SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 2-13-18
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Remember when Fat Bastard and Dr. Evil stole Austin Powers “MOJO”? Well Mother Nature has stolen my “SURF STOKE”, in what I’m now calling the “WWE” the Worst Winter Ever! WE’RE NEARLY HALF WAY THROUGH FEBRUARY and there’s been only a handful of good swells this season, and my “bread & Butter” beach breaks have been horrific, (to say the least), all Fall and Winter. I have been constantly refilling my 1/2 full glass in an attempt to mask my disappointment but the proverbial floodgates of negativity are quickly becoming unhinged and my glass is very close to bone dry! Hopefully something miraculous happens soon, but I wouldn’t hold my breath! I think I’ll go kick my dog for a little while!!!
For Wednesday morning we’ll see waist to chest high surf for the better West facing breaks from a 290-300 degree angle with 14-15 second intervals. The jumbo morning tide will once again wreak havoc throughout the morning.
* Noteworthy morning high tide: 08:07 AM 5.63 feet High Tide
2018-02-14 Wed 02:00 AM 1.77 feet Low Tide
2018-02-14 Wed 05:58 AM Moonrise
2018-02-14 Wed 06:39 AM Sunrise
2018-02-14 Wed 08:07 AM 5.63 feet High Tide
2018-02-14 Wed 03:05 PM -0.62 feet Low Tide
2018-02-14 Wed 04:46 PM Moonset
2018-02-14 Wed 05:37 PM Sunset
2018-02-14 Wed 09:25 PM 4.00 feet High Tide
The conditions look good with E/NE breezes in the 2-5 MPH zone until noon and 2-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 65 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Thursday morning there we’ll another round of mediocre energy from a 290-300 degree angle with 13-14 second intervals. The better West facing breaks should see waist to chest high sets, (tide permitting).
Noteworthy morning high tide: 08:38 AM 5.66 feet High Tide
2018-02-15 Thu 02:31 AM 1.59 feet Low Tide
2018-02-15 Thu 06:37 AM Moonrise
2018-02-15 Thu 06:38 AM Sunrise
2018-02-15 Thu 08:38 AM 5.66 feet High Tide
2018-02-15 Thu 01:06 PM New Moon
2018-02-15 Thu 03:32 PM -0.60 feet Low Tide
2018-02-15 Thu 05:38 PM Sunset
2018-02-15 Thu 05:42 PM Moonset
2018-02-15 Thu 09:50 PM 4.12 feet High Tide
The conditions look great again with winds out of the East in the 3-5 MPH zone until noon and 3-5 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees and there’s a 20% chance of rain.
For Friday morning we’ll dip into the waist high plus zone for the better West facing breaks, (tide permitting), and that energy will decline into the afternoon.
* Noteworthy morning high tide: 09:10 AM 5.57 feet High Tide
2018-02-16 Fri 03:04 AM 1.46 feet Low Tide
2018-02-16 Fri 06:37 AM Sunrise
2018-02-16 Fri 07:13 AM Moonrise
2018-02-16 Fri 09:10 AM 5.57 feet High Tide
2018-02-16 Fri 03:58 PM -0.49 feet Low Tide
2018-02-16 Fri 05:38 PM Sunset
2018-02-16 Fri 06:39 PM Moonset
2018-02-16 Fri 10:16 PM 4.23 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair again with all day with N/NNE winds in the 3-7 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 4-9 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp bumps back up to 70 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’ll wallow in the knee to waist high zone.
2018-02-17 Sat 03:39 AM 1.36 feet Low Tide
2018-02-17 Sat 06:36 AM Sunrise
2018-02-17 Sat 07:48 AM Moonrise
2018-02-17 Sat 09:42 AM 5.34 feet High Tide
2018-02-17 Sat 04:25 PM -0.27 feet Low Tide
2018-02-17 Sat 05:39 PM Sunset
2018-02-17 Sat 07:36 PM Moonset
2018-02-17 Sat 10:44 PM 4.32 feet High Tide
The conditions look good with N/NNE breezes in the 1-5 MPH zone until noon and then 5-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 70 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll continue to see anemic knee to waist high waves!
2018-02-18 Sun 04:17 AM 1.31 feet Low Tide
2018-02-18 Sun 06:35 AM Sunrise
2018-02-18 Sun 08:22 AM Moonrise
2018-02-18 Sun 10:17 AM 4.98 feet High Tide
2018-02-18 Sun 04:53 PM 0.06 feet Low Tide
2018-02-18 Sun 05:40 PM Sunset
2018-02-18 Sun 08:35 PM Moonset
2018-02-18 Sun 11:14 PM 4.41 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay early with light onshore breezes in the 1-4 MPH zone until noon and stronger 6-9 MPH breezes in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 64 degrees.
Water Temps are as follows – Malibu 59, Santa Monica 61, Hermosa 58, Huntington 58 and Newport 61 degrees.
I’ll be back on Thursday with the latest scoop!
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