the 1-2 MPH zone until 10AM and 6-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp hangs tough at 75 degrees.
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For Monday morning that SW swell, (190-195 and 16 second intervals), will peak with waist to chest high sets at the better South facing beaches. Nothing much to crow about but there’s not much swell in the Crystal Ball so make some lemonade!

Monday
2017-05-22 Mon 01:35 AM 0.68 feet Low Tide
2017-05-22 Mon 03:45 AM Moonrise
2017-05-22 Mon 05:47 AM Sunrise
2017-05-22 Mon 07:30 AM 4.15 feet High Tide
2017-05-22 Mon 01:17 PM 0.68 feet Low Tide
2017-05-22 Mon 04:30 PM Moonset
2017-05-22 Mon 07:42 PM 5.73 feet High Tide
2017-05-22 Mon 07:53 PM Sunset

The conditions should be decent early with variable 1-3 MPH winds until 10AM and 7-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air tops out at 73 degrees.
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For Tuesday morning we’ll be relying on whatever’s leftover from that SW energy. Likely just inconsistent waist high sets at the top spots.

Tuesday
2017-05-23 Tue 02:20 AM -0.08 feet Low Tide
2017-05-23 Tue 04:25 AM Moonrise
2017-05-23 Tue 05:47 AM Sunrise
2017-05-23 Tue 08:24 AM 4.28 feet High Tide
2017-05-23 Tue 01:57 PM 0.79 feet Low Tide
2017-05-23 Tue 05:38 PM Moonset
2017-05-23 Tue 07:54 PM Sunset
2017-05-23 Tue 08:17 PM 6.22 feet High Tide

The conditions should be tolerable early with 1-3 MPH winds out of the West until 10AM and 7-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air dips to 69 degrees.
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Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 56, Santa Monica 60, Hermosa 62, Huntington 59 and Newport 60 degrees. Click the tides tab on the widget below for updated water temps or if you’re on a mobile device just scroll down!
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