Here’s some fresh pics of the Manhattan Pier, 3-7-13, courtesy of Jason Goodwin – You can contact him for more info at gstreet1972@hotmail.com
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 3-8-13
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Saturday morning we’ll see some short period, NW wind swell in the chest to shoulder high range. Even with some surf out there, it looks like the ocean surface will remain confused and junky. The tide’s a bit high for the morning session too.

Saturday
2013-03-09 Sat 01:11 AM 1.03 feet Low Tide
2013-03-09 Sat 04:34 AM Moonrise
2013-03-09 Sat 06:12 AM Sunrise
2013-03-09 Sat 07:17 AM 5.74 feet High Tide
2013-03-09 Sat 01:55 PM -0.80 feet Low Tide
2013-03-09 Sat 04:07 PM Moonset
2013-03-09 Sat 05:57 PM Sunset
2013-03-09 Sat 08:12 PM 4.83 feet High Tide

The conditions are leaning toward poor with variable West winds in the 3-12 MPH range all day long. We’ll see an air temp of 60 degrees on the sand.
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By Sunday morning we’ll be left with knee to waist high surf at the better spots. There will, however, be some small, fresh, long interval swell filling in late in the day.

Sunday
2013-03-10 Sun 01:56 AM 0.60 feet Low Tide
2013-03-10 Sun 06:12 AM Moonrise
2013-03-10 Sun 07:10 AM Sunrise
2013-03-10 Sun 09:01 AM 5.69 feet High Tide
2013-03-10 Sun 03:29 PM -0.64 feet Low Tide
2013-03-10 Sun 06:11 PM Moonset
2013-03-10 Sun 06:58 PM Sunset
2013-03-10 Sun 09:43 PM 5.09 feet High Tide

The conditions should turn around as a weak high pressure system moves in. We’ll see NNE winds in the 2-7 MPH range until 11AM and 10-12 MPH West winds in the afternoon. We’ll see an air temp of 66 degrees.
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On Monday morning we’ll see that small, long interval swell dish up waist to chest high sets for the better West facing breaks. The conditions look good for the morning, but there’s a high tide of 5.63 right around 6:30AM.

Monday
2013-03-11 Mon 03:38 AM 0.29 feet Low Tide
2013-03-11 Mon 06:47 AM Moonrise
2013-03-11 Mon 07:09 AM Sunrise
2013-03-11 Mon 09:43 AM 5.47 feet High Tide
2013-03-11 Mon 12:54 PM New Moon
2013-03-11 Mon 04:01 PM -0.36 feet Low Tide
2013-03-11 Mon 06:58 PM Sunset
2013-03-11 Mon 07:13 PM Moonset
2013-03-11 Mon 10:13 PM 5.26 feet High Tide

The conditions look good early with 6-8 MPH winds out of the NNE until 11AM and West winds in the 9-13 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp will jump up to 69 degrees.
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On Tuesday morning there is no swell of significance to report. The top spots will wallow in the knee to waist high zone.

Tuesday
2013-03-12 Tue 04:18 AM 0.13 feet Low Tide
2013-03-12 Tue 07:08 AM Sunrise
2013-03-12 Tue 07:22 AM Moonrise
2013-03-12 Tue 10:24 AM 5.11 feet High Tide
2013-03-12 Tue 04:31 PM 0.03 feet Low Tide
2013-03-12 Tue 06:59 PM Sunset
2013-03-12 Tue 08:14 PM Moonset
2013-03-12 Tue 10:43 PM 5.31 feet High Tide

The conditions look to be pretty good again early with 3-6 MPH NNE winds until 11AM and mild West winds up to 12 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp will remain a comfortable 69 degrees.
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The current water temps are as follows – Newport 56 degrees, Huntington 57 degrees, the South Bay showed as 58 degrees, Santa Monica 58 degrees and Malibu 56 degrees.
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I’ll be back on Sunday with the next update.
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