SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED – 12-11-17
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Wednesday morning looks pretty solid with a slight uptick in the NW energy. The top West facing beaches should see chest to head high sets through the morning hours with larger OH + waves at the top deepwater spots.
The SW energy will remain in the mix as well with waist high sets from that same 200 + degree angle but only be visually apparent at the South facing beaches.
2017-12-13 Wed 02:34 AM Moonrise
2017-12-13 Wed 06:06 AM 5.57 feet High Tide
2017-12-13 Wed 06:50 AM Sunrise
2017-12-13 Wed 12:55 PM 0.52 feet Low Tide
2017-12-13 Wed 02:14 PM Moonset
2017-12-13 Wed 04:45 PM Sunset
2017-12-13 Wed 06:55 PM 3.77 feet High Tide
The conditions look excellent again with more NE/NNE winds in the 2-7 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and light 2-5 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 77 degrees.
For Thursday morning that energy will drop off a hair but continue to cough up some decent sized waves. We’re anticipating surf in the chest to shoulder high zone for the better West facing breaks, with a few larger straggler sets at the top spots.
High tide right around first light.
2017-12-14 Thu 12:12 AM 1.55 feet Low Tide
2017-12-14 Thu 03:30 AM Moonrise
2017-12-14 Thu 06:38 AM 5.74 feet High Tide
2017-12-14 Thu 06:51 AM Sunrise
2017-12-14 Thu 01:35 PM 0.12 feet Low Tide
2017-12-14 Thu 02:48 PM Moonset
2017-12-14 Thu 04:46 PM Sunset
2017-12-14 Thu 07:44 PM 3.80 feet High Tide
The conditions should be great again with variable winds out of the East in the 2-5 MPH range all day long, (stronger below the passes and canyons). The air temp dips to 72 degrees.
For Friday morning things will start off on the slow side with a high tide and dropping swell… but fear not… we’ll see yet another pulse out of the NW with shoulder to head high sets for the better West facing breaks, (OH waves as the swell fills in through the day), from a Westerly angle of 285-295 degrees with 17 second intervals.
The tide’s pretty ripe just after 7AM: 07:08 AM 5.86 feet High Tide
2017-12-15 Fri 12:47 AM 1.77 feet Low Tide
2017-12-15 Fri 04:25 AM Moonrise
2017-12-15 Fri 06:52 AM Sunrise
2017-12-15 Fri 07:08 AM 5.86 feet High Tide
2017-12-15 Fri 02:10 PM -0.17 feet Low Tide
2017-12-15 Fri 03:24 PM Moonset
2017-12-15 Fri 04:46 PM Sunset
2017-12-15 Fri 08:26 PM 3.81 feet High Tide
The conditions should be fantastic with winds out of the NE/NNE in the 3-7 MPH until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and 3-7 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp climbs back up to 76 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’ll see that NW ground swell hit full stride and kick up sets in the head high to OH zone, (with WOH waves at the best deepwater spots). The angle will remain a Westerly 285-295 degrees with 15 + second intervals. It looks like we should also see some shorter interval NW wind swell climb into the mix, so hopefully that will break up the long, meaty, ground swell lines a little bit.
With all the West in this energy it should bend into any beach that gets a whiff of that direction. The points and reefs will be your best bet, and if I had the time, I would head down to San Diego or Baja Norte! It should be going off down there!
The tide’s pretty full again: 07:36 AM 5.93 feet High Tide
2017-12-16 Sat 01:18 AM 1.94 feet Low Tide
2017-12-16 Sat 05:19 AM Moonrise
2017-12-16 Sat 06:52 AM Sunrise
2017-12-16 Sat 07:36 AM 5.93 feet High Tide
2017-12-16 Sat 02:42 PM -0.35 feet Low Tide
2017-12-16 Sat 04:03 PM Moonset
2017-12-16 Sat 04:46 PM Sunset
2017-12-16 Sat 09:04 PM 3.80 feet High Tide
The conditions look excellent again with variable winds out of the East in the 2-5 MPH until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and 3-6 MPH breezes until dark. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
For Sunday morning that energy will begin to back off, but you can still expect shoulder to head high + surf at most West facing spots and OH sets at the standouts
Tide comes into play for the AM again: 08:04 AM 5.94 feet High Tide
2017-12-17 Sun 01:48 AM 2.08 feet Low Tide
2017-12-17 Sun 06:12 AM Moonrise
2017-12-17 Sun 06:53 AM Sunrise
2017-12-17 Sun 08:04 AM 5.94 feet High Tide
2017-12-17 Sun 03:14 PM -0.44 feet Low Tide
2017-12-17 Sun 04:45 PM Moonset
2017-12-17 Sun 04:47 PM Sunset
2017-12-17 Sun 09:39 PM 3.79 feet High Tide
2017-12-17 Sun 10:31 PM New Moon
The conditions look pretty damn good again with NE/NNE winds in the 5-11 MPH zone until noon, (slightly stronger below the passes and canyons), and mild 2-6 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 73 degrees.
Water Temps are as follows – Malibu 61, Santa Monica 61, Hermosa 62, Huntington 58 and Newport 62 degrees.
I’ll be back on Thursday with next update!
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