SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 2-15-18
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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 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 great with NE/NNE Santa Ana winds in the 7-10 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 4-8 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 E/NE/NNE breezes in the 2-7 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and then 5-8 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 variable breezes in the 1-5 MPH zone until noon and stronger 6-9 MPH breezes in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 62 degrees.
For Monday morning we’ll see some fresh NW wind swell fill in to the tune of waist to chest high surf for the better West facing breaks from a 300 degree angle and short 10-12 second intervals.
2018-02-19 Mon 05:01 AM 1.31 feet Low Tide
2018-02-19 Mon 06:34 AM Sunrise
2018-02-19 Mon 08:55 AM Moonrise
2018-02-19 Mon 10:57 AM 4.49 feet High Tide
2018-02-19 Mon 05:22 PM 0.47 feet Low Tide
2018-02-19 Mon 05:41 PM Sunset
2018-02-19 Mon 09:34 PM Moonset
2018-02-19 Mon 11:49 PM 4.48 feet High Tide
The conditions look decent early with variable breezes in the 2-5 MPH zone until 11AM and 7-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 60 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Tuesday morning that NW wind swell should peak with chest to head high waves, (possibly larger at the top spots), from 300-310 degrees and continued 10-12 second intervals.
2018-02-20 Tue 05:54 AM 1.32 feet Low Tide
2018-02-20 Tue 06:33 AM Sunrise
2018-02-20 Tue 09:30 AM Moonrise
2018-02-20 Tue 11:45 AM 3.89 feet High Tide
2018-02-20 Tue 05:42 PM Sunset
2018-02-20 Tue 05:55 PM 0.95 feet Low Tide
2018-02-20 Tue 10:35 PM Moonset
The conditions look pretty good with winds out of the East in the 2-5 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 4-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 61 degrees.
Water Temps are as follows – Malibu 59, Santa Monica 62, Hermosa 60, Huntington 59 and Newport 61 degrees.
I’ll be back on Friday with the WEEKEND WARRIOR 4CAST!
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