SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on June 18th 2018

Posted on: June 18th, 2018 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 6-18-18
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HURRICANE WATCH

Carlotta is just hanging on as a tropical depression, located about 60 miles to the west of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico, as it continues to interact with land and slowly lose strength. Carlotta is expected to dissipate as it hugs the Mexican coastline later today or tonight.

Elsewhere across the Eastern Pacific, no tropical activity is expected over at least the next 24-48 hours = No surf for SO Cal!
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For Tuesday the SW swell will hang around with waist to maybe chest high sets from a 200-205 degree angle.

Some slightly more potent NW swell will fill in too. Looks to be at least waist high + from a Westerly angle of 285-290 degrees and 12-14 second intervals.

Tuesday
2018-06-19 Tue 12:32 AM Moonset
2018-06-19 Tue 02:00 AM 4.88 feet High Tide
2018-06-19 Tue 05:42 AM Sunrise
2018-06-19 Tue 09:08 AM -0.10 feet Low Tide
2018-06-19 Tue 12:12 PM Moonrise
2018-06-19 Tue 04:11 PM 4.58 feet High Tide
2018-06-19 Tue 08:08 PM Sunset
2018-06-19 Tue 09:54 PM 2.22 feet Low Tide

The conditions look okay early with with 3-5 MPH breezes out of the S/SSE until noon and 7-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 71 degrees.
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For Wednesday morning we’ll dip into the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast. Our waves will be comprised of small NW wind swell from a 310 degree angle and 8-10 second intervals and leftover SW energy from 200-205 degrees and 11-12 second intervals.

Wednesday
2018-06-20 Wed 01:09 AM Moonset
2018-06-20 Wed 03:21 AM 4.24 feet High Tide
2018-06-20 Wed 03:52 AM First Quarter
2018-06-20 Wed 05:42 AM Sunrise
2018-06-20 Wed 10:06 AM 0.38 feet Low Tide
2018-06-20 Wed 01:15 PM Moonrise
2018-06-20 Wed 05:07 PM 4.90 feet High Tide
2018-06-20 Wed 08:08 PM Sunset
2018-06-20 Wed 11:23 PM 1.76 feet Low Tide

The conditions look moderate again with S/SSE winds in the 1-6 MPH zone until noon and 7-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 74 degrees.
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For Thursday morning we’ll dip into what I like to call the SUP zone, (where I actually break out the 10′ 0″ and go looking for sharks! Expect knee to waist high surf everywhere!

Thursday
2018-06-21 Thu 01:43 AM Moonset
2018-06-21 Thu 04:50 AM 3.80 feet High Tide
2018-06-21 Thu 05:43 AM Sunrise
2018-06-21 Thu 11:03 AM 0.82 feet Low Tide
2018-06-21 Thu 02:16 PM Moonrise
2018-06-21 Thu 05:56 PM 5.22 feet High Tide
2018-06-21 Thu 08:08 PM Sunset

The conditions look okay with variable, S/SSE winds in the 3-5 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 6-9 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp gets up to 75 degrees.
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For Friday morning we’ll start off on the small side once again but some steeply angle South swell should cough up sporadic sets in the afternoon. While nothing to jump up and click your heels about there will be some waist to chest high sets late in the day for the most exposed beaches.

Friday
2018-06-22 Fri 12:36 AM 1.18 feet Low Tide
2018-06-22 Fri 02:17 AM Moonset
2018-06-22 Fri 05:43 AM Sunrise
2018-06-22 Fri 06:16 AM 3.59 feet High Tide
2018-06-22 Fri 11:55 AM 1.21 feet Low Tide
2018-06-22 Fri 03:15 PM Moonrise
2018-06-22 Fri 06:39 PM 5.50 feet High Tide
2018-06-22 Fri 08:08 PM Sunset

The conditions look okay with SSE winds in the 2-3 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 5-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up a hair to 76 degrees.
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For Saturday we’ll see that SW energy start to generate waist to chest high sets for the exposed breaks. The angle will be a steep 170-180 degrees with 15 second intervals and only visit the most exposed South facing beaches ie. The OC and San O’ areas!

Saturday
2018-06-23 Sat 01:33 AM 0.61 feet Low Tide
2018-06-23 Sat 02:50 AM Moonset
2018-06-23 Sat 05:43 AM Sunrise
2018-06-23 Sat 07:29 AM 3.56 feet High Tide
2018-06-23 Sat 12:42 PM 1.54 feet Low Tide
2018-06-23 Sat 04:12 PM Moonrise
2018-06-23 Sat 07:17 PM 5.71 feet High Tide
2018-06-23 Sat 08:08 PM Sunset

The conditions look okay again with 2-5 MPH variable breezes out of the South until 10:00AM and 7-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 76 degrees.
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For Sunday we’ll see that SW energy continue to generate waist to chest high + sets for the exposed breaks. The angle will remain the same at 170-180 degrees with 14 second intervals. Small NW wind swell will remain part of the equation.

Sunday
2018-06-24 Sun 02:19 AM 0.15 feet Low Tide
2018-06-24 Sun 03:25 AM Moonset
2018-06-24 Sun 05:43 AM Sunrise
2018-06-24 Sun 08:29 AM 3.59 feet High Tide
2018-06-24 Sun 01:24 PM 1.80 feet Low Tide
2018-06-24 Sun 05:10 PM Moonrise
2018-06-24 Sun 07:51 PM 5.86 feet High Tide
2018-06-24 Sun 08:09 PM Sunset

The conditions look fair with 5-9 MPH breezes out of the SE/SSE until noon and 9-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 67 degrees.
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Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 63, Santa Monica 65, South Bay 67, Huntington 65, Newport 66.
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The next 4CAST will be posted on Thursday!
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