This is definitely not the South Bay… Kandui surf resort in Indonesia last week!
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 4-23-13
By Wednesday morning the South swell will begin a slow, methodical fade as the surf becomes smaller and less consistent through the day and in Thursday. The top breaks should still see some fun chest high plus sets.
2013-04-24 Wed 03:06 AM -0.31 feet Low Tide
2013-04-24 Wed 05:15 AM Moonset
2013-04-24 Wed 06:11 AM Sunrise
2013-04-24 Wed 09:13 AM 4.48 feet High Tide
2013-04-24 Wed 02:50 PM 0.74 feet Low Tide
2013-04-24 Wed 06:41 PM Moonrise
2013-04-24 Wed 07:32 PM Sunset
2013-04-24 Wed 09:05 PM 5.95 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay again with light and variable breezes out of the SE/SSE in the 3-6 MPH zone until 11AM and those will get up to 10-12 MPH for the afternoon. The air temp will top out at 62 degrees.
On Thursday morning the South swell will continue to back down but cough up waist high plus, inconsistent sets for the most exposed South facing breaks.
2013-04-25 Thu 03:48 AM -0.78 feet Low Tide
2013-04-25 Thu 05:57 AM Moonset
2013-04-25 Thu 06:10 AM Sunrise
2013-04-25 Thu 09:59 AM 4.42 feet High Tide
2013-04-25 Thu 12:59 PM Full Moon
2013-04-25 Thu 03:25 PM 0.92 feet Low Tide
2013-04-25 Thu 07:33 PM Sunset
2013-04-25 Thu 07:49 PM Moonrise
2013-04-25 Thu 09:39 PM 6.23 feet High Tide
The conditions look reasonable with variable breezes in the 1-6 MPH zone until 11AM and those increase into the 10-12 MPH zone out of the West for the afternoon. The air temp will top out at 61 degrees.
Friday morning will be smaller and less consistent with sporadic waist high sets out of the S/SW for the best South facing breaks.
2013-04-26 Fri 04:31 AM -1.08 feet Low Tide
2013-04-26 Fri 06:09 AM Sunrise
2013-04-26 Fri 06:43 AM Moonset
2013-04-26 Fri 10:47 AM 4.27 feet High Tide
2013-04-26 Fri 04:02 PM 1.16 feet Low Tide
2013-04-26 Fri 07:33 PM Sunset
2013-04-26 Fri 08:58 PM Moonrise
2013-04-26 Fri 10:17 PM 6.34 feet High Tide
The conditions look reasonable with an onshore flow with breezes out of the West in the 2-5 MPH zone until 10AM and those will get up to the 8-13 MPH zone out of the West for the afternoon. The air temp will top out at 64 degrees.
For Saturday morning we will see knee to waist high surf most everywhere with occasional sets out of the S/SW.
2013-04-27 Sat 05:19 AM -1.18 feet Low Tide
2013-04-27 Sat 06:08 AM Sunrise
2013-04-27 Sat 07:36 AM Moonset
2013-04-27 Sat 11:40 AM 4.04 feet High Tide
2013-04-27 Sat 04:42 PM 1.46 feet Low Tide
2013-04-27 Sat 07:34 PM Sunset
2013-04-27 Sat 10:04 PM Moonrise
2013-04-27 Sat 11:00 PM 6.26 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with light and variable breezes in the 1-2 MPH zone until 10AM and those will get up to the 11-13 MPH zone out of the West for the afternoon. The air temp will top out at 68 degrees.
Sunday morning looks pretty weak with small background swell out of the NW and sporadic blips of energy out of the South and South West.
2013-04-28 Sun 06:07 AM Sunrise
2013-04-28 Sun 06:10 AM -1.09 feet Low Tide
2013-04-28 Sun 08:34 AM Moonset
2013-04-28 Sun 12:38 PM 3.80 feet High Tide
2013-04-28 Sun 05:28 PM 1.79 feet Low Tide
2013-04-28 Sun 07:35 PM Sunset
2013-04-28 Sun 11:06 PM Moonrise
2013-04-28 Sun 11:47 PM 5.98 feet High Tide
The conditions look good with E/SE breezes in the 3-4 MPH zone until 10AM and those will get up to the 10-12 MPH zone out of the West for the afternoon. The air temp will top out at 66 degrees.
The current water temps are as follows – Newport 69 degrees, Huntington 61 degrees, the South Bay showed as 62 degrees, Santa Monica 60 degrees and Malibu 58 degrees.
I’ll be back on Wednesday with the latest scoop!