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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 well…. here’s the latest wind model, draw your own conclusions. The air temp dips to 56 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 like they could go either way with the possibility of holiday morning wind hangover in the AM. The air temp tops out at 57 degrees.


For Wednesday morning the NW wind swell be on the fade leaving us with waist high + peaks but we should get a little shot in the arm with some medium 12-14 second interval surf from 295-300 degrees. Keep expectations low but there should be some waist high + surf for the better West facing breaks!

2018-02-21 Wed 12:30 AM 4.55 feet High Tide
2018-02-21 Wed 06:32 AM Sunrise
2018-02-21 Wed 07:04 AM 1.31 feet Low Tide
2018-02-21 Wed 10:06 AM Moonrise
2018-02-21 Wed 12:51 PM 3.26 feet High Tide
2018-02-21 Wed 05:43 PM Sunset
2018-02-21 Wed 06:34 PM 1.45 feet Low Tide
2018-02-21 Wed 11:38 PM Moonset

The conditions look good with E/NE/NNE breezes in the 4-7 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and then 5-6 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 60 degrees.

For Thursday morning we’ll continue to see less than dynamic surf with knee to waist high surf up and down the coast.

2018-02-22 Thu 01:23 AM 4.63 feet High Tide
2018-02-22 Thu 06:30 AM Sunrise
2018-02-22 Thu 08:37 AM 1.14 feet Low Tide
2018-02-22 Thu 10:47 AM Moonrise
2018-02-22 Thu 02:40 PM 2.80 feet High Tide
2018-02-22 Thu 05:44 PM Sunset
2018-02-22 Thu 07:29 PM 1.93 feet Low Tide

The conditions look okay early with variable breezes in the 2-4 MPH zone until noon and stronger 8-15 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips a hair to 59 degrees.

For Friday morning the crystal ball is calling for some fresh short interval wind swell but there’s a good chance onshore winds will waltz through the door hand in hand with waves… stay tuned! Regardless the surf should be at least chest high with 10 second intervals from 300-310 degrees.

2018-02-23 Fri 12:09 AM First Quarter
2018-02-23 Fri 12:41 AM Moonset
2018-02-23 Fri 02:31 AM 4.76 feet High Tide
2018-02-23 Fri 06:29 AM Sunrise
2018-02-23 Fri 10:16 AM 0.69 feet Low Tide
2018-02-23 Fri 11:32 AM Moonrise
2018-02-23 Fri 04:53 PM 2.84 feet High Tide
2018-02-23 Fri 05:45 PM Sunset
2018-02-23 Fri 08:58 PM 2.25 feet Low Tide

The conditions are leaning toward poor with onshore breezes in the 6-15 MPH zone all day. The air temp dips to 62 degrees.

Water Temps are as follows – Malibu 60, Santa Monica 61, Hermosa 62, Huntington 59 and Newport 61 degrees.

I’ll be back on Tuesday with the latest scoop!

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