SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 3-28-17
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For Wednesday morning we’ll see peaking, NW ground swell surf with the best West facing beaches dishing up shoulder high to OH sets from that same 285-295 degree angle, (with 16-17 second intervals).
Smaller Southerly energy and NW wind swell will remain in the mix and it looks like we’ll see a beautiful day of weather with fantastic morning winds.
2017-03-29 Wed 04:53 AM -0.28 feet Low Tide
2017-03-29 Wed 06:44 AM Sunrise
2017-03-29 Wed 08:02 AM Moonrise
2017-03-29 Wed 11:02 AM 4.91 feet High Tide
2017-03-29 Wed 04:57 PM 0.32 feet Low Tide
2017-03-29 Wed 07:12 PM Sunset
2017-03-29 Wed 09:15 PM Moonset
2017-03-29 Wed 11:10 PM 5.66 feet High Tide
The conditions look excellent with NE/NNE winds in the 1-7 MPH range until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and 10-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to a toasty 73 degrees.
For Thursday morning we’ll see a little dip in size, but there will be plenty of chest to head high peaks for the top West facing beaches as the intervals for that ground swell drop off to 14-16 seconds, (still providing plenty of pop).
2017-03-30 Thu 05:42 AM -0.36 feet Low Tide
2017-03-30 Thu 06:43 AM Sunrise
2017-03-30 Thu 08:45 AM Moonrise
2017-03-30 Thu 11:53 AM 4.43 feet High Tide
2017-03-30 Thu 05:34 PM 0.80 feet Low Tide
2017-03-30 Thu 07:13 PM Sunset
2017-03-30 Thu 10:23 PM Moonset
2017-03-30 Thu 11:50 PM 5.64 feet High Tide
The conditions should be decent early with variable winds out of the East in the 2-4 MPH until 10AM and 6-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp plummets to 67 degrees.
For Friday morning we’ll see that same ground swell continue to diminish with the intervals down to 12-14 seconds from the same 290-295 degree angle. The wind models are calling for poor wind directions and along with it additional wind swell. Hopefully the models flip flop on that scenario. I’ll check it out again tomorrow and update accordingly.
2017-03-31 Fri 06:37 AM -0.29 feet Low Tide
2017-03-31 Fri 06:42 AM Sunrise
2017-03-31 Fri 09:31 AM Moonrise
2017-03-31 Fri 12:53 PM 3.88 feet High Tide
2017-03-31 Fri 06:15 PM 1.35 feet Low Tide
2017-03-31 Fri 07:14 PM Sunset
2017-03-31 Fri 11:30 PM Moonset
The conditions look poor but hopefully things will change, (see wind model below). The air temp holds at 67 degrees.
For Saturday morning – April Fools Day – we’ll see that NW ground swell on its last legs, dipping down to 12 second intervals. Based on what the winds do on Friday, we could have a nice bump in 10-11 second local wind swell enter stage right as well.
Based on what I know today, the better West facing beaches should see chest to possibly shoulder high sets.
2017-04-01 Sat 12:36 AM 5.46 feet High Tide
2017-04-01 Sat 06:40 AM Sunrise
2017-04-01 Sat 07:42 AM -0.12 feet Low Tide
2017-04-01 Sat 10:21 AM Moonrise
2017-04-01 Sat 02:11 PM 3.40 feet High Tide
2017-04-01 Sat 07:05 PM 1.90 feet Low Tide
2017-04-01 Sat 07:15 PM Sunset
The conditions look fair with variable winds in the 1-3 MPH range until noon and 10-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp climbs back up to 70 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll be reliant on leftovers with waist to chest high surf for the better West facing breaks.
The good news is another solid NW ground swell will weave its way into the picture from a Westerly angle of 285-290 degree angle and muscley 18 second intervals. Don’t expect to see much consistency in the AM, but the Scout sets could start showing up in the afternoon.
2017-04-02 Sun 12:34 AM Moonset
2017-04-02 Sun 01:32 AM 5.17 feet High Tide
2017-04-02 Sun 06:39 AM Sunrise
2017-04-02 Sun 09:02 AM 0.03 feet Low Tide
2017-04-02 Sun 11:15 AM Moonrise
2017-04-02 Sun 03:56 PM 3.22 feet High Tide
2017-04-02 Sun 07:15 PM Sunset
2017-04-02 Sun 08:21 PM 2.35 feet Low Tide
The conditions look okay with variable winds in the 2-3 MPH range until 10AM and 6-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 70 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 57, Santa Monica 58, Hermosa 60, Huntington 57 and Newport 58 degrees. Click the tides tab on the widget below for updated water temps or if you’re on a mobile device just scroll down!
I will be back on Wednesday to tighten things up!
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