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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 1-5-14
If you haven’t seen the Video of the Great White Shark encounter, at El Porto, from 10-16-13
Check it out!
For Monday morning we should see some fresh NW swell start to fill in later in the day putting the best West facing beaches into the waist high plus range with 14-16 second intervals from a 295-300 degrees.
2014-01-06 Mon 01:13 AM 4.78 feet High Tide
2014-01-06 Mon 07:00 AM Sunrise
2014-01-06 Mon 07:08 AM 1.77 feet Low Tide
2014-01-06 Mon 10:35 AM Moonrise
2014-01-06 Mon 12:49 PM 4.27 feet High Tide
2014-01-06 Mon 04:59 PM Sunset
2014-01-06 Mon 07:21 PM 0.46 feet Low Tide
2014-01-06 Mon 11:19 PM Moonset
The conditions look good with NE/NNE breezes in the 6-8 MPH zone, (stronger below passes and canyons), until noon and 4-8 MPH West winds in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at a 72 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we should see some fresh NW swell to fill in through the day putting the best West facing beaches into the waist to chest high range with some larger sets at the top spots. This angle will remain a steep 295-300 degree angle.
2014-01-07 Tue 02:13 AM 4.87 feet High Tide
2014-01-07 Tue 07:00 AM Sunrise
2014-01-07 Tue 08:41 AM 1.67 feet Low Tide
2014-01-07 Tue 11:12 AM Moonrise
2014-01-07 Tue 02:14 PM 3.54 feet High Tide
2014-01-07 Tue 05:00 PM Sunset
2014-01-07 Tue 07:40 PM First Quarter
2014-01-07 Tue 08:17 PM 1.07 feet Low Tide
The conditions will be fair plus with continued NE/NNE breezes in the 2-8 MPH zone until noon and 6-8 MPH West winds in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at a 69 degrees.
Wednesday morning will remain waist to chest high range for the better West facing beaches. This energy will be best in the AM and fade through the day.
2014-01-08 Wed 12:20 AM Moonset
2014-01-08 Wed 03:15 AM 5.00 feet High Tide
2014-01-08 Wed 07:00 AM Sunrise
2014-01-08 Wed 10:18 AM 1.30 feet Low Tide
2014-01-08 Wed 11:48 AM Moonrise
2014-01-08 Wed 04:01 PM 3.14 feet High Tide
2014-01-08 Wed 05:01 PM Sunset
2014-01-08 Wed 09:21 PM 1.57 feet Low Tide
The conditions will remain pretty good with NE/NNE winds in the 5-10 MPH range until noon and 9-11MPH out of the West for the rest of the day. The air temp dips to 66 degrees.
For Thursday morning starts off small with small with inconsistent waist high plus sets. It looks like we’ll see some small, but long interval, NW ground swell start to show late in the day. This will move in at an even steeper angle of 300-305 degrees.
2014-01-09 Thu 01:19 AM Moonset
2014-01-09 Thu 04:16 AM 5.17 feet High Tide
2014-01-09 Thu 07:00 AM Sunrise
2014-01-09 Thu 11:36 AM 0.78 feet Low Tide
2014-01-09 Thu 12:26 PM Moonrise
2014-01-09 Thu 05:02 PM Sunset
2014-01-09 Thu 05:41 PM 3.13 feet High Tide
2014-01-09 Thu 10:28 PM 1.90 feet Low Tide
The conditions look okay for the morning with N/NNE breezes in the 5-7 MPH until 11AM and 5-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 30% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at a 65 degrees.
The current water temps Newport 58 degrees, Huntington 60 degrees, the South Bay showed as 60 degrees, Santa Monica 59 degrees and Malibu 59 degrees.
I’ll be back on Monday with the next update!