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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 1-7-14
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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 variable winds out of the East in the 2-4 MPH range until noon and mild 4-6 MPH breezes out of the West for the rest of the day. The air temp dips to 65 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 throughout the day. This will move in at an even steeper angle of 300-305 degrees.
We’re also expecting an infusion of steeply angled, NW wind swell to start showing up in the afternoon. This will be quick lived and fade quickly through Friday morning.
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 should be okay for the morning with variable breezes in the 1-5 MPH range until 11AM and 7-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 20% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at a 63 degrees.
Friday morning we should see that NW wind swell and remnant ground swell combine for chest to shoulder high plus surf at the top West facing breaks.
2014-01-10 Fri 02:16 AM Moonset
2014-01-10 Fri 05:10 AM 5.35 feet High Tide
2014-01-10 Fri 07:00 AM Sunrise
2014-01-10 Fri 12:33 PM 0.30 feet Low Tide
2014-01-10 Fri 01:06 PM Moonrise
2014-01-10 Fri 05:03 PM Sunset
2014-01-10 Fri 06:53 PM 3.31 feet High Tide
2014-01-10 Fri 11:28 PM 2.07 feet Low Tide
The conditions will be pretty good through the morning with NE/NNE breezes in the 10-14 MPH zone until noon and 5-9 MPH West winds in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at a 72 degrees.
For Saturday morning there should still be a little bit of meat left on that bone as the better West facing breaks cough up waist high plus surf for the more exposed beaches.
2014-01-11 Sat 03:11 AM Moonset
2014-01-11 Sat 05:57 AM 5.52 feet High Tide
2014-01-11 Sat 06:59 AM Sunrise
2014-01-11 Sat 01:17 PM -0.08 feet Low Tide
2014-01-11 Sat 01:49 PM Moonrise
2014-01-11 Sat 05:04 PM Sunset
2014-01-11 Sat 07:44 PM 3.49 feet High Tide
The conditions will be fair with N/NNE breezes in the 6-12 MPH zone until 11AM and 6-8 MPH West winds in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at a 70 degrees.
For Sunday morning is looking smaller with waist high surf at the better spots.
2014-01-12 Sun 12:18 AM 2.12 feet Low Tide
2014-01-12 Sun 04:03 AM Moonset
2014-01-12 Sun 06:37 AM 5.65 feet High Tide
2014-01-12 Sun 06:59 AM Sunrise
2014-01-12 Sun 01:54 PM -0.34 feet Low Tide
2014-01-12 Sun 02:35 PM Moonrise
2014-01-12 Sun 05:05 PM Sunset
2014-01-12 Sun 08:22 PM 3.64 feet High Tide
The conditions will be fair with continued N/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 70 degrees.
The current water temps Newport 58 degrees, Huntington 60 degrees, the South Bay showed as 60 degrees, Santa Monica 59 degrees and Malibu 57 degrees.
I’ll be back on Wednesday with the next update!