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For Wednesday morning the NW swell will be on the fade but there will be plenty of solid surf in the chest to shoulder high zone with some larger waves mixing in at the top spots.

We will also see that Southern Hemi energy peak with chest high sets with 16 second intervals from 185-190 degrees. The South facing breaks should see some nice chest high sets rolling through and the spots in the OC and San O’ areas will have the most size and consistency.

* Nice tide push through the morning.

2017-04-26 Wed 03:59 AM -0.76 feet Low Tide
2017-04-26 Wed 05:18 AM New Moon
2017-04-26 Wed 06:09 AM Sunrise
2017-04-26 Wed 06:35 AM Moonrise
2017-04-26 Wed 10:11 AM 4.76 feet High Tide
2017-04-26 Wed 03:49 PM 0.57 feet Low Tide
2017-04-26 Wed 07:33 PM Sunset
2017-04-26 Wed 08:03 PM Moonset
2017-04-26 Wed 10:01 PM 6.25 feet High Tide

The conditions look to improve a bit, (but don’t expect it to truly clean up), with light and variable breezes in the 1-6 MPH range until noon and 9-12 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 74 degrees.

For Thursday morning we’ll see another round of NW energy pick up steam throughout the day. The morning should dish up chest high sets out of the NW, (6-8 second intervals from 310 degrees), and inconsistent waist to chest high sets out of the SW, (14 second intervals from a 185-190 degrees). The wave size will catapult into the head high to WOH zone, (Well OH) throughout the day.

* Nice tide push through the morning.

2017-04-27 Thu 04:45 AM -1.04 feet Low Tide
2017-04-27 Thu 06:08 AM Sunrise
2017-04-27 Thu 07:21 AM Moonrise
2017-04-27 Thu 11:02 AM 4.51 feet High Tide
2017-04-27 Thu 04:28 PM 0.93 feet Low Tide
2017-04-27 Thu 07:34 PM Sunset
2017-04-27 Thu 09:13 PM Moonset
2017-04-27 Thu 10:40 PM 6.31 feet High Tide

The conditions look like they might be okay early with variable 1-5 MPH breezes out of the West until 10AM and then crank up to 7-16 MPH onshore in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at a toasty 73 degrees.

For Friday morning the NW swell will peak with head high to WOH surf for the exposed West facing breaks. Brutal winds are forecasted to accompany the surf so it could be ugly out there. Stay tuned.

* Nice tide push through the morning.

2017-04-28 Fri 05:35 AM -1.11 feet Low Tide
2017-04-28 Fri 06:07 AM Sunrise
2017-04-28 Fri 08:11 AM Moonrise
2017-04-28 Fri 11:58 AM 4.18 feet High Tide
2017-04-28 Fri 05:09 PM 1.36 feet Low Tide
2017-04-28 Fri 07:35 PM Sunset
2017-04-28 Fri 10:21 PM Moonset
2017-04-28 Fri 11:23 PM 6.17 feet High Tide

The conditions look sketchy with a high pressure like warm up in air temperature but stiff onshore winds all day long. The air temp tops out at 79 degrees.


For Saturday morning looks like another decent day for waves. NW Wind swell will remain the featured energy with chest to shoulder high peaks and few larger sets sneaking through.

* MINUS tide early – 06:30 AM -0.98 feet Low Tide

2017-04-29 Sat 06:06 AM Sunrise
2017-04-29 Sat 06:30 AM -0.98 feet Low Tide
2017-04-29 Sat 09:05 AM Moonrise
2017-04-29 Sat 01:02 PM 3.84 feet High Tide
2017-04-29 Sat 05:57 PM 1.82 feet Low Tide
2017-04-29 Sat 07:36 PM Sunset
2017-04-29 Sat 11:25 PM Moonset

The conditions could go either way but as of today the models are delivering an iffy tale with N/NNE breezes at 3-14 until noon and 8-15 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp climbs up to 80 degrees on the sand.

For Sunday morning we’ll see leftover NW wind swell in the waist to chest high + zone and some new SW energy will slowly build in through the day. We can expect sporadic chest sets at the top South facing break early and the consistency should increase throughout the day.

2017-04-30 Sun 12:12 AM 5.83 feet High Tide
2017-04-30 Sun 06:05 AM Sunrise
2017-04-30 Sun 07:32 AM -0.71 feet Low Tide
2017-04-30 Sun 10:04 AM Moonrise
2017-04-30 Sun 02:20 PM 3.62 feet High Tide
2017-04-30 Sun 06:57 PM 2.26 feet Low Tide
2017-04-30 Sun 07:37 PM Sunset

The conditions look good early with variable winds out of the East in the 2-3 MPH zone and 6-14 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 82 degrees.

* Be advised that with all of this wind we could see some dramatic drops in water temps so don’t tuck those booties away just yet!

Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 55, Santa Monica 63, Hermosa 63, Huntington 60 and Newport 62 degrees. Click the tides tab on the widget below for updated water temps or if you’re on a mobile device just scroll down!

I will be back on Wednesday with the latest scoop!

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