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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 4-24-13
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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.

Thursday
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.
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Friday morning will be smaller and less consistent with sporadic waist high sets out of the S/SW for the best South facing breaks.

Friday
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.
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For Saturday morning we will see knee to waist high surf most everywhere with occasional sets out of the S/SW.

Saturday
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.
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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.

Sunday
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.
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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.
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I’ll be back on Thursday with the latest scoop!
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