SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on February 12th – 2019

Posted on: February 12th, 2019 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 2-12-2019
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For Wednesday morning the surf will be in the waist high + range for the best West facing breaks as the NW energy fades out through the day. Looks like offshore winds and heavy rains will be on the menu all day long.

Wednesday
2019-02-13 Wed 12:58 AM Moonset
2019-02-13 Wed 03:08 AM 4.58 feet High Tide
2019-02-13 Wed 06:40 AM Sunrise
2019-02-13 Wed 11:01 AM 0.89 feet Low Tide
2019-02-13 Wed 11:50 AM Moonrise
2019-02-13 Wed 05:35 PM Sunset
2019-02-13 Wed 05:38 PM 2.74 feet High Tide
2019-02-13 Wed 09:19 PM 2.35 feet Low Tide

Beware of the Urban Runoff – It is advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours following any measurable rainfall. It’s always a roll of the dice, especially after a major downpour. The threat of getting sick is very real so if you do insist on taking the plunge be sure to use ear plugs an upon exiting the ocean rinse off in hot water, use some alcohol based ear drops and a nasal netti pot rinse for good measure never hurt anybody.

The conditions look great again with variable 1-7 MPH breezes out of the East until noon and 11-18 MPH, gusty winds, out of the E/SE in the afternoon. There’s an 80% chance of rain and the air temp dips to 58 degrees.
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For Thursday morning we’ll see a strange bird in the form of a SW wind swell. Stout Southerly winds will promote, you guessed it, Southerly wind swell. The exposed South facing breaks should see shoulder to head high + surf and the silver lining is that the energy will have quite a bit of West in it, and should not only provide the South facing breaks with a little size, but the West facing beaches as well. Conditions will likely suck, but it’s always worth a look around when you get a weird swell in the water… you never know what might be good.

Thursday
2019-02-14 Thu 02:01 AM Moonset
2019-02-14 Thu 04:15 AM 4.96 feet High Tide
2019-02-14 Thu 06:39 AM Sunrise
2019-02-14 Thu 12:01 PM 0.18 feet Low Tide
2019-02-14 Thu 12:36 PM Moonrise
2019-02-14 Thu 05:36 PM Sunset
2019-02-14 Thu 06:44 PM 3.10 feet High Tide
2019-02-14 Thu 10:47 PM 2.35 feet Low Tide

Beware of the Urban Runoff – It is advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours following any measurable rainfall.

The conditions look to be pretty crummy with 10-17 MPH winds out of the S/SW all day long.. There’s a 100% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 60 degrees.
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For Friday morning we’ll see continued short interval, SW energy in the chest high + zone. Once again this swell will get into all of the South facing breaks and the majority of West facing beaches.

Friday
2019-02-15 Fri 03:04 AM Moonset
2019-02-15 Fri 05:17 AM 5.45 feet High Tide
2019-02-15 Fri 06:38 AM Sunrise
2019-02-15 Fri 12:48 PM -0.51 feet Low Tide
2019-02-15 Fri 01:30 PM Moonrise
2019-02-15 Fri 05:37 PM Sunset
2019-02-15 Fri 07:26 PM 3.47 feet High Tide
2019-02-15 Fri 11:53 PM 2.12 feet Low Tide
2019-02-10 Sun 10:59 PM Moonset

Beware of the Urban Runoff – It is advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours following any measurable rainfall.

The conditions look horrific with variable W/SW breezes in the 6-10 MPH zone until noon and 15-22 MPH out of the SW for the afternoon. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp dips to 58 degrees.
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For Saturday morning we’ll see some fresh NW ground swell build in throughout the morning from a 305-315 degree angle with 16 second intervals. The better West facing beaches should see shoulder to head high sets to kick things off and we’ll see OH + sets as the swell weaves its way in later in the day.

Saturday
2019-02-16 Sat 04:07 AM Moonset
2019-02-16 Sat 06:11 AM 5.97 feet High Tide
2019-02-16 Sat 06:37 AM Sunrise
2019-02-16 Sat 01:30 PM -1.08 feet Low Tide
2019-02-16 Sat 02:31 PM Moonrise
2019-02-16 Sat 05:38 PM Sunset
2019-02-16 Sat 08:02 PM 3.84 feet High Tide

Beware of the Urban Runoff – It is advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours following any measurable rainfall.

The conditions should be pretty crummy again with residual lump and variable breezes, out of the NW, in the 5-11 MPH zone all day long. The air temp tops out at 60 degrees.
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For Sunday morning the surf will drop off a bit, but the top West facing beaches should see head high + surf as the ground swell fades out through the day. The sea surface will likely remain lumpy and the water quality will be suspect.

Sunday
2019-02-17 Sun 12:48 AM 1.76 feet Low Tide
2019-02-17 Sun 05:06 AM Moonset
2019-02-17 Sun 06:36 AM Sunrise
2019-02-17 Sun 07:01 AM 6.42 feet High Tide
2019-02-17 Sun 02:10 PM -1.48 feet Low Tide
2019-02-17 Sun 03:39 PM Moonrise
2019-02-17 Sun 05:39 PM Sunset
2019-02-17 Sun 08:36 PM 4.18 feet High Tide

Beware of the Urban Runoff – It is advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours following any measurable rainfall.

The conditions look to be compromised with onshore winds out of the S/SW at 2-7 MPH until noon and 12-22 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. There’s a 40% chance of rain and the air temp dips to 56 degrees.
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Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 58 Santa Monica 58 South Bay 59, Huntington 56, Newport 59.
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The next 4CAST will be posted on Thursday!
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