SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 7-5-15
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HURRICANE WATCH: We are monitoring two areas across the East Pacific Basin right now for potential development.
The first area is a low pressure center around 1,100 miles to the east-southeast of the Hawaii Islands. This system appears increasingly unlikely to develop as it moves to the west-northwest into a zone of higher wind shear.
The second area we are watching is a cluster of showers and thunderstorms associated with a low pressure center currently around 1,400 miles southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. This feature is expected to organize into a tropical depression over the next several days as thunderstorms are slowly becoming more symmetrical about a low-level center. In the longer range, this system will move to the northwest and has the potential to impact the Hawaiian Islands in about a week.
Monday morning looks small with sporadic knee to waist high sets out of the SW.
Throw us a frickin’ bone Mother Nature! We’re all starving for a proper swell!!!!!
2015-07-06 Mon 12:26 AM 5.39 feet High Tide
2015-07-06 Mon 05:48 AM Sunrise
2015-07-06 Mon 07:23 AM -0.25 feet Low Tide
2015-07-06 Mon 10:52 AM Moonset
2015-07-06 Mon 02:05 PM 4.68 feet High Tide
2015-07-06 Mon 07:42 PM 2.00 feet Low Tide
2015-07-06 Mon 08:08 PM Sunset
2015-07-06 Mon 11:36 PM Moonrise
The conditions look fair for the AM with variable 1-2 MPH breezes until 10AM and those get up to 8-11 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp hangs tough at 74 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
Tuesday morning we’ll see another little burst of SW energy move in and dish up inconsistent waist to chest high sets, (with some larger waves for the top spots), throughout the day.
This small, but long interval swell will move in from a liberal angle of 210220 degrees and push some sets into any beach with a peek at the South.
2015-07-07 Tue 01:27 AM 4.71 feet High Tide
2015-07-07 Tue 05:49 AM Sunrise
2015-07-07 Tue 08:12 AM 0.25 feet Low Tide
2015-07-07 Tue 11:58 AM Moonset
2015-07-07 Tue 03:00 PM 4.89 feet High Tide
2015-07-07 Tue 08:08 PM Sunset
2015-07-07 Tue 09:08 PM 1.86 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be okay early with variable, 3-5 MPH breezes out of the S/SSE until 10AM and those get up to 9-12 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 73 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Wednesday morning we’ll see the SW energy hit its stride with waist to chest high sets for the South facing breaks and larger waves at the stand out spots in the OC and San O’ areas.
2015-07-08 Wed 12:15 AM Moonrise
2015-07-08 Wed 02:43 AM 4.04 feet High Tide
2015-07-08 Wed 05:49 AM Sunrise
2015-07-08 Wed 09:05 AM 0.77 feet Low Tide
2015-07-08 Wed 01:03 PM Moonset
2015-07-08 Wed 01:26 PM Last Quarter
2015-07-08 Wed 03:59 PM 5.16 feet High Tide
2015-07-08 Wed 08:08 PM Sunset
2015-07-08 Wed 10:40 PM 1.48 feet Low Tide
The conditions look okay early with variable breezes out of the South in the 3-6 MPH zone until 10AM and 9-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 72 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
Thursday morning that SW swell should continue to deliver waist to chest high sets with some larger sneaker sets at the most exposed breaks in the OC and San O’ areas.
2015-07-09 Thu 12:54 AM Moonrise
2015-07-09 Thu 04:18 AM 3.56 feet High Tide
2015-07-09 Thu 05:50 AM Sunrise
2015-07-09 Thu 10:05 AM 1.23 feet Low Tide
2015-07-09 Thu 02:07 PM Moonset
2015-07-09 Thu 04:58 PM 5.47 feet High Tide
2015-07-09 Thu 08:08 PM Sunset
The conditions should be okay with Southerly breezes in the 2-6 MPH zone until 10AM and 9-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 69 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
The current water temps Newport 66 degrees, Huntington 64 degrees, the South Bay showed as 69 degrees, Santa Monica 67 degrees and Malibu 61 degrees.
I’ll be back on Monday with the next update!