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For Wednesday morning we’ll see more NW energy enter the fray, and based on todays wave models there should be some waist to chest high surf early and that will pick up steam later in the day and hit the shoulder high + mark at some point in the afternoon, (285-300 degrees with 8-12 second intervals).

2018-04-11 Wed 01:26 AM 1.96 feet Low Tide
2018-04-11 Wed 04:09 AM Moonrise
2018-04-11 Wed 06:28 AM Sunrise
2018-04-11 Wed 07:11 AM 4.40 feet High Tide
2018-04-11 Wed 01:50 PM 0.17 feet Low Tide
2018-04-11 Wed 03:17 PM Moonset
2018-04-11 Wed 07:22 PM Sunset
2018-04-11 Wed 08:18 PM 4.26 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair early with variable 1-4 MPH breezes until 10AM and 7-14 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp plummets to 66 degrees.

For Thursday morning it looks like we’ll be victimized by onshore winds right out of the gate but solid NW energy will roll in all day.

The new energy moves in from a 290-300 degree angle with 15-16 second intervals. The surf should be Head high to OH at the top West facing beaches but the sea surface will likely be trashed all day long.

2018-04-12 Thu 01:59 AM 1.48 feet Low Tide
2018-04-12 Thu 04:45 AM Moonrise
2018-04-12 Thu 06:26 AM Sunrise
2018-04-12 Thu 07:51 AM 4.62 feet High Tide
2018-04-12 Thu 02:19 PM 0.10 feet Low Tide
2018-04-12 Thu 04:14 PM Moonset
2018-04-12 Thu 07:23 PM Sunset
2018-04-12 Thu 08:38 PM 4.57 feet High Tide

The conditions look awful with 10-15 MPH breezes right off the bat and those increase up into 16-21 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops holds at 66 degrees.

For Friday the 13th that NW wind ground swell will peak with head high to OH sets, (for the top West facing beaches), from that same 290-300 degrees with 14-15 second intervals. If the sea surface can clean up through the night it might be really good. Definitely worth a look!

2018-04-13 Fri 02:31 AM 1.00 feet Low Tide
2018-04-13 Fri 05:19 AM Moonrise
2018-04-13 Fri 06:25 AM Sunrise
2018-04-13 Fri 08:29 AM 4.78 feet High Tide
2018-04-13 Fri 02:46 PM 0.10 feet Low Tide
2018-04-13 Fri 05:13 PM Moonset
2018-04-13 Fri 07:23 PM Sunset
2018-04-13 Fri 09:01 PM 4.90 feet High Tide

The conditions may clean up with 4-10 MPH breezes out of the N/NNE until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 7-14 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp jumps back up to 70 degrees.

For Saturday morning the NW wind swell will remain the featured energy with shoulder to head high + peaks, (OH for the better West facing beaches). The angle will shift more out of the North at 295-300 degrees with 11-13 second intervals.

2018-04-14 Sat 03:04 AM 0.53 feet Low Tide
2018-04-14 Sat 05:53 AM Moonrise
2018-04-14 Sat 06:24 AM Sunrise
2018-04-14 Sat 09:07 AM 4.83 feet High Tide
2018-04-14 Sat 03:13 PM 0.20 feet Low Tide
2018-04-14 Sat 06:13 PM Moonset
2018-04-14 Sat 07:24 PM Sunset
2018-04-14 Sat 09:25 PM 5.22 feet High Tide

The conditions look pretty good with N/NNE breezes in the 2-7 MPH zone until noon and 7-13 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to a toasty 77 degrees.

For Sunday morning all swell will be fade throughout the day, but there should be a little meat left on the bone in the form of chest high plus surf out of the NW for the better West facing breaks.

2018-04-15 Sun 03:40 AM 0.11 feet Low Tide
2018-04-15 Sun 06:22 AM Sunrise
2018-04-15 Sun 06:28 AM Moonrise
2018-04-15 Sun 09:46 AM 4.77 feet High Tide
2018-04-15 Sun 03:42 PM 0.38 feet Low Tide
2018-04-15 Sun 06:59 PM New Moon
2018-04-15 Sun 07:16 PM Moonset
2018-04-15 Sun 07:25 PM Sunset
2018-04-15 Sun 09:52 PM 5.49 feet High Tide

The conditions look good early with variable 0-2 MPH breezes until 10AM and 4-12 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips down to 70 degrees.

Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 56, Santa Monica 60, South Bay 60, Huntington 59, Newport 62

I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update!

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