Southern California Surf 4cast Updated on January 31st, 2022

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We will see yet another burst of NW energy roll into town. The swell will move in from a 300 degree angle with 15-16 second intervals and put the top West facing breaks, (tide permitting), into the chest to shoulder high + zone on the sets.

*Mon 08:02 AM 6.89′ High

2022-01-31 Mon 01:46 AM 1.82′ Low
2022-01-31 Mon 06:47 AM Moonrise
2022-01-31 Mon 06:51 AM Sunrise
2022-01-31 Mon 08:02 AM 6.89′ High
2022-01-31 Mon 03:15 PM -1.84′ Low
2022-01-31 Mon 04:56 PM Moonset
2022-01-31 Mon 05:23 PM Sunset
2022-01-31 Mon 09:43 PM 4.16′ High
2022-01-31 Mon 09:49 PM New Moon

The conditions look fantastic again with variable 0-5 MPH breezes all day long.  The air temp dips a hair to 65 degrees.

TUESDAY Surf Forecast 

The surf will  to continue to deliver chest to shoulder high sets for the top West facing beaches. We will see a fading NW ground swell and an influx of 10-11 second NW wind swell from a steep 310 degree angle.

*Tue 08:49 AM 6.80′ High

2022-02-01 Tue 02:35 AM 1.58′ Low
2022-02-01 Tue 06:50 AM Sunrise
2022-02-01 Tue 07:34 AM Moonrise
2022-02-01 Tue 08:49 AM 6.80′ High
2022-02-01 Tue 03:54 PM -1.67′ Low
2022-02-01 Tue 05:24 PM Sunset
2022-02-01 Tue 06:08 PM Moonset
2022-02-01 Tue 10:20 PM 4.31′ High

The conditions look to be good again with  variable 1-3 MPH winds out of the E/SE until noon and the 5-7 MPH breezes out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 63 degrees. 

WEDNESDAY Surf Forecast 

The surf will  continue to dish up fun surf as the NW ground swell sputters, but the NW wind swell increases. The better West facing breaks should see chest to shoulder high + wind peaks from that same steep 310 degree angle.

* Wed 09:33 AM 6.46′ High

2022-02-02 Wed 03:23 AM 1.43′ Low
2022-02-02 Wed 06:49 AM Sunrise
2022-02-02 Wed 08:12 AM Moonrise
2022-02-02 Wed 09:33 AM 6.46′ High
2022-02-02 Wed 04:32 PM -1.30′ Low
2022-02-02 Wed 05:25 PM Sunset
2022-02-02 Wed 07:17 PM Moonset
2022-02-02 Wed 10:56 PM 4.42′ High

The conditions look to be pretty good with  5-7 MPH N/NNE winds until noon and 4-10 MPH breezes out of the N/NNE until dark. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees. 


We will see things drop off quickly as that NW wind swell exits stage left throughout the morning and leaves the better West facing beaches in the waist high + zone. There will be a decent little tide push for the dawn patrol.

*Thu 10:17 AM 5.88′ High

2022-02-03 Thu 04:12 AM 1.39′ Low
2022-02-03 Thu 06:49 AM Sunrise
2022-02-03 Thu 08:46 AM Moonrise
2022-02-03 Thu 10:17 AM 5.88′ High
2022-02-03 Thu 05:08 PM -0.77′ Low
2022-02-03 Thu 05:26 PM Sunset
2022-02-03 Thu 08:23 PM Moonset
2022-02-03 Thu 11:34 PM 4.49′ High

The conditions look fantastic with variable 5-8 MPH winds out of the NE/NNE until noon, (slightly stronger below the passes and canyons), and 3-7 MPH out of the NW in the afternoon.  The air temp dips a hair to 64 degrees.

FRIDAY Surf Forecast 

The surf will  to continue to drop leaving us with knee to waist high surf pretty much everywhere.

2022-02-04 Fri 05:03 AM 1.44′ Low
2022-02-04 Fri 06:48 AM Sunrise
2022-02-04 Fri 09:15 AM Moonrise
2022-02-04 Fri 11:01 AM 5.13′ High
2022-02-04 Fri 05:27 PM Sunset
2022-02-04 Fri 05:42 PM -0.12′ Low
2022-02-04 Fri 09:26 PM Moonset

The conditions look to be good again with  4-7 MPH winds from the NE/NNE until noon, (slightly stronger below the passes and canyons), and 3-9 MPH out of the NW in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to 68 degrees. 

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