SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 4-3-18
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For Wednesday morning we’ll see a little bump in size as some fresh South swell will be in play for the AM. This energy will roll in from a fairly steep angle of 180-185 degrees with stout 16-17 second intervals. Due to the steep nature of the swell the waves will be very discriminating and only visit the exposed South facing beaches like the OC and San O’ areas. Definitely not pumping, (chest high sets), but there should be a little something to sink your teeth into.
2018-04-04 Wed 06:37 AM Sunrise
2018-04-04 Wed 06:52 AM 0.32 feet Low Tide
2018-04-04 Wed 09:31 AM Moonset
2018-04-04 Wed 01:08 PM 3.34 feet High Tide
2018-04-04 Wed 06:04 PM 1.94 feet Low Tide
2018-04-04 Wed 07:17 PM Sunset
2018-04-04 Wed 11:35 PM Moonrise
The conditions look decent with variable 1-3 MPH breezes until noon and 6-9 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 63 degrees and once again there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Thursday morning we’ll see continued sets from the aforementioned swell. The motherlode of surf will get into only the most exposed South facing beaches, ie OC and San O’ areas – with 14-15 second intervals from that same 180-185 degree angle. Sets should hover around the chest high + range throughout the day.
2018-04-05 Thu 12:27 AM 4.70 feet High Tide
2018-04-05 Thu 06:35 AM Sunrise
2018-04-05 Thu 07:50 AM 0.60 feet Low Tide
2018-04-05 Thu 10:12 AM Moonset
2018-04-05 Thu 02:25 PM 2.94 feet High Tide
2018-04-05 Thu 06:30 PM 2.40 feet Low Tide
2018-04-05 Thu 07:17 PM Sunset
The conditions look pretty good with variable 1-4 MPH breezes until noon and 5-7 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 62 degrees and once again there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Friday morning we’ll see that Southerly energy back down further leaving the top spots in the waist to possible chest high range from 180-185 degrees and 14 second intervals.
2018-04-06 Fri 12:29 AM Moonrise
2018-04-06 Fri 01:07 AM 4.35 feet High Tide
2018-04-06 Fri 06:34 AM Sunrise
2018-04-06 Fri 09:05 AM 0.81 feet Low Tide
2018-04-06 Fri 10:56 AM Moonset
2018-04-06 Fri 04:51 PM 2.85 feet High Tide
2018-04-06 Fri 07:02 PM 2.80 feet Low Tide
2018-04-06 Fri 07:18 PM Sunset
The conditions look fair with 1-3 MPH breezes out of the SE/SSE until 10AM and 6-12 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 668 degrees and once again there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Saturday morning we’ll see continued sets from the aforementioned swell. The motherlode of surf will get into only the most exposed South facing beaches, ie OC and San O’ areas – with 16 second intervals from that same 185 degree angle.
2018-04-07 Sat 01:20 AM Moonrise
2018-04-07 Sat 02:07 AM 4.02 feet High Tide
2018-04-07 Sat 06:33 AM Sunrise
2018-04-07 Sat 10:35 AM 0.84 feet Low Tide
2018-04-07 Sat 11:43 AM Moonset
2018-04-07 Sat 06:55 PM 3.14 feet High Tide
2018-04-07 Sat 07:19 PM Sunset
2018-04-07 Sat 09:48 PM 3.04 feet Low Tide
The conditions look a little iffy with onshore, 4-6 MPH breezes all day long. The air temp tops out at 68 degrees and once again there’s a 50% chance of rain.
For Sunday morning we’re hoping see some fresh NW wind swell roll in from a liberal angle of 280-285 degrees and short 8-10 second intervals. Receptive beaches should see at lease waist to chest high peaks, (and it could even be bigger).
2018-04-08 Sun 12:21 AM Last Quarter
2018-04-08 Sun 02:07 AM Moonrise
2018-04-08 Sun 03:46 AM 3.83 feet High Tide
2018-04-08 Sun 06:31 AM Sunrise
2018-04-08 Sun 11:50 AM 0.69 feet Low Tide
2018-04-08 Sun 12:33 PM Moonset
2018-04-08 Sun 07:20 PM Sunset
2018-04-08 Sun 07:21 PM 3.44 feet High Tide
2018-04-08 Sun 11:54 PM 2.82 feet Low Tide
The conditions look good early with variable 1-3 MPH breezes until 10AM and 7-9 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 68 degrees and once again there’s a 10% chance of rain.
Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 56, Santa Monica 58, South Bay 58, Huntington 56, Newport 58
I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update!
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