SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on August – 18th – 2019

Posted on: August 18th, 2019 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 8-18-2019
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HURRICANE WATCH: The East Pacific and Central Pacific basins have no organized tropical features at this time.
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For Monday morning we’ll drop off into knee to waist high zone with really no swell to hang your hat on.

Monday
2019-08-19 Mon 06:10 AM 0.81 feet Low Tide
2019-08-19 Mon 06:18 AM Sunrise
2019-08-19 Mon 09:55 AM Moonset
2019-08-19 Mon 12:34 PM 4.43 feet High Tide
2019-08-19 Mon 06:17 PM 2.01 feet Low Tide
2019-08-19 Mon 07:36 PM Sunset
2019-08-19 Mon 10:09 PM Moonrise

The conditions look okay with 1-5 MPH winds out of the West until 12:00PM and then 7-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 71 degrees again.
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For Tuesday morning we will remain in the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast.

Tuesday
2019-08-20 Tue 12:08 AM 4.44 feet High Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 06:19 AM Sunrise
2019-08-20 Tue 06:36 AM 1.22 feet Low Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 10:49 AM Moonset
2019-08-20 Tue 01:07 PM 4.47 feet High Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 07:10 PM 2.07 feet Low Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 07:34 PM Sunset
2019-08-20 Tue 10:39 PM Moonrise

The conditions look okay with variable 1-5 MPH winds out of the SW until noon and then 8-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 72 degrees.
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For Wednesday morning it looks like we’re in for another snoozer with continued knee to waist high zone.

Wednesday
2019-08-21 Wed 12:53 AM 3.89 feet High Tide
2019-08-21 Wed 06:19 AM Sunrise
2019-08-21 Wed 07:03 AM 1.66 feet Low Tide
2019-08-21 Wed 11:45 AM Moonset
2019-08-21 Wed 01:45 PM 4.51 feet High Tide
2019-08-21 Wed 07:33 PM Sunset
2019-08-21 Wed 08:22 PM 2.06 feet Low Tide
2019-08-21 Wed 11:10 PM Moonrise

The conditions look okay with 1-4 MPH winds out of the SW until 10:00AM and then 6-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to 76 degrees.
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For Thursday morning we’ll see a combo of NW energy show up throughout the day and put the top West facing breaks into the waist to possibly chest high zone.

We’ll also see some SW swell move in throughout the day from a 210-215 degree angle with 18 second intervals.

In a nutshell… it looks a bit iffy but there’s a chance you could pick off a few scout sets in the AM. Friday looks a bit more solid.

Thursday
2019-08-22 Thu 01:58 AM 3.34 feet High Tide
2019-08-22 Thu 06:20 AM Sunrise
2019-08-22 Thu 07:36 AM 2.09 feet Low Tide
2019-08-22 Thu 12:43 PM Moonset
2019-08-22 Thu 02:34 PM 4.59 feet High Tide
2019-08-22 Thu 07:32 PM Sunset
2019-08-22 Thu 09:59 PM 1.87 feet Low Tide
2019-08-22 Thu 11:44 PM Moonrise

The conditions look fair with 1-5 MPH variable winds out of the S/SSE until noon and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 77 degrees on the sand.
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For Friday morning we will see that combo of NW energy continue with waist to chest high waves for the better West facing beaches and the SW energy should peak with chest high + sets for the better South facing beaches.

Friday
2019-08-23 Fri 03:56 AM 2.98 feet High Tide
2019-08-23 Fri 06:21 AM Sunrise
2019-08-23 Fri 07:58 AM Last Quarter
2019-08-23 Fri 08:23 AM 2.49 feet Low Tide
2019-08-23 Fri 01:42 PM Moonset
2019-08-23 Fri 03:37 PM 4.75 feet High Tide
2019-08-23 Fri 07:31 PM Sunset
2019-08-23 Fri 11:32 PM 1.40 feet Low Tide

The conditions look okay with 3-6 MPH winds out of the S/SSE until noon and then 7-8 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 74 degrees.
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On the horizon: Look for the energy to dish up some okay waves throughout the weekend before fading on Monday.
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Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 64 Santa Monica 68 South Bay 71, Huntington 62, Newport 67.
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The next 4Cast will be updated on Tuesday.
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