SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 1-11-17
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For Thursday morning that energy will peak with Shoulder to Head High + sets at the best West facing breaks, (10-12 second intervals from a 290 degree angle. Rain continues through the day, so have fun dirty dancin’ out there! You might want to trade in your wetsuit for a hazmat suit!
* 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.
2017-01-12 Thu 02:17 AM 1.54 feet Low Tide
2017-01-12 Thu 03:35 AM Full Moon
2017-01-12 Thu 06:57 AM Moonset
2017-01-12 Thu 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-01-12 Thu 08:30 AM 6.85 feet High Tide
2017-01-12 Thu 03:36 PM -1.57 feet Low Tide
2017-01-12 Thu 05:05 PM Sunset
2017-01-12 Thu 05:45 PM Moonrise
2017-01-12 Thu 10:04 PM 4.34 feet High Tide
The conditions look a little iffy with S/SE/SSE breezes in the 9-12 MPH range until noon and 6-10 MPH out of the SW until sundown. There’s a 90% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 58 degrees.
For Friday morning we’ll see continued surf in the chest to head high range with 10-11 second intervals from a 290 degree angle. Sporadic rain will remain in the mix for the AM, so if you’re going to paddle make sure the reward outweighs the potential consequences!
* The threat of rain and urban runoff will remain relevant.
2017-01-13 Fri 03:04 AM 1.55 feet Low Tide
2017-01-13 Fri 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-01-13 Fri 07:48 AM Moonset
2017-01-13 Fri 09:13 AM 6.61 feet High Tide
2017-01-13 Fri 04:17 PM -1.36 feet Low Tide
2017-01-13 Fri 05:06 PM Sunset
2017-01-13 Fri 06:49 PM Moonrise
2017-01-13 Fri 10:47 PM 4.36 feet High Tide
The conditions look decent with variable winds in the 2-6 MPH zone all day long. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 59 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’ll see waist high plus, leftover NW wind swell for the better West facing breaks.
2017-01-14 Sat 03:52 AM 1.63 feet Low Tide
2017-01-14 Sat 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-01-14 Sat 08:33 AM Moonset
2017-01-14 Sat 09:56 AM 6.18 feet High Tide
2017-01-14 Sat 04:58 PM -0.98 feet Low Tide
2017-01-14 Sat 05:07 PM Sunset
2017-01-14 Sat 07:52 PM Moonrise
2017-01-14 Sat 11:31 PM 4.34 feet High Tide
The conditions are leaning toward poor with N/NW winds at 6-12 MPH until noon and 3-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to 67 degrees.
For Sunday morning things will start off on the slow side but we’ll see some new, powerful NW swell start to show up later in the day, (20-22 second intervals from 290-300 degrees). The top West facing breaks should see shoulder to head high sets by the afternoon and a couple feet OH by Monday morning. Rain and runoff will remain a concern so use your best judgement before paddling out.
2017-01-15 Sun 04:42 AM 1.78 feet Low Tide
2017-01-15 Sun 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-01-15 Sun 09:13 AM Moonset
2017-01-15 Sun 10:40 AM 5.58 feet High Tide
2017-01-15 Sun 05:08 PM Sunset
2017-01-15 Sun 05:38 PM -0.48 feet Low Tide
2017-01-15 Sun 08:53 PM Moonrise
The conditions look great early with E/NE winds at 2-7 MPH all day long until noon and 4-8 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 63 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 57, Santa Monica 57, 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 Thursday with the next update!
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