SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 8-18-17
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Hurricane Watch There are currently no organized tropical systems across the eastern Pacific basin, but we are watching an area of low pressure currently centered 600 miles to the south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico.
Saturday morning should be a bit better as that SW swell hits stride with chest high to shoulder + sets for the top South facing beaches. The swell angle will remain 200-205 degrees with 14-16 second intervals.
The NW wind swell will peak with waist high + peaks and 10-12 second intervals from that same 305-310 degree angle.
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 the dominant SW 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 200-205 degrees and the intervals will drop off to 14 seconds.
The NW wind swell will remain in the equation with waist high peaks with 10 second intervals from that same 305-310 degree angle.
The tide’s a little high around 9:30 which will likely slow down the smallish surf a hair.
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.
Monday morning looks pretty slow with as the last of the SW energy coughing up intermittent waist high sets and small background, NW wind swell fills in the gaps. It looks pretty slow but there is a decent little tide us through the morning.
2017-08-21 Mon 03:53 AM -0.88 feet Low Tide
2017-08-21 Mon 06:10 AM Moonrise
2017-08-21 Mon 06:20 AM Sunrise
2017-08-21 Mon 10:12 AM 4.90 feet High Tide
2017-08-21 Mon 11:31 AM New Moon
2017-08-21 Mon 03:36 PM 1.28 feet Low Tide
2017-08-21 Mon 07:33 PM Sunset
2017-08-21 Mon 07:44 PM Moonset
2017-08-21 Mon 09:44 PM 6.57 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay with variable SOutherly breezes in the 2-5 MPH zone until noon and 7-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 71 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we head back into the doldrums of flatness with just small, knee to maybe waist high background swell up and down the coast.
2017-08-22 Tue 04:30 AM -0.66 feet Low Tide
2017-08-22 Tue 06:20 AM Sunrise
2017-08-22 Tue 07:15 AM Moonrise
2017-08-22 Tue 10:49 AM 5.03 feet High Tide
2017-08-22 Tue 04:22 PM 1.18 feet Low Tide
2017-08-22 Tue 07:32 PM Sunset
2017-08-22 Tue 08:23 PM Moonset
2017-08-22 Tue 10:28 PM 6.21 feet High Tide
The conditionslook okay with variable winds in the 3-4 MPH zone until 10AM and 6-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 72 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 65, Santa Monica 70, Hermosa 72, Huntington 69 and Newport 73 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 Sunday with the latest scoop!
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