SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 1-2-16
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For Monday morning we’ll see that NW energy back down into the chest high zone through the AM and be on a slow fade through the day.
2017-01-02 Mon 12:16 AM 3.85 feet High Tide
2017-01-02 Mon 05:00 AM 2.43 feet Low Tide
2017-01-02 Mon 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-01-02 Mon 09:56 AM Moonrise
2017-01-02 Mon 10:58 AM 5.10 feet High Tide
2017-01-02 Mon 04:56 PM Sunset
2017-01-02 Mon 06:15 PM -0.02 feet Low Tide
2017-01-02 Mon 09:28 PM Moonset
The conditions could be okay with a bit of swirling wind through the day. Wind models are calling for 3-6 MPH breezes out of the E/SE/S until noon and then those turn Westerly with roughly the same velocity until dark. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 55 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see that NW energy dip into waist high + zone. The morning tides look good but there won’t be much swell to speak of.
2017-01-03 Tue 01:04 AM 3.97 feet High Tide
2017-01-03 Tue 06:04 AM 2.49 feet Low Tide
2017-01-03 Tue 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-01-03 Tue 10:33 AM Moonrise
2017-01-03 Tue 11:49 AM 4.57 feet High Tide
2017-01-03 Tue 04:57 PM Sunset
2017-01-03 Tue 06:59 PM 0.33 feet Low Tide
2017-01-03 Tue 10:29 PM Moonset
The conditions looks like pretty good all day with with offshore breezes in the 5-8 MPH range until noon and a 2-5 MPH out of the East in the afternoon. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 60 degrees.
For Wednesday morning the surf will continue to be anemic with nothing more than waist high surf for the top West facing breaks.
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2017-01-04 Wed 01:57 AM 4.17 feet High Tide
2017-01-04 Wed 07:00 AM Sunrise
2017-01-04 Wed 07:30 AM 2.41 feet Low Tide
2017-01-04 Wed 11:10 AM Moonrise
2017-01-04 Wed 12:57 PM 3.99 feet High Tide
2017-01-04 Wed 04:58 PM Sunset
2017-01-04 Wed 07:50 PM 0.71 feet Low Tide
2017-01-04 Wed 11:31 PM Moonset
The conditions look pretty good again with variable winds in the 1-2 MPH zone until noon and 5-7 MPH out of the West until dark. There’s a 40% chance of rain and the air temp holds steady at 60 degrees.
For Thursday morning we’ll see a slight bump in size as an unseasonal SW swell rolls in. This energy, although small will have some pop to it with 14-16 seconds from a liberal 215-220 degree angle. The most exposed West facing breaks will see inconsistent waist high plus sets. There will also be some meager NW background swell in the mix, but nothing to really hang your hat on.
2017-01-05 Thu 02:52 AM 4.49 feet High Tide
2017-01-05 Thu 07:00 AM Sunrise
2017-01-05 Thu 09:10 AM 2.04 feet Low Tide
2017-01-05 Thu 11:47 AM Moonrise
2017-01-05 Thu 11:47 AM First Quarter
2017-01-05 Thu 02:31 PM 3.49 feet High Tide
2017-01-05 Thu 04:59 PM Sunset
2017-01-05 Thu 08:47 PM 1.07 feet Low Tide
The conditions look decent with Easterly winds in the 1-3 MPH zone until noon and 2-5 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 30% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 61 degrees.
For Friday morning we’ll see a continued combo swell of small NW and SW energy which won’t add up to much more than waist high now matter how you slice.
2017-01-06 Fri 12:34 AM Moonset
2017-01-06 Fri 03:46 AM 4.91 feet High Tide
2017-01-06 Fri 07:00 AM Sunrise
2017-01-06 Fri 10:37 AM 1.37 feet Low Tide
2017-01-06 Fri 12:25 PM Moonrise
2017-01-06 Fri 04:17 PM 3.30 feet High Tide
2017-01-06 Fri 05:00 PM Sunset
2017-01-06 Fri 09:49 PM 1.35 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be okay with variable breezes out of the E/SE in the 3-6 MPH zone until noon and those remain a mild 3-6 out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp holds at 63 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 57, Santa Monica 57, Hermosa 57, Huntington 56 and Newport 59 degrees. Click the tides tab on the widget below for updated water temps or if you’re on a mobile device just scroll down!
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