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Christmas Eve Day 12-24-15 in the South Bay shot courtesy of Legendary Lensman Lucio Gomes of PortoSurfer.com!
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 12-31-15
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For Fridaymorning, the First Day of 2016, we’ll see feeble waist high plus lines for the best West facing breaks.

Friday
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 4-10 MPH range, (and even stronger below passes and canyons), all day long. The air temp tops out at 66 degrees.
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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 later in the morning.

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.
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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.

Sunday
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.
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For Monday morning we will see another increase in size out of the West. The top spots should see shoulder to head high sets but the conditions may be a bit compromised.

Monday
2016-01-04 Mon 01:53 AM Moonrise
2016-01-04 Mon 05:19 AM 4.89 feet High Tide
2016-01-04 Mon 06:59 AM Sunrise
2016-01-04 Mon 12:31 PM 0.92 feet Low Tide
2016-01-04 Mon 01:10 PM Moonset
2016-01-04 Mon 04:57 PM Sunset
2016-01-04 Mon 06:33 PM 3.12 feet High Tide
2016-01-04 Mon 11:14 PM 2.04 feet Low Tide

The conditions could go either way with N/NNE breezes in the 6-10 MPH zone until noon and then pick up out of the West to the tune of 6-11 MPH. There is a 50% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 61 degrees.
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For Tuesday morning it will be a bit bigger with the top West facing breaks seeing head high to OH sets in the AM and that will continue through the day.

Tuesday
2016-01-05 Tue 02:47 AM Moonrise
2016-01-05 Tue 05:54 AM 5.21 feet High Tide
2016-01-05 Tue 07:00 AM Sunrise
2016-01-05 Tue 01:07 PM 0.41 feet Low Tide
2016-01-05 Tue 01:48 PM Moonset
2016-01-05 Tue 04:58 PM Sunset
2016-01-05 Tue 07:20 PM 3.32 feet High Tide
2016-01-05 Tue 11:58 PM 2.06 feet Low Tide

The conditions should be decent with all day offshore winds out of the NE/NNE in the 3-12 MPH zone for most places and even stronger below the passes and canyons. There is an 80% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 59 degrees.
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The current water temps Newport 59 degrees, Huntington 56 degrees, the South Bay showed as 59 degrees, Santa Monica 58 degrees and Malibu 57 degrees.
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I’ll be back on Sunday with the next update!
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