SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 4-4-17
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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 chest high + 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 tops out at 65 degrees.
For Thursday morning we’ll be seeing 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 mild 4-8 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 64 degrees.
For Friday morning we’ll see a combo of medium interval, (12-13 seconds) out of the NW from a steep 300-305 degree angle and some Southern hemi energy with 14-16 second intervals from a 195-200 degree angle. Both the West and SW facing beaches should dish up chest high sets with an occasional larger wave rolling through at the top spots.
2017-04-07 Fri 01:47 AM 1.25 feet Low Tide
2017-04-07 Fri 04:40 AM Moonset
2017-04-07 Fri 06:32 AM Sunrise
2017-04-07 Fri 07:40 AM 4.98 feet High Tide
2017-04-07 Fri 02:13 PM -0.27 feet Low Tide
2017-04-07 Fri 04:13 PM Moonrise
2017-04-07 Fri 07:19 PM Sunset
2017-04-07 Fri 08:37 PM 4.82 feet High Tide
The conditions look iffy as some rain and wind work their way into the picture. Things start off pretty tame in the AM with variable winds in the 3-7 MPH range until noon and 8-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon and pick up steam into the evening. There’s a 60% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 60 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’re projected to see some new, NW Wind swell enter the fray with 10-12 second intervals from a Westerly 285-290 degree angle. The surf should get up into the shoulder high to OH zone for the better West facing breaks, but the conditions are leaning toward poor.
The SW energy will be on the fade but continue to produce waist to chest high sets in the AM and slowly fade throughout the day.
2017-04-08 Sat 02:29 AM 0.81 feet Low Tide
2017-04-08 Sat 05:17 AM Moonset
2017-04-08 Sat 06:31 AM Sunrise
2017-04-08 Sat 08:27 AM 4.99 feet High Tide
2017-04-08 Sat 02:47 PM -0.11 feet Low Tide
2017-04-08 Sat 05:12 PM Moonrise
2017-04-08 Sat 07:20 PM Sunset
2017-04-08 Sat 09:05 PM 5.02 feet High Tide
The conditions don’t look good based on todays wind model projections. We’re looking at 8-15 MPH winds right out of the gate and those will get up to as high as 25 MPH in some spots in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 60 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll see the NW wind swell continue to dish up head high to OH peaks for the top West facing beaches.
Some new SW energy will roll in from a 195-200 degree angle with 16-18 second intervals. The better SW facing spots should see some punchy waist to chest high sets throughout the day.
2017-04-09 Sun 03:07 AM 0.46 feet Low Tide
2017-04-09 Sun 05:51 AM Moonset
2017-04-09 Sun 06:30 AM Sunrise
2017-04-09 Sun 09:07 AM 4.90 feet High Tide
2017-04-09 Sun 03:16 PM 0.13 feet Low Tide
2017-04-09 Sun 06:09 PM Moonrise
2017-04-09 Sun 07:21 PM Sunset
2017-04-09 Sun 09:31 PM 5.16 feet High Tide
The conditions look a little suspect again, (but should be much cleaner than Saturday), with variable winds in the 2-7 MPH range until noon and 10-15 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 62 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 57, Santa Monica 59, Hermosa 59, Huntington 59 and Newport 61 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 next update!
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