SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on April 27th 2018

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 4-27-18
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For Saturday the South swells will continue their slow methodical fade down into the chest high + range from that same 175-180 degree angle with anywhere from 14-15 second intervals.

Wind models are calling from some pretty gusty winds outside and that should drum up waist to chest high + short interval surf for the better West facing breaks. The swell angle will be a gratuitous 275-300 degrees with 6-10 second intervals.

* We’ll have a nice little tide push through the early AM

Saturday
2018-04-28 Sat 03:11 AM -0.04 feet Low Tide
2018-04-28 Sat 05:38 AM Moonset
2018-04-28 Sat 06:07 AM Sunrise
2018-04-28 Sat 09:13 AM 4.66 feet High Tide
2018-04-28 Sat 03:03 PM 0.46 feet Low Tide
2018-04-28 Sat 06:29 PM Moonrise
2018-04-28 Sat 07:35 PM Sunset
2018-04-28 Sat 09:19 PM 5.69 feet High Tide

The conditions look okay with variable breezes at 1-5 MPH until 10AM and mild 7-15 MPH winds out of the West until sunset. The air temp gets up to 63 degrees.
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For Sunday all of that South swell will be on the fade but there will be leftover waist to chest high sets from a steep 175-180 degree angle with 12-13 second intervals.

The West facing breaks will remain open for business with continued NW wind swell from 275-300 degrees and 6-10 second intervals. We should see chest to shoulder high wind peaks for the best West facing breaks.

We’ll also see some pseudo ground swell out of the NW from a steep 305-310 degrees and 14 second intervals which will add some waist high + icing on top of the cake for the exposed West facing beaches.

* Decent little tide push through the AM

Sunday
2018-04-29 Sun 03:51 AM -0.32 feet Low Tide
2018-04-29 Sun 06:06 AM Sunrise
2018-04-29 Sun 06:13 AM Moonset
2018-04-29 Sun 09:57 AM 4.45 feet High Tide
2018-04-29 Sun 03:34 PM 0.82 feet Low Tide
2018-04-29 Sun 05:59 PM Full Moon
2018-04-29 Sun 07:28 PM Moonrise
2018-04-29 Sun 07:36 PM Sunset
2018-04-29 Sun 09:48 PM 5.74 feet High Tide

The conditions look pretty good for beaches that like a Southerly wind with 5-10 MPH breezes out of the SE/SSE until 10AM and 7-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 63 degrees.
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For Monday morning we’ll see the wind swell peaks peak with shoulder to head high waves for the West facing breaks. The angle will be a generous 275-300 degrees with 6-10 second intervals.

That NW ground swell will back down a hair but continue to generate waist high sets from that steep 305-310 degrees with 12-13 second intervals for the exposed West facing beaches.

* Decent little tide push through the AM

Monday
2018-04-30 Mon 04:29 AM -0.45 feet Low Tide
2018-04-30 Mon 06:05 AM Sunrise
2018-04-30 Mon 06:48 AM Moonset
2018-04-30 Mon 10:40 AM 4.18 feet High Tide
2018-04-30 Mon 04:02 PM 1.21 feet Low Tide
2018-04-30 Mon 07:37 PM Sunset
2018-04-30 Mon 08:27 PM Moonrise
2018-04-30 Mon 10:15 PM 5.68 feet High Tide

The conditions should be decent for beaches that like a Southerly breeze with SE/SSE breezes at 4-10 MPH until around 1:00 PM and 8-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 64 degrees.
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For Tuesday morning we’ll see our NW wind swell hold in the morning then start to drop off quickly later in the day. The better West facing beaches will see shoulder high + surf in the AM and that will back down later in the day. The angle will remain a broad 275-300 degrees with 6-10 second intervals.

* Tide is really low around first light

Tuesday
2018-05-01 Tue 05:07 AM -0.44 feet Low Tide
2018-05-01 Tue 06:04 AM Sunrise
2018-05-01 Tue 07:26 AM Moonset
2018-05-01 Tue 11:23 AM 3.88 feet High Tide
2018-05-01 Tue 04:30 PM 1.61 feet Low Tide
2018-05-01 Tue 07:37 PM Sunset
2018-05-01 Tue 09:25 PM Moonrise
2018-05-01 Tue 10:43 PM 5.52 feet High Tide

The conditions look iffy on todays with wind models calling for 5-8 MPH winds out of the South with a predominately onshore flow until around 10:00 AM and 7-13 MPH out of the Southwest for the rest of the afternoon. There’s a 20% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 63 degrees.
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Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 55, Santa Monica 60, South Bay 60, Huntington 57, Newport 59
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I’ll be back on Sunday with the next update!
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