SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on March 29th – 2019

Posted on: March 28th, 2019 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 3-29-2019
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For Saturday morning NW swell will remain in the equation and dish up chest high to shoulder high sets for the best West facing beaches, (300 + degrees and 15 second intervals).

We’ll also see a nice little pulse of SW swell as small, but thumpy, 16 second interval energy rolls in from a 190-195 degree angle. This will deliver some fun chest high + sets for the receptive South facing breaks.

Beaches that pick up both directions could have some fun peaks.

Saturday
2019-03-30 Sat 12:54 AM 2.47 feet Low Tide
2019-03-30 Sat 03:49 AM Moonrise
2019-03-30 Sat 06:33 AM 4.36 feet High Tide
2019-03-30 Sat 06:44 AM Sunrise
2019-03-30 Sat 01:37 PM 0.06 feet Low Tide
2019-03-30 Sat 02:17 PM Moonset
2019-03-30 Sat 07:13 PM Sunset
2019-03-30 Sat 08:21 PM 3.91 feet High Tide

The conditions look good with NE/NNE winds in the 3-8 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and 6-13 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
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For Sunday morning that NW energy will continue to dip but deliver waist high + surf for the better West facing breaks.

The SW energy will back down as well, but we’re expecting waist high + sets with some chest high waves at the top spots early.

Sunday
2019-03-31 Sun 01:36 AM 2.08 feet Low Tide
2019-03-31 Sun 04:28 AM Moonrise
2019-03-31 Sun 06:42 AM Sunrise
2019-03-31 Sun 07:21 AM 4.58 feet High Tide
2019-03-31 Sun 02:10 PM -0.03 feet Low Tide
2019-03-31 Sun 03:11 PM Moonset
2019-03-31 Sun 07:14 PM Sunset
2019-03-31 Sun 08:41 PM 4.11 feet High Tide

The conditions should be decent with N/NNE breezes in the 2-8 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and then 6-12 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out 75 degrees.
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For Monday morning the run of SW swell will continue on, and generate surf in the waist to chest high range for the best South facing breaks, (with 16 second intervals from 195 degrees).

Monday
2019-04-01 Mon 02:08 AM 1.69 feet Low Tide
2019-04-01 Mon 05:04 AM Moonrise
2019-04-01 Mon 06:41 AM Sunrise
2019-04-01 Mon 08:00 AM 4.75 feet High Tide
2019-04-01 Mon 02:38 PM -0.05 feet Low Tide
2019-04-01 Mon 04:06 PM Moonset
2019-04-01 Mon 07:14 PM Sunset
2019-04-01 Mon 09:00 PM 4.30 feet High Tide

The conditions look good again early with N/NNE breezes in the 1-6 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and then 4-10 MPH out of the West until sundown. The air temp tops out at 77 degrees.
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For Tuesday morning we’ll see another solid little ground NW swell, (300-305 degrees with 19 second intervals), fill in throughout the day. The best West facing breaks will see chest high to possibly shoulder high sets throughout the day.

SW swell will also remain in the mix with waist high + sets from 195 degrees and 14 second intervals.

Tuesday
2019-04-02 Tue 02:38 AM 1.32 feet Low Tide
2019-04-02 Tue 05:36 AM Moonrise
2019-04-02 Tue 06:40 AM Sunrise
2019-04-02 Tue 08:34 AM 4.86 feet High Tide
2019-04-02 Tue 03:02 PM -0.01 feet Low Tide
2019-04-02 Tue 05:01 PM Moonset
2019-04-02 Tue 07:15 PM Sunset
2019-04-02 Tue 09:18 PM 4.51 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair with variable breezes at 2-3 MPH until 10:00AM then things get a little strange… see wind model below. The air temp plummets to 68 degrees.


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Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 57 Santa Monica 61 South Bay 62, Huntington 58, Newport 58.
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The next 4CAST will be posted on Sunday!
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