SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on May 1st 2018

Posted on: April 29th, 2018 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 5-1-18
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Unfortunately it looks like our nice run of swell is over for the time being. That makes my job as a forecaster much easier but my life in general pretty shi#$y! Things are always better when there’s a little something to ride!
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For Wednesday the NW wind swell will drop off into the waist high + range from 290-310 degrees and 8-11 second intervals.

Wednesday
2018-05-02 Wed 05:46 AM -0.30 feet Low Tide
2018-05-02 Wed 06:03 AM Sunrise
2018-05-02 Wed 08:06 AM Moonset
2018-05-02 Wed 12:10 PM 3.58 feet High Tide
2018-05-02 Wed 04:57 PM 1.99 feet Low Tide
2018-05-02 Wed 07:38 PM Sunset
2018-05-02 Wed 10:20 PM Moonrise
2018-05-02 Wed 11:12 PM 5.27 feet High Tide

The conditions look iffy with variable onshore breezes at 3-7 MPH until noon and 9-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 20% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 62 degrees.
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For Thursday it looks like the show is over as all beaches dip into the knee to waist high zone.

Thursday
2018-05-03 Thu 06:02 AM Sunrise
2018-05-03 Thu 06:29 AM -0.08 feet Low Tide
2018-05-03 Thu 08:49 AM Moonset
2018-05-03 Thu 01:04 PM 3.30 feet High Tide
2018-05-03 Thu 05:24 PM 2.36 feet Low Tide
2018-05-03 Thu 07:39 PM Sunset
2018-05-03 Thu 11:12 PM Moonrise
2018-05-03 Thu 11:42 PM 4.96 feet High Tide

The conditions look okay early with 1-3 MPH breezes out of the West until 10AM and 7-14 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp holds at 62 degrees.
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For Friday morning we’ll remain in the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast.

Friday
2018-05-04 Fri 06:01 AM Sunrise
2018-05-04 Fri 07:18 AM 0.19 feet Low Tide
2018-05-04 Fri 09:35 AM Moonset
2018-05-04 Fri 02:16 PM 3.11 feet High Tide
2018-05-04 Fri 05:54 PM 2.69 feet Low Tide
2018-05-04 Fri 07:40 PM Sunset

The conditions should be okay with variable onshore breezes in the 2-5 MPH until around noon and 9-14 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp shoots up to 73 degrees.
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For Saturday morning we’ll remain in the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast.

Saturday
2018-05-05 Sat 12:01 AM Moonrise
2018-05-05 Sat 12:18 AM 4.59 feet High Tide
2018-05-05 Sat 06:00 AM Sunrise
2018-05-05 Sat 08:16 AM 0.45 feet Low Tide
2018-05-05 Sat 10:24 AM Moonset
2018-05-05 Sat 04:00 PM 3.11 feet High Tide
2018-05-05 Sat 06:40 PM 2.99 feet Low Tide
2018-05-05 Sat 07:41 PM Sunset

The conditions look okay with onshore winds in the 3-6 MPH zone until noon and 9-13 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 75 degrees.
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For Sunday we’ll remain in the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast.

Sunday
2018-05-06 Sun 12:47 AM Moonrise
2018-05-06 Sun 01:05 AM 4.21 feet High Tide
2018-05-06 Sun 05:59 AM Sunrise
2018-05-06 Sun 09:25 AM 0.63 feet Low Tide
2018-05-06 Sun 11:16 AM Moonset
2018-05-06 Sun 05:37 PM 3.32 feet High Tide
2018-05-06 Sun 07:41 PM Sunset
2018-05-06 Sun 08:47 PM 3.17 feet Low Tide

The conditions look okay with wind models calling for 1-5 MPH winds out of the West until noon and 8-11 MPH out of the Southwest for the rest of the afternoon. The air temp dips to 71 degrees.
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Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 55, Santa Monica 61, South Bay 60, Huntington 60, Newport 60
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I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update!
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