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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 5-15-13
Thursday morning looks to see more of the same with continued, steeply angled, 8-10 second wind swell from a 300-310 degree angle. Top spots will be in the waist to chest high range, with infrequent sets out of the SW.
2013-05-16 Thu 12:17 AM Moonset
2013-05-16 Thu 01:02 AM 4.24 feet High Tide
2013-05-16 Thu 05:51 AM Sunrise
2013-05-16 Thu 08:48 AM 0.63 feet Low Tide
2013-05-16 Thu 11:24 AM Moonrise
2013-05-16 Thu 04:22 PM 3.49 feet High Tide
2013-05-16 Thu 07:49 PM Sunset
2013-05-16 Thu 08:52 PM 2.91 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be okay with variable breezes out of the SE/SSE in the 2-6 MPH range until 10AM and 8-10 MPH out of the West until sundown. The air temp will get up to 67 degrees.
Friday morning looks to be weak with a mix of waist high plus wind swell and knee to waist high sets for the best South facing beaches.
2013-05-17 Fri 12:52 AM Moonset
2013-05-17 Fri 02:10 AM 3.86 feet High Tide
2013-05-17 Fri 05:50 AM Sunrise
2013-05-17 Fri 09:44 AM 0.80 feet Low Tide
2013-05-17 Fri 12:20 PM Moonrise
2013-05-17 Fri 05:10 PM 3.78 feet High Tide
2013-05-17 Fri 07:50 PM Sunset
2013-05-17 Fri 09:36 PM First Quarter
2013-05-17 Fri 10:37 PM 2.62 feet Low Tide
The conditions look fair with variable breezes out of the S/SE, in the 2-4 MPH range until 10AM and 12-15 MPH out of the SW until sundown. The air temp will get up to 67 degrees.
For Saturday morning starts off small as well with leftover knee to waist high, NW wind swell for the best West facing beaches. The better news is that some fresh, long interval SW energy will start to show in the late afternoon/early evening and should be good for chest to shoulder high sets by Sunday morning.
2013-05-18 Sat 01:26 AM Moonset
2013-05-18 Sat 03:40 AM 3.58 feet High Tide
2013-05-18 Sat 05:50 AM Sunrise
2013-05-18 Sat 10:38 AM 0.93 feet Low Tide
2013-05-18 Sat 01:17 PM Moonrise
2013-05-18 Sat 05:45 PM 4.15 feet High Tide
2013-05-18 Sat 07:51 PM Sunset
2013-05-18 Sat 11:51 PM 2.08 feet Low Tide
The conditions look fair with variable breezes out of the SE, in the 2-6 MPH range until 10AM and 11-13 MPH out of the SW until sundown. The air temp will get up to 68 degrees.
For Sunday morning that SW swell should dish up chest high plus surf for any beach with a peek at the South and shoulder to head high plus sets for top spots in the OC and San O’ areas.
2013-05-19 Sun 01:59 AM Moonset
2013-05-19 Sun 05:08 AM 3.50 feet High Tide
2013-05-19 Sun 05:49 AM Sunrise
2013-05-19 Sun 11:26 AM 1.02 feet Low Tide
2013-05-19 Sun 02:15 PM Moonrise
2013-05-19 Sun 06:16 PM 4.59 feet High Tide
2013-05-19 Sun 07:51 PM Sunset
The conditions look pretty good with light breezes out of the East, in the 2-4 MPH range until 10AM and 13-16 MPH out of the SW until sundown. The air temp will get up to 73 degrees.
The current water temps are as follows – Newport 65 degrees, Huntington 69 degrees, the South Bay showed as 67 degrees, Santa Monica 66 degrees and Malibu 62 degrees.
I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update.