SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 4-28-17
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Saturday morning looks like another decent day for waves. The NW Wind swell will remain the featured energy with chest high + peaks and few larger sets sneaking through and a new SW swell will start to show up later in the day with 18-20 second intervals from a liberal 200 degree angle. The SW swell will be inconsistent through the day as the “Scout Sets” roll in sporadically but it should be “Showtime” for Sunday morning!
The big news is that the winds switch to offshore!
* 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 wind are showing 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. Should be a stellar beach day!
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 head high to OH waves. Looks like it might be the money day for the points and reefs.
The tide’s a bit low early which could make things tough but there should be no shortage of swell!
Oh and that Santa Ana condition will continue to deliver the goods!
Minus tide again – 07:32 AM -0.71 feet Low Tide
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 9-11 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 79 degrees.
Monday morning looks like another good day for waves with a combo of fading NW wind swell, (7-9 second intervals from a 305-310 degree angle), and solid SW energy from a 200 degree angle. The South facing points and reefs should all be lit up, but the minus tide could penalize the “early bird”. The sea surface conditions should be forgiving until around noon, so sniff around and definitely check ALL THE CAMS! We need clicks to stay in biz and remain free!!!!
2017-05-01 Mon 12:24 AM Moonset
2017-05-01 Mon 01:10 AM 5.35 feet High Tide
2017-05-01 Mon 06:04 AM Sunrise
2017-05-01 Mon 08:42 AM -0.41 feet Low Tide
2017-05-01 Mon 11:05 AM Moonrise
2017-05-01 Mon 03:49 PM 3.64 feet High Tide
2017-05-01 Mon 07:38 PM Sunset
2017-05-01 Mon 08:23 PM 2.56 feet Low Tide
The conditions look fantastic again through the AM with variable breezes out of the East at 2-5 MPH until around 11AM and 7-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 70 degrees degrees.
For Tuesday morning the NW wind swell will hang around with waist high plus surf for the West facing breaks and that SW energy will start a slow fade but continue to dish up chest to shoulder high sets for the best South facing breaks in the AM.
Tide will remain a factor so plan accordingly!
2017-05-02 Tue 01:16 AM Moonset
2017-05-02 Tue 02:22 AM 4.84 feet High Tide
2017-05-02 Tue 06:03 AM Sunrise
2017-05-02 Tue 09:57 AM -0.18 feet Low Tide
2017-05-02 Tue 12:07 PM Moonrise
2017-05-02 Tue 05:10 PM 3.89 feet High Tide
2017-05-02 Tue 07:38 PM Sunset
2017-05-02 Tue 07:48 PM First Quarter
2017-05-02 Tue 10:11 PM 2.52 feet Low Tide
The conditions look great again with variable breezes out of the East in the 2-5 MPH range until 11 AM and 6-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 79 degrees.
* Lots of winds still so a little extra neoprene might not be a bad idea!
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 53, Santa Monica 57, Hermosa 59, Huntington 59 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 Sunday with a look into next weeks situation!
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