SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 4-2-17
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For Monday morning we’ll see peaking, NW ground swell surf, with the best West facing beaches dishing up OH to WOH, (Well Over Head), sets from that same 285-295 degree angle, (with 16-18 second intervals).
Looks like NW wind swell will be in play too with 8-10 second intervals from that same steep angle of 310 degrees.
We’ll also see some Southern hemi background swell with 16 second intervals from a 200 degree angle.
Overall it will be a wave bonanza so shop around to see what’s working. There’s a super low tide in the AM and Spring Break is in the air for many schools. Should be an interesting morning.
2017-04-03 Mon 01:34 AM Moonset
2017-04-03 Mon 02:46 AM 4.86 feet High Tide
2017-04-03 Mon 06:38 AM Sunrise
2017-04-03 Mon 10:30 AM 0.03 feet Low Tide
2017-04-03 Mon 11:40 AM First Quarter
2017-04-03 Mon 12:13 PM Moonrise
2017-04-03 Mon 05:39 PM 3.43 feet High Tide
2017-04-03 Mon 07:16 PM Sunset
2017-04-03 Mon 10:11 PM 2.50 feet Low Tide
The conditions look fair with S/SSE/SE winds in the 3-7 MPH range until noon and 8-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 61 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see a little dip in size, but there will be plenty of head high to OH peaks for the top West facing beaches as the intervals for that ground swell drop off to 14-16 seconds and the wind swell remains in play for the exposed West facing breaks.
NW wind swell and SW ground swell will continue to contribute so we anticipate another good day of combo swell up and down the coast.
2017-04-04 Tue 02:29 AM Moonset
2017-04-04 Tue 04:16 AM 4.70 feet High Tide
2017-04-04 Tue 06:36 AM Sunrise
2017-04-04 Tue 11:47 AM -0.11 feet Low Tide
2017-04-04 Tue 01:13 PM Moonrise
2017-04-04 Tue 06:45 PM 3.82 feet High Tide
2017-04-04 Tue 07:17 PM Sunset
2017-04-04 Tue 11:48 PM 2.23 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be decent again with variable winds in the 1-4 MPH range until noon and 7-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 64 degrees.
For Wednesday morning we’ll see that NW ground swell continue to fade and drop down to a mere waist to chest high and become less consistent. We will however see some fresh SW energy fill in later in the day from 200 degrees with 15-17 second intervals. While not a real chest thumping swell it will have a little pop to it and the most exposed South facing breaks should see some fun sets in the afternoon.
2017-04-05 Wed 03:17 AM Moonset
2017-04-05 Wed 05:40 AM 4.75 feet High Tide
2017-04-05 Wed 06:35 AM Sunrise
2017-04-05 Wed 12:47 PM -0.26 feet Low Tide
2017-04-05 Wed 02:14 PM Moonrise
2017-04-05 Wed 07:18 PM Sunset
2017-04-05 Wed 07:30 PM 4.21 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with variable winds in the 1-4 MPH range until noon and 7-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp climbs back up to 67 degrees.
For Thursday morning we’ll be see some new, NW, medium interval swell fill in through the day and produce chest high plus surf for the better West facing breaks.
The SW energy, I mentioned from Wednesday, will peak and dole out chest high plus sets for any spot that has a peek at the SW and shoulder high plus waves at the top spots in the OC and San O’ areas.
2017-04-06 Thu 12:55 AM 1.75 feet Low Tide
2017-04-06 Thu 04:01 AM Moonset
2017-04-06 Thu 06:34 AM Sunrise
2017-04-06 Thu 06:47 AM 4.88 feet High Tide
2017-04-06 Thu 01:34 PM -0.32 feet Low Tide
2017-04-06 Thu 03:14 PM Moonrise
2017-04-06 Thu 07:18 PM Sunset
2017-04-06 Thu 08:06 PM 4.54 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay with variable breezes in the 1-4 MPH range until noon and 9-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 67 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 55, Santa Monica 58, Hermosa 61, Huntington 58 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 Monday with latest scoop!
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