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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 2-21-13
For Friday morning the surf will drop off quickly as our wind swell backs down into the waist to chest high zone with a few larger sets, for the top West facing breaks. The tide starts off a tad high, maxing out at around 7AM at 5.24 feet, but drains out quickly from that point on.
2013-02-22 Fri 12:52 AM 1.92 feet Low Tide
2013-02-22 Fri 04:13 AM Moonset
2013-02-22 Fri 06:30 AM Sunrise
2013-02-22 Fri 06:55 AM 5.24 feet High Tide
2013-02-22 Fri 01:54 PM -0.29 feet Low Tide
2013-02-22 Fri 03:05 PM Moonrise
2013-02-22 Fri 05:44 PM Sunset
2013-02-22 Fri 08:16 PM 3.93 feet High Tide
The conditions should be pretty good with breezes out of the NE/NNE at 3-8 MPH until 11AM and West winds up to 12 MPH in the afternoon. We’ll see an air temp of 63 degrees.
Saturday morning will start off on the slow side, but it looks like we should see a stronger, long interval swell build in through the day. Some larger scout sets should start showing up in the afternoon and put the better West facing breaks into the head high to overhead zone by days end.
2013-02-23 Sat 01:26 AM 1.59 feet Low Tide
2013-02-23 Sat 04:51 AM Moonset
2013-02-23 Sat 06:29 AM Sunrise
2013-02-23 Sat 07:29 AM 5.44 feet High Tide
2013-02-23 Sat 02:19 PM -0.41 feet Low Tide
2013-02-23 Sat 04:03 PM Moonrise
2013-02-23 Sat 05:45 PM Sunset
2013-02-23 Sat 08:38 PM 4.18 feet High Tide
The conditions a little iffy with variable winds in the 3-6 MPH zone until 11AM and 8-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. We’ll see an air temp of 62 degrees.
For Sunday morning it looks like we should see that energy in effect for the morning. This will put the better West facing breaks into the shoulder high to overhead zone. The tide’s a bit high at 8AM, but will run out quickly through the morning.
2013-02-24 Sun 02:00 AM 1.26 feet Low Tide
2013-02-24 Sun 05:27 AM Moonset
2013-02-24 Sun 06:28 AM Sunrise
2013-02-24 Sun 08:03 AM 5.53 feet High Tide
2013-02-24 Sun 02:44 PM -0.45 feet Low Tide
2013-02-24 Sun 05:02 PM Moonrise
2013-02-24 Sun 05:46 PM Sunset
2013-02-24 Sun 09:00 PM 4.44 feet High Tide
The conditions look good for the morning with winds out of the NE/NNE at 3-11 MPH range until 1PM and mild Westerly winds until sundown. We’ll see an air temp of 66 degrees.
On Monday morning things should taper off, but leave top West facing breaks into the chest to shoulder hi zone.
2013-02-25 Mon 02:34 AM 0.96 feet Low Tide
2013-02-25 Mon 06:02 AM Moonset
2013-02-25 Mon 06:27 AM Sunrise
2013-02-25 Mon 08:37 AM 5.51 feet High Tide
2013-02-25 Mon 12:28 PM Full Moon
2013-02-25 Mon 03:10 PM -0.38 feet Low Tide
2013-02-25 Mon 05:47 PM Sunset
2013-02-25 Mon 06:02 PM Moonrise
2013-02-25 Mon 09:25 PM 4.68 feet High Tide
The conditions look good for the morning with winds out of the NE/NNE at 3-11 MPH range until 1PM and mild Westerly winds until sundown. The air temp will hold steady at 66 degrees.
On Tuesday morning the surf will continue to back down into the waist to chest high range.
2013-02-26 Tue 03:10 AM 0.72 feet Low Tide
2013-02-26 Tue 06:25 AM Sunrise
2013-02-26 Tue 06:36 AM Moonset
2013-02-26 Tue 09:13 AM 5.33 feet High Tide
2013-02-26 Tue 03:37 PM -0.20 feet Low Tide
2013-02-26 Tue 05:48 PM Sunset
2013-02-26 Tue 07:03 PM Moonrise
2013-02-26 Tue 09:52 PM 4.90 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair early, with NNE, 3-9 MPH winds until noon and west winds will get up to 8-12 MPH in the afternoon. It should be another nice day with an air temp of 65 degrees.
The current water temps are as follows – Newport 53 degrees, Huntington 55 degrees, the South Bay showed as 57 degrees, Santa Monica 56 degrees and Malibu 53 degrees.
I’ll be back on Friday with the next update!