_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 8-15-17
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

If you are having problems getting the streams please try using the “Chrome Browser” for all devices, (including Android). Click here for troubleshooting tips! Or feel free to email us for technical support contact us
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Good news! The SWELLMAGNET APP is up and running and we moved the website to a new high end server which has made the data load lightning fast. If you haven’t downloaded the APP just type in swellmagnet.com in the App store! It’s 100% FREE! If you have any issues with the APP or the site itself please take a second to let us know. We hope to have everything fine tuned ASAP! contact us
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Hurricane Watch No organized tropical systems are currently across the eastern Pacific basin, but we are watching a couple of tropical waves.
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Wednesday morning looks like more of the same for the morning as that steep South swell holds in the AM with chest to shoulder high surf for spots that are receptive from that 170-180 degree angle.

Wednesday
2017-08-16 Wed 01:06 AM Moonrise
2017-08-16 Wed 06:15 AM 3.41 feet High Tide
2017-08-16 Wed 06:16 AM Sunrise
2017-08-16 Wed 10:51 AM 2.31 feet Low Tide
2017-08-16 Wed 03:17 PM Moonset
2017-08-16 Wed 05:29 PM 5.74 feet High Tide
2017-08-16 Wed 07:39 PM Sunset

The conditions look okay with variable breezes in the 2-5 MPH zone until noon and 8-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 71 degrees.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

For Thursday morning the intervals will drop to 15 seconds as the size and consistency dips even more but the exposed spots should dish up inconsistent waist to chest high sets in the AM and back off later in the day.

Thursday
2017-08-17 Thu 12:56 AM 0.16 feet Low Tide
2017-08-17 Thu 01:59 AM Moonrise
2017-08-17 Thu 06:17 AM Sunrise
2017-08-17 Thu 07:25 AM 3.73 feet High Tide
2017-08-17 Thu 12:06 PM 2.26 feet Low Tide
2017-08-17 Thu 04:19 PM Moonset
2017-08-17 Thu 06:30 PM 6.13 feet High Tide
2017-08-17 Thu 07:37 PM Sunset

The conditionslook okay early with variable winds in the 2-5 MPH zone until noon and 9-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Friday morning will start of slow with some fresh SW energy slowly builds in throughout the day. This swell will have a bit more West in it rolling in from a 200 degree angle with 16+ second intervals. The better South facing breaks should somefun waist to chest high sets once the swell fills in.

Friday
2017-08-18 Fri 01:48 AM -0.37 feet Low Tide
2017-08-18 Fri 02:57 AM Moonrise
2017-08-18 Fri 06:17 AM Sunrise
2017-08-18 Fri 08:15 AM 4.09 feet High Tide
2017-08-18 Fri 01:08 PM 2.04 feet Low Tide
2017-08-18 Fri 05:19 PM Moonset
2017-08-18 Fri 07:24 PM 6.47 feet High Tide
2017-08-18 Fri 07:36 PM Sunset

The conditions look pretty good early with onshore winds in the 2-4 MPH zone until 10AM and 5-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 71 degrees.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Saturday morning should be a bit better as that SW swell hits stride with chest high + sets for the top South facing beaches. The swell angle will remain 200 degrees with 14-16 second intervals.

Saturday
2017-08-19 Sat 02:33 AM -0.73 feet Low Tide
2017-08-19 Sat 03:59 AM Moonrise
2017-08-19 Sat 06:18 AM Sunrise
2017-08-19 Sat 08:58 AM 4.41 feet High Tide
2017-08-19 Sat 02:02 PM 1.75 feet Low Tide
2017-08-19 Sat 06:12 PM Moonset
2017-08-19 Sat 07:35 PM Sunset
2017-08-19 Sat 08:14 PM 6.69 feet High Tide

The conditions look to be fair with variable winds in the 2-4 MPH zone until 10AM and 6-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 71 degrees.
______________________________________________________________________________________________________

By Sunday morning that swell will begin to back off but should still kick down waist to chest high sets for the better South facing breaks. The swell angle will remain around 200 degrees and the intervals will drop off to 14 seconds.

Sunday
2017-08-20 Sun 03:14 AM -0.90 feet Low Tide
2017-08-20 Sun 05:05 AM Moonrise
2017-08-20 Sun 06:19 AM Sunrise
2017-08-20 Sun 09:36 AM 4.69 feet High Tide
2017-08-20 Sun 02:50 PM 1.48 feet Low Tide
2017-08-20 Sun 07:01 PM Moonset
2017-08-20 Sun 07:34 PM Sunset
2017-08-20 Sun 09:00 PM 6.73 feet High Tide

The conditions look to be fair with variable winds in the 2-4 MPH zone until 10AM and 6-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 67, Santa Monica 67, Hermosa 73, Huntington 70 and Newport 71 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’ll be back on Thursday with the latest scoop!
______________________________________________________________________________________________________

ABOUT THE SWELLMAGNET FORECAST – One of the most exciting–and yet most challenging–aspects of surfing is the sheer variety of waves and weather conditions that affect the entire surfing experience. Any surfer who is interested in going beyond the most basic level of surfing will have to develop the ability to interpret waves and environmental conditions. This is important for ensuring both a safe and enjoyable experience.

The main difficulty lies in predicting how exactly the ocean and the environment will behave at any given time. One day, you could be riding four-footers all day and the next, you might be facing a glasslike surface with nary a ripple. Conditions can change drastically from day-to-day and even within the space of a couple of hours. To avoid wasted time and unproductive trips to the surf, it is essential to have access to reliable information on surf conditions.

Sites such as Swellmagnet.com offer up-to-the-minute surf reports that are essential to all California surfers. The company relies on an extensive network of surf cams and surf experts in order to monitor the precise surf conditions on any given day. All information is collated and analyzed by qualified surf specialists, with the resulting data being provided to the public via the Swellmagnet site.

Swellmagnet provides some of the best surf reports in the industry, with accurate and verifiable results gathered via an innovative system of surf condition monitors and detectors. Expert surf analysis is provided by the company’s team of highly experienced specialists, each with long years of experience monitoring and actually experiencing the full range of surf conditions. This combination of state-of-the-art technology and extensive practical experience ensures the highest quality and most accurate surf reports available.

For surfers who wish to take full advantage of the best that the California coast has to offer, the services provided by Swellmagnet are essential.






Notice: ob_end_flush(): failed to send buffer of zlib output compression (0) in /home/swellmagnet/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 5107