Christmas Eve Day 12-24-15 in the South Bay shot courtesy of Legendary Lensman Lucio Gomes of PortoSurfer.com!
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 12-28-15
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For Monday morning we’ll see little change in size with continued waist high plus leftovers.
* There’s a subtle tide push through the early AM.
2015-12-28 Mon 04:25 AM 2.14 feet Low Tide
2015-12-28 Mon 06:58 AM Sunrise
2015-12-28 Mon 09:13 AM Moonset
2015-12-28 Mon 10:24 AM 5.57 feet High Tide
2015-12-28 Mon 04:52 PM Sunset
2015-12-28 Mon 05:31 PM -0.34 feet Low Tide
2015-12-28 Mon 08:29 PM Moonrise
The conditions look excellent with the wind models calling for variable 4-7 MPH out of the East until noon and 5-8 MPH out of the West through the rest of the day. The air temp tops out at 58 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see some fresh, but still steeply angled, NW swell move down the line from a 300-305 degree angle and 16-18 second intervals.
The top West facing breaks will see shoulder high to slightly overhead sets.
2015-12-29 Tue 12:15 AM 4.08 feet High Tide
2015-12-29 Tue 05:15 AM 2.34 feet Low Tide
2015-12-29 Tue 06:58 AM Sunrise
2015-12-29 Tue 09:51 AM Moonset
2015-12-29 Tue 11:04 AM 4.98 feet High Tide
2015-12-29 Tue 04:53 PM Sunset
2015-12-29 Tue 06:10 PM 0.13 feet Low Tide
2015-12-29 Tue 09:25 PM Moonrise
The conditions should be okay with N/NNE winds at 3-6 MPH until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and 4-6 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp gets up to 59 degrees.
For Wednesday morning that energy will hold with continued shoulder to Head High plus sets through the morning and that will slowly begin to fade later in the day.
2015-12-30 Wed 01:04 AM 4.05 feet High Tide
2015-12-30 Wed 06:15 AM 2.50 feet Low Tide
2015-12-30 Wed 06:58 AM Sunrise
2015-12-30 Wed 10:26 AM Moonset
2015-12-30 Wed 11:48 AM 4.34 feet High Tide
2015-12-30 Wed 04:54 PM Sunset
2015-12-30 Wed 06:51 PM 0.62 feet Low Tide
2015-12-30 Wed 10:20 PM Moonrise
The conditions should be fair as we’re slated to see N/NNE breezes in the 2-6 MPH zone until around noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and a mild 4-7 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 60 degrees.
For Thursday morning it will be a bit smaller as that steep NW continues to fade through the day. The top West facing breaks should see waist to chest high sets in the AM and that will get smaller as the day wears on.
2015-12-31 Thu 01:58 AM 4.08 feet High Tide
2015-12-31 Thu 06:59 AM Sunrise
2015-12-31 Thu 07:34 AM 2.56 feet Low Tide
2015-12-31 Thu 10:58 AM Moonset
2015-12-31 Thu 12:43 PM 3.71 feet High Tide
2015-12-31 Thu 04:54 PM Sunset
2015-12-31 Thu 07:42 PM 1.03 feet Low Tide
2015-12-31 Thu 11:13 PM Moonrise
The conditions look awesome with all day offshore winds out of the NE/NNE in the 9-14 MPH zone for most places and even stronger below the passes and canyons. The air temp tops out at 61 degrees.
For Fridaymorning, the First Day of 2016, we’ll see feeble waist high plus lines for the best West facing breaks.
* There will be a nice tide push through the dawn patrol but expect a complete shut down around 8:30AM.
2016-01-01 Fri 03:02 AM 4.15 feet High Tide
2016-01-01 Fri 06:59 AM Sunrise
2016-01-01 Fri 09:17 AM 2.45 feet Low Tide
2016-01-01 Fri 11:30 AM Moonset
2016-01-01 Fri 02:05 PM 3.23 feet High Tide
2016-01-01 Fri 04:55 PM Sunset
2016-01-01 Fri 08:33 PM 1.43 feet Low Tide
2016-01-01 Fri 09:31 PM Last Quarter
The conditions look fantastic with NE/NNE breezes in the 11-20 MPH range, (even stronger below passes and canyons), all day long. The air temp tops out at 66 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’ll see some fresh swell move in from 295 degree angle and put the better West facing breaks into the waist to chest high range.
2016-01-02 Sat 12:06 AM Moonrise
2016-01-02 Sat 03:55 AM 4.35 feet High Tide
2016-01-02 Sat 06:59 AM Sunrise
2016-01-02 Sat 10:47 AM 2.02 feet Low Tide
2016-01-02 Sat 12:02 PM Moonset
2016-01-02 Sat 03:53 PM 2.94 feet High Tide
2016-01-02 Sat 04:56 PM Sunset
2016-01-02 Sat 09:29 PM 1.74 feet Low Tide
The conditions look great again with NE/NNE breezes in the 7-15 MPH range most of the day easing up a bit in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 66 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll see an increase of that energy and the best West facing breaks will see shoulder to head high sets with a few larger waves at the standouts.
2016-01-03 Sun 12:59 AM Moonrise
2016-01-03 Sun 04:40 AM 4.60 feet High Tide
2016-01-03 Sun 06:59 AM Sunrise
2016-01-03 Sun 11:48 AM 1.47 feet Low Tide
2016-01-03 Sun 12:35 PM Moonset
2016-01-03 Sun 04:57 PM Sunset
2016-01-03 Sun 05:28 PM 2.96 feet High Tide
2016-01-03 Sun 10:25 PM 1.94 feet Low Tide
The conditions look pretty good with NE/NNE breezes in the 4-6 MPH range until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons) and 3-6 MPH NW winds in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 66 degrees and there’s a 30% chance of rain.
The current water temps Newport 59 degrees, Huntington 59 degrees, the South Bay showed as 60 degrees, Santa Monica 59 degrees and Malibu 55 degrees.
I’ll be back on Thursday with the latest scoop!