SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 2-25-16
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Thursday morning looks to be SOLID with OH to DOH + sets at the top West facing breaks. This swell will also have quite a bit of West in it, roaring in from a liberal angle of 280-285 degrees with muscle flexing 18-20+ second intervals.
The Beach breaks may be a bit brutal unless your Navy Seal Training Certificate is valid. The points, reefs, jetties and more southerly facing breaks hold more promise of order and shape, but pick your poison. It will be PUMPING!
2016-02-25 Thu 04:25 AM 1.09 feet Low Tide
2016-02-25 Thu 06:28 AM Sunrise
2016-02-25 Thu 08:02 AM Moonset
2016-02-25 Thu 10:22 AM 4.58 feet High Tide
2016-02-25 Thu 04:41 PM 0.49 feet Low Tide
2016-02-25 Thu 05:46 PM Sunset
2016-02-25 Thu 08:41 PM Moonrise
2016-02-25 Thu 11:01 PM 4.44 feet High Tide
The conditions look to mirror those of Wednesday with 2-7 MPH breezes out of the NE/NNE until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and 6-9 breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips a hair to 76 degrees.
For Friday morning the surf will start to back down a bit but there will be plenty of meat left on that bone. The best West facing breaks will continue to dish up OH to Well OH sets all morning and slowly taper off further in the afternoon.
2016-02-26 Fri 05:04 AM 1.19 feet Low Tide
2016-02-26 Fri 06:26 AM Sunrise
2016-02-26 Fri 08:34 AM Moonset
2016-02-26 Fri 10:56 AM 4.09 feet High Tide
2016-02-26 Fri 05:05 PM 0.91 feet Low Tide
2016-02-26 Fri 05:47 PM Sunset
2016-02-26 Fri 09:34 PM Moonrise
2016-02-26 Fri 11:30 PM 4.36 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair as high pressure slowly breaks apart. We’re anticipating light and variable winds at 1-3 MPH until noon and 6-8 MPH breezes out of the West through the afternoon. The air temp plummets to 72 degrees.
For Saturday morning another thumping swell should be in play for the dawn patrol. This next system will also have quite a bit of West in it tracking in at a 285-290 degree angle. This swell will also pack quite a punch with ass kicking 18-20 second intervals and OH to DOH set waves for the best West facing breaks.
Once again, the West facing beaches will likely be a bit daunting, but this swell should get into most all breaks with even the South facing beaches getting a nice little taste of the action.
2016-02-27 Sat 05:49 AM 1.34 feet Low Tide
2016-02-27 Sat 06:25 AM Sunrise
2016-02-27 Sat 09:07 AM Moonset
2016-02-27 Sat 11:36 AM 3.56 feet High Tide
2016-02-27 Sat 05:28 PM 1.34 feet Low Tide
2016-02-27 Sat 05:48 PM Sunset
2016-02-27 Sat 10:26 PM Moonrise
The conditions look just like Friday with variable 1-3 MPH breezes until 11AM and 5-7 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 69 degrees.
For Sunday morning the surf will see a subtle decrease in size, but the better West facing breaks will be seeing OH to Well OH sets. This energy will slowly continue to back down through the day but there will be plenty of surf out there for the taking.
2016-02-28 Sun 12:03 AM 4.25 feet High Tide
2016-02-28 Sun 06:24 AM Sunrise
2016-02-28 Sun 06:47 AM 1.48 feet Low Tide
2016-02-28 Sun 09:42 AM Moonset
2016-02-28 Sun 12:29 PM 3.03 feet High Tide
2016-02-28 Sun 05:49 PM Sunset
2016-02-28 Sun 05:53 PM 1.76 feet Low Tide
2016-02-28 Sun 11:20 PM Moonrise
The conditions look tolerable with variable 3-7 MPH breezes until 11AM and 9-13 MPH out of the West until dark. The air temp tops out at 72 degrees.
For Monday morning the surf will dip back into a more manageable size with shoulder to head high sets for the better West facing breaks. Not a new swell just a continued fade from Saturdays energy.
2016-02-29 Mon 12:46 AM 4.15 feet High Tide
2016-02-29 Mon 06:23 AM Sunrise
2016-02-29 Mon 08:11 AM 1.53 feet Low Tide
2016-02-29 Mon 10:20 AM Moonset
2016-02-29 Mon 02:02 PM 2.60 feet High Tide
2016-02-29 Mon 05:50 PM Sunset
2016-02-29 Mon 06:24 PM 2.16 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be pretty good again with variable 1-5 MPH breezes until noon and 8-11 MPH out of the West until sundown. The air temp bumps up to 74 degrees.
For Tuesday morning things will start to pick up again as some fresh, 14-16 second interval ground swell from a liberal 280 degree angle should be in play for the morning. The top West facing breaks should dish up Head High to OH sets.
2016-03-01 Tue 12:13 AM Moonrise
2016-03-01 Tue 01:48 AM 4.08 feet High Tide
2016-03-01 Tue 06:21 AM Sunrise
2016-03-01 Tue 09:57 AM 1.33 feet Low Tide
2016-03-01 Tue 11:01 AM Moonset
2016-03-01 Tue 03:12 PM Last Quarter
2016-03-01 Tue 04:55 PM 2.59 feet High Tide
2016-03-01 Tue 05:50 PM Sunset
2016-03-01 Tue 07:36 PM 2.50 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be okay with variable 1-5 MPH breezes until noon and 8-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to a toasty 78 degrees.
The current water temps Newport 62 degrees, Huntington 60 degrees, the South Bay showed as 61 degrees, Santa Monica 61 degrees and Malibu 59 degrees.
I’ll be back on Friday with the next update!