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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 should get into the head high zone 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 temperamental and although we’re leaning toward a pseudo Santa Ana condition the wind models continue to show onshore winds, (check out the model below). The air temp tops out at a toasty 73 degrees.


For Friday morning the NW swell will peak with head high plus surf for the exposed West facing breaks. Brutal winds are forecasted to accompany the surf so it could be ugly out there. We’ll also see inconsistent SW swell with 14 second intervals from that same 185-190 degrees.
* 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. A new SW swell will start to show up later in the day with 18-20 second intervals from a liberal 200 degree angle.

* 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 look great as of today the models with NE/NNE breezes at 6-15 until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 6-18 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 that new SW energy will continue to build in through the day. It’s a 3 foot, deep water swell with 16-18 second intervals from a 200 degree direction. That means that the sets will have some pop to them and the top spots should see OH waves. Looks like it might be the money day for the points and reefs. Tides a bit low early which could make things tough but there should be no shortage of swell!

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 2-6 MPH zone until noon and 10-14 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 79 degrees.

* Definitely cooled off today ao a little extra neoprene might not be a bad idea!

Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 55, Santa Monica 56, Hermosa 59, Huntington 60 and Newport 60 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 Thursday with the latest scoop!

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