SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on September 9th

Posted on: September 9th, 2018 by admin





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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 9-9-18
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HURRICANE WATCH

Olivia is currently centered about 825 miles to the east of Hilo, Hawaii and is continuing to move over slightly cooler waters but should remain a hurricane through Sunday, then weaken to a tropical storm early this week as it approaches the Hawaiian Islands.

This will bring the tropical cyclone over the Hawaiian Islands around Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Water temperatures should be warm enough, and the shear might slacken off enough to allow Olivia to remain a tropical storm during its close encounter with Hawaii this week. All residents and interests in Hawaii should closely monitor the movement of Olivia this weekend and during next week.

Tropical Depression 18 has intensified into Tropical Storm Paul and is several hundred miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. Paul continues to move into an environment conducive for some intensification over the next few days. Despite this strengthening, Paul will not affect any land masses.

Norman has become non-tropical and will continue to weaken as it drifts farther north.
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For Monday morning looks like another promising day for waves with a nice combo of NW wind swell from a steep 310 degree angle and 8-9 second intervals.

The bigger news is he chest to Head High South swell that’s rolling in from an “FU” 180 degree angle so only the most exposed spots in the OC and San O’ areas will thrive!

Monday
2018-09-10 Mon 04:19 AM -0.45 feet Low Tide
2018-09-10 Mon 06:33 AM Sunrise
2018-09-10 Mon 07:30 AM Moonrise
2018-09-10 Mon 10:34 AM 5.52 feet High Tide
2018-09-10 Mon 04:27 PM 0.62 feet Low Tide
2018-09-10 Mon 07:07 PM Sunset
2018-09-10 Mon 08:09 PM Moonset
2018-09-10 Mon 10:33 PM 6.08 feet High Tide

The conditions look about the same with 1-5 MPH breezes out of the E/SE/SSE until noon and 7-10 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 74 degrees on the sand.
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For Tuesday morning we’ll see continued NW WS and South swell. NW…. same deal it will roll in from a a steep 310 degrees and short 8-9 second intervals. We’ll also see steep 180-185 degree Southerly ground swell from a 180-185 degree angle cough up shoulder to Head High sets. The OC and San O’ areas look to be where the money is!

Tuesday
2018-09-11 Tue 04:56 AM 0.00 feet Low Tide
2018-09-11 Tue 06:34 AM Sunrise
2018-09-11 Tue 08:36 AM Moonrise
2018-09-11 Tue 11:11 AM 5.59 feet High Tide
2018-09-11 Tue 05:15 PM 0.60 feet Low Tide
2018-09-11 Tue 07:05 PM Sunset
2018-09-11 Tue 08:46 PM Moonset
2018-09-11 Tue 11:21 PM 5.50 feet High Tide

The conditions look decent with SE/SSE winds in the 3-6 MPH zone until noon and 7-9 MPH breezes in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 78 degrees.
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For Wednesday morning the bband will continue o march with NW wind swell and
fading Southerly energy from a steep 180 degree angle. Should be pretty fun… you’ll just need to sniff around to find a good spot!

2018-09-12 Wed 06:35 AM Sunrise
2018-09-12 Wed 09:41 AM Moonrise
2018-09-12 Wed 11:48 AM 5.55 feet High Tide
2018-09-12 Wed 06:07 PM 0.72 feet Low Tide
2018-09-12 Wed 07:04 PM Sunset
2018-09-12 Wed 09:22 PM Moonset

The conditions look ehhh… with SW breezes at 2-6 MPH until noon and 7-9 MPH winds out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 75 degrees.
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For Thursday morning we’ll see everything back down a bit as the NW wind swell takes a breather and the Southerly energy fades quickly. I would no anticipate more than waist high plus sets in the AM.

Thursday
2018-09-13 Thu 12:11 AM 4.81 feet High Tide
2018-09-13 Thu 06:07 AM 1.22 feet Low Tide
2018-09-13 Thu 06:35 AM Sunrise
2018-09-13 Thu 10:43 AM Moonrise
2018-09-13 Thu 12:27 PM 5.38 feet High Tide
2018-09-13 Thu 07:03 PM Sunset
2018-09-13 Thu 07:04 PM 0.93 feet Low Tide
2018-09-13 Thu 09:58 PM Moonset

The conditions look okay with light Southerly breezes at 1-4 MPH until noon and 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 80 degrees.
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For Friday morning things are looking up again a a fresh SW swell rolls in from a srrp 180-185 degree angle
Friday
2018-09-14 Fri 01:10 AM 4.12 feet High Tide
2018-09-14 Fri 06:36 AM Sunrise
2018-09-14 Fri 06:44 AM 1.87 feet Low Tide
2018-09-14 Fri 11:43 AM Moonrise
2018-09-14 Fri 01:11 PM 5.13 feet High Tide
2018-09-14 Fri 07:01 PM Sunset
2018-09-14 Fri 08:14 PM 1.15 feet Low Tide
2018-09-14 Fri 10:37 PM Moonset

The conditions look decent with 2-6 MPH breezes out of the E/SE until noon and 7-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp climbs to 82 degrees.
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Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 68, Santa Monica 67 South Bay 70, Huntington 69, Newport 70.
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The next 4CAST will be posted on Tuesday!
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