SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on July 17th

Posted on: July 15th, 2018 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 7-17-18
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HURRICANE WATCH

Nothing of note for So Cal right now!
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For Wednesday morning we’ll remain in the knee to waist high zone.

Wednesday
2018-07-18 Wed 01:42 AM 4.73 feet High Tide
2018-07-18 Wed 05:55 AM Sunrise
2018-07-18 Wed 08:24 AM 0.40 feet Low Tide
2018-07-18 Wed 12:07 PM Moonrise
2018-07-18 Wed 03:16 PM 4.87 feet High Tide
2018-07-18 Wed 08:04 PM Sunset
2018-07-18 Wed 09:26 PM 1.90 feet Low Tide

The conditions look okay with winds out of the SW in the 2-3 MPH zone until 10AM and 6-8 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 77 degrees.
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For Thursday morning we’ll remain in the knee to waist high range.

Thursday
2018-07-19 Thu 12:18 AM Moonset
2018-07-19 Thu 02:58 AM 3.98 feet High Tide
2018-07-19 Thu 05:56 AM Sunrise
2018-07-19 Thu 09:18 AM 1.01 feet Low Tide
2018-07-19 Thu 12:53 PM First Quarter
2018-07-19 Thu 01:08 PM Moonrise
2018-07-19 Thu 04:15 PM 5.03 feet High Tide
2018-07-19 Thu 08:03 PM Sunset
2018-07-19 Thu 10:58 PM 1.59 feet Low Tide

The conditions look fair early with S/SSE winds in the 2-3 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 6-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 79 degrees.
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For Friday morning we’re looking at a subtle boost in size as some small SW swell pulses in from a 220-225 degree angle. It won’t be anything to really hang your hat on but there will be a few waist high sets that have a little pop to them.

Friday
2018-07-20 Fri 12:52 AM Moonset
2018-07-20 Fri 04:35 AM 3.47 feet High Tide
2018-07-20 Fri 05:57 AM Sunrise
2018-07-20 Fri 10:16 AM 1.55 feet Low Tide
2018-07-20 Fri 02:07 PM Moonrise
2018-07-20 Fri 05:12 PM 5.21 feet High Tide
2018-07-20 Fri 08:03 PM Sunset

The conditions look to be a little suspect with 5-11 MPH breezes out of the SW all day long with the early morning being less compromised. The air temp tops out at 77 degrees.
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For Saturday morning the scenario will begin to shift as a series of S/SW swells infiltrate So Cal. Things start off slow as the smallish SW swell from yesterday is overlapped by a larger swell. The new swell will roll in from a South Westerly angle of 215-220 degrees and 17-19 second intervals. While not a real barn burner we should see some chest high sets fill in through the day. Any beach that gets a sniff of that angle should see at least a little action.

Saturday
2018-07-21 Sat 12:19 AM 1.12 feet Low Tide
2018-07-21 Sat 01:27 AM Moonset
2018-07-21 Sat 05:57 AM Sunrise
2018-07-21 Sat 06:15 AM 3.31 feet High Tide
2018-07-21 Sat 11:18 AM 1.96 feet Low Tide
2018-07-21 Sat 03:04 PM Moonrise
2018-07-21 Sat 06:04 PM 5.39 feet High Tide
2018-07-21 Sat 08:02 PM Sunset

The conditions look okay with Southerly breezes in the 4-6 MPH range until 11:00AM and 7-12 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 77 degrees.
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For Sunday morning should be more solid with waist to chest high + sets for the top South facing beaches. The angle will continue to have quite a bit of West in it rolling in from a 210-220 degree angle and 15-16 second intervals.

The following week is looking pretty solid with non-stop SW energy up and down the coast.

Stay tuned!

Sunday
2018-07-22 Sun 01:20 AM 0.64 feet Low Tide
2018-07-22 Sun 02:03 AM Moonset
2018-07-22 Sun 05:58 AM Sunrise
2018-07-22 Sun 07:36 AM 3.40 feet High Tide
2018-07-22 Sun 12:16 PM 2.22 feet Low Tide
2018-07-22 Sun 04:01 PM Moonrise
2018-07-22 Sun 06:50 PM 5.55 feet High Tide
2018-07-22 Sun 08:02 PM Sunset

The conditions look tolerable early with 2-4 MPH breezes out of the South until noon and 6-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 79 degrees.
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Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 67, Santa Monica 68 South Bay 68, Huntington 69, Newport 72.
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The next 4CAST will be posted on Thursday!
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