SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 2-19-17
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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.
For Monday morning looks smaller as that combo of NW ground swell and WSW wind swell fade throughout the day. The top spots will still see head high to OH sets in the AM.
2017-02-20 Mon 01:58 AM Moonrise
2017-02-20 Mon 04:46 AM 4.38 feet High Tide
2017-02-20 Mon 06:32 AM Sunrise
2017-02-20 Mon 12:22 PM 0.57 feet Low Tide
2017-02-20 Mon 12:35 PM Moonset
2017-02-20 Mon 05:42 PM Sunset
2017-02-20 Mon 07:08 PM 3.15 feet High Tide
2017-02-20 Mon 11:22 PM 2.48 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be great with 3-11 MPH breezes out of the East all day long. There’s a 60% chance of rain and the air tops out at 60 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see another round of NW energy enter the fold with head high to OH sets rolling in through the morning. The angle will be 270-290 degrees with 14-16 second intervals
2017-02-21 Tue 02:49 AM Moonrise
2017-02-21 Tue 05:38 AM 4.69 feet High Tide
2017-02-21 Tue 06:31 AM Sunrise
2017-02-21 Tue 12:59 PM 0.16 feet Low Tide
2017-02-21 Tue 01:22 PM Moonset
2017-02-21 Tue 05:43 PM Sunset
2017-02-21 Tue 07:35 PM 3.42 feet High Tide
The conditions look pretty good with variable Easterly winds at 4-7 until noon and 1-7 MPH out of the West in the afternoon! There’s 10% chance of rain and the air tops out at 63 degrees.
Wednesday morning should be pretty solid as we start off with OH to WOH sets in the AM and that will build to DOH sets by late morning/early afternoon. This new swell will roar into town from 270-280 degree angle with stout 14-16 second intervals. The tide’s a little high for the super dawn patrol but that could work in favor of the beach break crews.
2017-02-22 Wed 12:12 AM 2.25 feet Low Tide
2017-02-22 Wed 03:38 AM Moonrise
2017-02-22 Wed 06:21 AM 5.03 feet High Tide
2017-02-22 Wed 06:30 AM Sunrise
2017-02-22 Wed 01:30 PM -0.20 feet Low Tide
2017-02-22 Wed 02:14 PM Moonset
2017-02-22 Wed 05:44 PM Sunset
2017-02-22 Wed 07:58 PM 3.67 feet High Tide
The conditions aren’t looking great but not too bad with Westerly/onshore winds at 6-11 MPH until noon and up to 21 MPH + in the afternoon. There’s 20% chance of rain and the air temp dips to 59 degrees.
For Thursday morning energy will be backing down throughout the day but there will still be plenty of swell in the water. The top West facing breaks should see OH to WOH sets from that same 270-280 degree angle but the intervals will dip to 12-14 seconds.
2017-02-23 Thu 12:51 AM 1.97 feet Low Tide
2017-02-23 Thu 04:25 AM Moonrise
2017-02-23 Thu 06:29 AM Sunrise
2017-02-23 Thu 06:58 AM 5.36 feet High Tide
2017-02-23 Thu 01:59 PM -0.49 feet Low Tide
2017-02-23 Thu 03:09 PM Moonset
2017-02-23 Thu 05:45 PM Sunset
2017-02-23 Thu 08:22 PM 3.92 feet High Tide
The conditions are leaning toward poor with variable winds out of the West at 8-14 MPH all day long. There’s 0% chance of rain and the air temp hangs tough at 59 degrees.
For Friday morning that swell will be on the decline but still have enough muscle to dish up chest to shoulder high sets for the better West facing breaks. The angle will remain a very Westerly 270-280 degrees.
2017-02-24 Fri 01:27 AM 1.65 feet Low Tide
2017-02-24 Fri 05:09 AM Moonrise
2017-02-24 Fri 06:28 AM Sunrise
2017-02-24 Fri 07:34 AM 5.63 feet High Tide
2017-02-24 Fri 02:28 PM -0.69 feet Low Tide
2017-02-24 Fri 04:07 PM Moonset
2017-02-24 Fri 05:46 PM Sunset
2017-02-24 Fri 08:46 PM 4.16 feet High Tide
The conditions look to clean up with variable winds out of the East at 1-5 MPH until noon and 8-11 out of the West in the afternoon. There’s 0% chance of rain and the air temp holds at 59 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 57, Santa Monica 58, Hermosa 60, Huntington 57 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!
I will be back on Tuesday with the 5DAY 4CAST!
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