SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 1-21-18
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By Monday morning the swell will continue to fade, but there will still be chest to shoulder high surf for the better West facing breaks. It will be comprised of a combination of dying ground swell and remnant wind swell.
2018-01-22 Mon 12:48 AM 4.00 feet High Tide
2018-01-22 Mon 06:11 AM 2.24 feet Low Tide
2018-01-22 Mon 06:56 AM Sunrise
2018-01-22 Mon 10:19 AM Moonrise
2018-01-22 Mon 11:50 AM 4.12 feet High Tide
2018-01-22 Mon 05:14 PM Sunset
2018-01-22 Mon 06:42 PM 0.70 feet Low Tide
2018-01-22 Mon 10:40 PM Moonset
The conditions look great for the AM with variable winds out of the NE/NNE in the 3-9 MPH range until noon and 4-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see some fresh energy roll in from a 295-300 degree angle with 12-14 second intervals. This should put the better West facing breaks back into the shoulder to Head High range with possible OH sets at the top deep water spots.
2018-01-23 Tue 01:35 AM 4.16 feet High Tide
2018-01-23 Tue 06:56 AM Sunrise
2018-01-23 Tue 07:33 AM 2.15 feet Low Tide
2018-01-23 Tue 10:53 AM Moonrise
2018-01-23 Tue 12:56 PM 3.52 feet High Tide
2018-01-23 Tue 05:15 PM Sunset
2018-01-23 Tue 07:26 PM 1.12 feet Low Tide
2018-01-23 Tue 11:40 PM Moonset
The conditions look excellent with NE/NNE winds in the 5-8 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 3-5 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp climbs up to 70 degrees.
For Wednesday morning things will back down into the chest high + zone with a few straggler shoulder high sets for the best West facing breaks. The angle will be from a 290-300 degree direction with 12-13 second intervals.
2018-01-24 Wed 02:28 AM 4.41 feet High Tide
2018-01-24 Wed 06:55 AM Sunrise
2018-01-24 Wed 09:13 AM 1.80 feet Low Tide
2018-01-24 Wed 11:28 AM Moonrise
2018-01-24 Wed 02:20 PM First Quarter
2018-01-24 Wed 02:38 PM 3.03 feet High Tide
2018-01-24 Wed 05:16 PM Sunset
2018-01-24 Wed 08:22 PM 1.52 feet Low Tide
The conditions look pretty good all day with variable 2-5 MPH breezes out of the East until noon and a mild 3-5 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 72 on the sand.
For Thursday morning that swell will be on the fade with chest high sets but another round of energy will weave its way in throughout the day. This swell will roll in from a 290-305 degree angle with 14 second intervals. It looks like wind and rain will will accompany the surf so it may be ugly out there!
2018-01-25 Thu 12:42 AM Moonset
2018-01-25 Thu 03:26 AM 4.76 feet High Tide
2018-01-25 Thu 06:55 AM Sunrise
2018-01-25 Thu 10:43 AM 1.16 feet Low Tide
2018-01-25 Thu 12:07 PM Moonrise
2018-01-25 Thu 04:37 PM 2.92 feet High Tide
2018-01-25 Thu 05:17 PM Sunset
2018-01-25 Thu 09:30 PM 1.82 feet Low Tide
The conditions look horrific as the wind models are calling for stiff onshore breezes all day long. The winds are slated to blow 7-12 at first light jump up into the 15-25 MPH range shortly after. There’s a 40% chance of rain and the air temp plummets to 61 degrees.
For Friday morning foul winds look to continue as the swell peaks. The best West facing beaches should see head high to OH sets from 295-305 degrees and 12-14 second intervals. Keep an eye on the morning breezes.
2018-01-26 Fri 01:46 AM Moonset
2018-01-26 Fri 04:23 AM 5.21 feet High Tide
2018-01-26 Fri 06:54 AM Sunrise
2018-01-26 Fri 11:49 AM 0.37 feet Low Tide
2018-01-26 Fri 12:50 PM Moonrise
2018-01-26 Fri 05:18 PM Sunset
2018-01-26 Fri 06:06 PM 3.14 feet High Tide
2018-01-26 Fri 10:41 PM 1.94 feet Low Tide
The conditions look poor with Westerly winds in the 8-14 MPH all day long. The air temp tops out at 63 degrees.
Water Temps are as follows – Malibu 61, Santa Monica 61, Hermosa 62, Huntington 60 and Newport 62 degrees.
I’ll be back on Tuesday with the next update!
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