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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 2-14-17
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For Tuesday morning we’ll slide into the waist to maybe chest high zone for the West facing breaks. The morning tide push looks to be the best bet as the surf will become weaker and weaker as we head into the afternoon.

Tuesday
2017-02-14 Tue 05:09 AM 1.28 feet Low Tide
2017-02-14 Tue 06:39 AM Sunrise
2017-02-14 Tue 08:54 AM Moonset
2017-02-14 Tue 11:02 AM 4.58 feet High Tide
2017-02-14 Tue 05:28 PM 0.43 feet Low Tide
2017-02-14 Tue 05:37 PM Sunset
2017-02-14 Tue 09:30 PM Moonrise
2017-02-14 Tue 11:57 PM 4.41 feet High Tide

The conditions look pretty good for spots that like a Southerly wind. We’re slated to see 4-7 MPH winds out of the SE/SSE until noon and 4-6 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 66 degrees.
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Wednesday morning looks small with waist high plus surf from a 285-300 degree angle and 12-14 second intervals.

Wednesday
2017-02-15 Wed 05:59 AM 1.46 feet Low Tide
2017-02-15 Wed 06:38 AM Sunrise
2017-02-15 Wed 09:27 AM Moonset
2017-02-15 Wed 11:45 AM 3.91 feet High Tide
2017-02-15 Wed 05:38 PM Sunset
2017-02-15 Wed 05:58 PM 0.99 feet Low Tide
2017-02-15 Wed 10:25 PM Moonrise

The conditions look good in the AM with Easterly winds in the 2-4 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 2-6 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 74 degrees.
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For Thursday morning things will start off on the slow side with waist to chest high sets early and more energy working its way into the mix as the day wears on. We could see some head high to OH sets in the afternoon as the new energy rolls in from a 270-285 degree angle with 12-14 second intervals.

Thursday
2017-02-16 Thu 12:36 AM 4.28 feet High Tide
2017-02-16 Thu 06:37 AM Sunrise
2017-02-16 Thu 07:02 AM 1.62 feet Low Tide
2017-02-16 Thu 10:01 AM Moonset
2017-02-16 Thu 12:38 PM 3.26 feet High Tide
2017-02-16 Thu 05:39 PM Sunset
2017-02-16 Thu 06:28 PM 1.53 feet Low Tide
2017-02-16 Thu 11:19 PM Moonrise

The conditions should be fair in the AM with variable 3-5 MPH breezes until noon and 5-7 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 65 degrees.
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For Friday morning things should start to get interesting as Mother Nature cranks up the volume again with some crazy weather and tons of swell. First and foremost we’ll see the peak of that NW swell put the better West facing breaks into the OH to DOH zone from a very Westerly angle of 270-285 degrees. Along with this swell we’ll see tumultuous SE winds whipping all day long and a steady dose of rain throughout the day.

Friday
2017-02-17 Fri 01:23 AM 4.16 feet High Tide
2017-02-17 Fri 06:36 AM Sunrise
2017-02-17 Fri 08:29 AM 1.66 feet Low Tide
2017-02-17 Fri 10:35 AM Moonset
2017-02-17 Fri 02:06 PM 2.73 feet High Tide
2017-02-17 Fri 05:40 PM Sunset
2017-02-17 Fri 07:05 PM 2.02 feet Low Tide

The conditions look very interesting and a strong rain storm rips into So Cal. We’ll see potent 15-30 MPH winds all day long and the direction is projected to be SE/SSE which is offshore/side shore at many spots, so it could be REALLY GOOD somewhere! There’s 100% chance of rain and the air temp plummets to 56 degrees.
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* Beware of the Urban Runoff – It is advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours following any measurable rain fall. It’s always a roll of the dice, especially after a major downpour. The threat of getting sick is very real so if you do insist on taking the plunge be sure to use ear plugs an upon exiting the ocean, rinse off in hot water, use some alcohol based ear drops… and a nasal netti pot rinse for good measure never hurt anybody.
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Saturday morning might have some good surf as well as that NW energy continues to drum up sizeable OH + waves for beaches that like a WNW angle. The water will be poison again due to the run off but the surf may prove tempting with good looking winds on the models today.

Saturday
2017-02-18 Sat 12:13 AM Moonrise
2017-02-18 Sat 02:25 AM 4.10 feet High Tide
2017-02-18 Sat 06:35 AM Sunrise
2017-02-18 Sat 10:16 AM 1.44 feet Low Tide
2017-02-18 Sat 11:12 AM Moonset
2017-02-18 Sat 11:35 AM Last Quarter
2017-02-18 Sat 04:46 PM 2.60 feet High Tide
2017-02-18 Sat 05:41 PM Sunset
2017-02-18 Sat 08:13 PM 2.41 feet Low Tide

The conditions should be fair+ with E/NE winds at 4-10 MPH until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), all day long. There’s 70% chance of rain and the air temp climbs back up to 62 degrees.
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For Sunday morning that swell will be on the decline but still have enough muscle to dish up head high plus sets. The bigger story is the potential for the “White Whale” of swells, (the WSW wind swell), to come into play in a bigtime way. Todays charts are calling for excessive gusts out of the SW that will translate into some large OH to DOH + waves from a SW angle. The combination of energy could make for an interesting day.

Sunday
2017-02-19 Sun 01:06 AM Moonrise
2017-02-19 Sun 03:39 AM 4.17 feet High Tide
2017-02-19 Sun 06:33 AM Sunrise
2017-02-19 Sun 11:34 AM 1.02 feet Low Tide
2017-02-19 Sun 11:52 AM Moonset
2017-02-19 Sun 05:41 PM Sunset
2017-02-19 Sun 06:29 PM 2.86 feet High Tide
2017-02-19 Sun 10:05 PM 2.57 feet Low Tide

The conditions should be fair with variable winds at 1-4 MPH until noon and 4-8 out of the West in the afternoon. There’s 10% chance of rain and the air temp hangs tough at 62 degrees.
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Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 57, Santa Monica 59, Hermosa 58, Huntington 56 and Newport 58 degrees. Click the tides tab on the widget below for updated water temps or if you’re on a mobile device just scroll down!
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I will be back on Wednesday with the next update!
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