SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on January 31st – 2019

Posted on: January 31st, 2019 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 1-31-19
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For Friday morning we’ll see that new swell already on the fade but a new, stronger, longer interval swell will weave it’s way in through the day. This new energy will move in from a 295-305 degree angle with strapping 19-20 second intervals. Not a big swell, but it should have a little “pop” to it. The better West facing beaches should see chest to shoulder high + sets later in the day.

Tides: Fri 06:56 AM 5.60 feet High Tide

Friday
2019-02-01 Fri 12:43 AM 2.24 feet Low Tide
2019-02-01 Fri 04:35 AM Moonrise
2019-02-01 Fri 06:50 AM Sunrise
2019-02-01 Fri 06:56 AM 5.60 feet High Tide
2019-02-01 Fri 02:11 PM -0.62 feet Low Tide
2019-02-01 Fri 02:52 PM Moonset
2019-02-01 Fri 05:24 PM Sunset
2019-02-01 Fri 08:45 PM 3.69 feet High Tide

Beware of the Urban Runoff – It is advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours following any measurable rain fall. 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 pretty good with variable Easterly breezes in the 2-8 MPH zone all day long. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 62 degrees.
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For Saturday morning that swell should be in full swing with head high to possibly OH surf at the better West facing breaks. The swell will continue to roll in from that 295-305 degree angle and the intervals will dip to 16-18 seconds.

Looks like we’ll see some decent sized, NW wind swell join the party as well. The weather looks a little crazy so keep an eye on the winds!

Tides: Sat 07:32 AM 5.70 feet High Tide

Saturday
2019-02-02 Sat 01:22 AM 2.15 feet Low Tide
2019-02-02 Sat 05:24 AM Moonrise
2019-02-02 Sat 06:50 AM Sunrise
2019-02-02 Sat 07:32 AM 5.70 feet High Tide
2019-02-02 Sat 02:43 PM -0.71 feet Low Tide
2019-02-02 Sat 03:42 PM Moonset
2019-02-02 Sat 05:25 PM Sunset
2019-02-02 Sat 09:12 PM 3.78 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 tumultuous with blustery winds out of the SE/SSE at 11-24 MPH until 2:00 PM and 8-16 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. There’s an 100% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 59 degrees.
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For SUPER BOWL Sunday morning the surf should be head high to possibly OH as the NW ground swell wanes but is given an extra boost of energy courtesy of some short/med 12 second interval wind swell. Things could be pretty messy so check the cams before you drive any great distance.

Sunday
2019-02-03 Sun 01:56 AM 2.03 feet Low Tide
2019-02-03 Sun 06:09 AM Moonrise
2019-02-03 Sun 06:49 AM Sunrise
2019-02-03 Sun 08:04 AM 5.75 feet High Tide
2019-02-03 Sun 03:11 PM -0.72 feet Low Tide
2019-02-03 Sun 04:35 PM Moonset
2019-02-03 Sun 05:26 PM Sunset
2019-02-03 Sun 09:37 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 rain fall.

The conditions could go either way but the wind models, as of today, are calling for variable, 1-5 MPH breezes all day long. There’s a 40% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 59 degrees.
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For Monday morning we’ll see a combo of NW ground swell from 295-305 degree angle with 13 second intervals. Wind swell will remain prevalent with 12-13 second intervals from a steep 300-305 degrees. The better West facing beaches should see head high to OH waves.

Monday
2019-02-04 Mon 02:27 AM 1.91 feet Low Tide
2019-02-04 Mon 06:48 AM Sunrise
2019-02-04 Mon 06:50 AM Moonrise
2019-02-04 Mon 08:35 AM 5.73 feet High Tide
2019-02-04 Mon 01:04 PM New Moon
2019-02-04 Mon 03:38 PM -0.65 feet Low Tide
2019-02-04 Mon 05:27 PM Sunset
2019-02-04 Mon 05:29 PM Moonset
2019-02-04 Mon 10:02 PM 3.89 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 okay with variable breezes at 1-5 MPH until noon and 6-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s an 80% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 58 degrees.
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For Tuesday morning we’ll see a decrease in all swell activity and the better West facing beaches should see chest to shoulder high surf.

Tuesday
2019-02-05 Tue 02:59 AM 1.82 feet Low Tide
2019-02-05 Tue 06:47 AM Sunrise
2019-02-05 Tue 07:27 AM Moonrise
2019-02-05 Tue 09:05 AM 5.62 feet High Tide
2019-02-05 Tue 04:05 PM -0.51 feet Low Tide
2019-02-05 Tue 05:28 PM Sunset
2019-02-05 Tue 06:24 PM Moonset
2019-02-05 Tue 10:28 PM 3.94 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 are leaning toward poor with onshore breezes in the 6-10 MPH zone all day long. The air temp holds at 58 degrees.
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Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 58 Santa Monica 60 South Bay 58, Huntington 58, Newport 60.
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The next 4CAST will be posted on Superbowl Sunday!
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