SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 2-3-17
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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 Saturday morning the surf will remain in the OH to WOH zone for top spots with the most size and consistency early in the morning. The swell will slowly begin to fade through the day, but there will definitely be some energy hanging around for Super Bowl Sunday morning.
2017-02-04 Sat 12:36 AM Moonset
2017-02-04 Sat 02:57 AM 4.93 feet High Tide
2017-02-04 Sat 06:48 AM Sunrise
2017-02-04 Sat 10:18 AM 0.88 feet Low Tide
2017-02-04 Sat 11:50 AM Moonrise
2017-02-04 Sat 04:24 PM 2.97 feet High Tide
2017-02-04 Sat 05:27 PM Sunset
2017-02-04 Sat 09:15 PM 1.83 feet Low Tide
The conditions look fair for the morning with variable winds out of the East in the 1-3 MPH range until noon and 6-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There is a 10% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 61 degrees.
For Sunday morning there will still be a little meat left on that bone with chest to head high sets through the morning and a continued slow, methodical decline into the afternoon.
2017-02-05 Sun 01:41 AM Moonset
2017-02-05 Sun 04:05 AM 5.25 feet High Tide
2017-02-05 Sun 06:47 AM Sunrise
2017-02-05 Sun 11:33 AM 0.22 feet Low Tide
2017-02-05 Sun 12:37 PM Moonrise
2017-02-05 Sun 05:28 PM Sunset
2017-02-05 Sun 05:58 PM 3.20 feet High Tide
2017-02-05 Sun 10:34 PM 1.97 feet Low Tide
The conditions look pretty good actually with variable winds at 2-5 MPH all day long. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp remains 61 degrees.
For Monday morning we’re looking at inconsistent chest high sets as that last swell says its final farewell.
2017-02-06 Mon 02:45 AM Moonset
2017-02-06 Mon 05:07 AM 5.62 feet High Tide
2017-02-06 Mon 06:46 AM Sunrise
2017-02-06 Mon 12:31 PM -0.42 feet Low Tide
2017-02-06 Mon 01:30 PM Moonrise
2017-02-06 Mon 05:29 PM Sunset
2017-02-06 Mon 07:00 PM 3.55 feet High Tide
2017-02-06 Mon 11:43 PM 1.89 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be okay with variable winds in the 3-8 MPH range all day long. There’s a 90% chance of rain and the air temp dips to 59 degrees.
For Tuesday morning, if the models hold true, we should be in for a combination of NW wind swell and a decent little pulse of ground swell. Together they should be good for chest high plus sets at the better West facing breaks.
2017-02-07 Tue 03:47 AM Moonset
2017-02-07 Tue 06:03 AM 5.99 feet High Tide
2017-02-07 Tue 06:45 AM Sunrise
2017-02-07 Tue 01:19 PM -0.92 feet Low Tide
2017-02-07 Tue 02:27 PM Moonrise
2017-02-07 Tue 05:30 PM Sunset
2017-02-07 Tue 07:47 PM 3.88 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with variable winds at 1-4 MPH until noon and 8-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 20% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 65 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 56, Santa Monica 58, Hermosa 56, Huntington 57 and Newport 57 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 Sunday with the next update!
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