SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 1-24-17
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For Wednesday morning that energy will taper off a hair, but the best West facing breaks will continue to produce meaty, OH to WOH, (well overhead), sets through the morning and slowly back down in the afternoon. Don’t worry though, more punishing NW swell will start to show up late Thursday morning and put the best West facing breaks back into the OH to WOH zone late in the day. That energy should peak Friday morning.
The sea surface should remain clean, but the urban runoff will remain an issue.
2017-01-25 Wed 01:03 AM 2.09 feet Low Tide
2017-01-25 Wed 04:58 AM Moonrise
2017-01-25 Wed 06:55 AM Sunrise
2017-01-25 Wed 07:18 AM 5.66 feet High Tide
2017-01-25 Wed 02:28 PM -0.54 feet Low Tide
2017-01-25 Wed 03:32 PM Moonset
2017-01-25 Wed 05:17 PM Sunset
2017-01-25 Wed 08:52 PM 3.72 feet High Tide
The conditions look fantastic through the morning with breezes out of the E/NE in the 3-7 MPH range until noon and a mild 2-6 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. THERE IS NO RAIN IN THE FORECAST until February and the air temp tops out at 60 degrees.
For Thursday morning that energy will fill in throughout the day with sets in the OH to WOH zone by sundown. The onslaught of energy will peak Friday morning and become more manageable for Saturday and Sunday.
2017-01-26 Thu 01:38 AM 1.95 feet Low Tide
2017-01-26 Thu 05:46 AM Moonrise
2017-01-26 Thu 06:54 AM Sunrise
2017-01-26 Thu 07:50 AM 5.86 feet High Tide
2017-01-26 Thu 02:57 PM -0.74 feet Low Tide
2017-01-26 Thu 04:25 PM Moonset
2017-01-26 Thu 05:18 PM Sunset
2017-01-26 Thu 09:20 PM 3.87 feet High Tide
The conditions should be great in the morning with variable breezes out of the NE/NNE in the 3-8 MPH range until noon and 3-6 MPH out of the West until sundown. The air temp tops out at 59 degrees.
For Friday morning that next swell should be in full swing with OH to DOH + sets for the top West facing beaches. The top spots will remain a daunting proposition with some Navy Seal Like skills needed. The swell direction will be a standard fare 295-300 angle with lofty 18-20 second intervals. Looks like another real ass kicker of a swell!
2017-01-27 Fri 02:12 AM 1.82 feet Low Tide
2017-01-27 Fri 06:32 AM Moonrise
2017-01-27 Fri 06:53 AM Sunrise
2017-01-27 Fri 08:23 AM 5.97 feet High Tide
2017-01-27 Fri 03:27 PM -0.84 feet Low Tide
2017-01-27 Fri 04:08 PM New Moon
2017-01-27 Fri 05:19 PM Sunset
2017-01-27 Fri 05:22 PM Moonset
2017-01-27 Fri 09:49 PM 4.00 feet High Tide
The conditions should be excellent as the Santa Ana winds whip into town and kick up heavy N/NNE winds at 7-18 MPH all day long, (stronger below passes and canyons). The air temp tops out at 60 degrees.
For Saturday morning that next swell will already be on the decline but continue to dole out meaty OH to WOH sets in the AM. An early high tide around 9AM should make things a bit more manageable.
2017-01-28 Sat 02:48 AM 1.71 feet Low Tide
2017-01-28 Sat 06:53 AM Sunrise
2017-01-28 Sat 07:15 AM Moonrise
2017-01-28 Sat 08:57 AM 5.97 feet High Tide
2017-01-28 Sat 03:58 PM -0.83 feet Low Tide
2017-01-28 Sat 05:20 PM Sunset
2017-01-28 Sat 06:20 PM Moonset
2017-01-28 Sat 10:20 PM 4.11 feet High Tide
The conditions should be excellent with N/NNE winds at 6-11 MPH all day long, (stronger below the passes and canyons). The air temp tops out at 65 degrees.
For Sunday morning the surf should slack off into a more user friendly size with Head high high plus sets.
2017-01-29 Sun 03:25 AM 1.63 feet Low Tide
2017-01-29 Sun 06:52 AM Sunrise
2017-01-29 Sun 07:56 AM Moonrise
2017-01-29 Sun 09:32 AM 5.82 feet High Tide
2017-01-29 Sun 04:30 PM -0.70 feet Low Tide
2017-01-29 Sun 05:21 PM Sunset
2017-01-29 Sun 07:21 PM Moonset
2017-01-29 Sun 10:53 PM 4.22 feet High Tide
The conditions should be pretty good with N/NNE winds at 5-10 MPH until noon and 4-8 MPH out of the West until sundown. The air temp jumps up to 69 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 Wednesday with the latest scoop!
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