SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 3-11-18
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For Monday morning we’ll dip into the knee to waist high zone with small background swell up and down the coast.
2018-03-12 Mon 01:08 AM 2.38 feet Low Tide
2018-03-12 Mon 04:12 AM Moonrise
2018-03-12 Mon 07:02 AM 4.62 feet High Tide
2018-03-12 Mon 07:08 AM Sunrise
2018-03-12 Mon 02:08 PM 0.00 feet Low Tide
2018-03-12 Mon 02:43 PM Moonset
2018-03-12 Mon 06:59 PM Sunset
2018-03-12 Mon 08:44 PM 3.74 feet High Tide
The conditions fair again variable 2-4 MPH breezes out of the West until noon and 7-9 MPH in the afternoon. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp dips to 64 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see a slight uptick in size as some small, long interval NW Swell rolls in from a steep 305-310 degree angle with 14-16 second intervals. Don’t expect much but the top West facing beaches should see waist high + waves.
2018-03-13 Tue 01:45 AM 2.05 feet Low Tide
2018-03-13 Tue 04:55 AM Moonrise
2018-03-13 Tue 07:07 AM Sunrise
2018-03-13 Tue 07:42 AM 4.90 feet High Tide
2018-03-13 Tue 02:38 PM -0.19 feet Low Tide
2018-03-13 Tue 03:37 PM Moonset
2018-03-13 Tue 07:00 PM Sunset
2018-03-13 Tue 09:04 PM 3.95 feet High Tide
The conditions look to be okay in the early AM with variable winds out of the East in the 2-3 MPH range until 10AM and 4-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 50% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 65 degrees.
For Wednesday morning we’ll see a triple combo of swell but it looks like there may be some shi#%%y conditions going hand in hand with surf. The surf will be comprised of pulses out of the SW,(190-195 degrees with 14 second intervals), a Westerly angled NW wind swell, (280-285 degrees with 10-12 seconds), and NW ground swell, (305-310 degrees with 14-15 second intervals). With a mixed bag of energy and some weather involved it’ll be anyone’s guess as to what will be decent…. if anything. The top spots should go shoulder to head high +.
2018-03-14 Wed 02:18 AM 1.70 feet Low Tide
2018-03-14 Wed 05:35 AM Moonrise
2018-03-14 Wed 07:05 AM Sunrise
2018-03-14 Wed 08:17 AM 5.13 feet High Tide
2018-03-14 Wed 03:04 PM -0.32 feet Low Tide
2018-03-14 Wed 04:32 PM Moonset
2018-03-14 Wed 07:01 PM Sunset
2018-03-14 Wed 09:24 PM 4.17 feet High Tide
The conditions look iffy at best with onshore breezes all day long. It will start off light early but bump up to 10-17 MPH in the afternoon. There’s a 20% chance of rain and the air temp drops to 62 degrees.
For Thursday morning we’ll see continued energy out of the NW while the already sporadic SW energy fizzles even more. The top West facing breaks should see chest to shoulder high + surf, but once again the conditions look be less than stellar.
2018-03-15 Thu 02:48 AM 1.36 feet Low Tide
2018-03-15 Thu 06:12 AM Moonrise
2018-03-15 Thu 07:04 AM Sunrise
2018-03-15 Thu 08:51 AM 5.28 feet High Tide
2018-03-15 Thu 03:30 PM -0.36 feet Low Tide
2018-03-15 Thu 05:29 PM Moonset
2018-03-15 Thu 07:01 PM Sunset
2018-03-15 Thu 09:45 PM 4.39 feet High Tide
The conditions iffy again with variable 8-11 MPH breezes out of the West all day long. There’s a 20% chance of rain and the air temp drops to 59 degrees.
Water Temps are as follows, (based on this dates forecast) – Malibu 57, Santa Monica 59, Hermosa 58, Huntington 57 and Newport 58 degrees.
I’ll be back on Tuesday with the next update!
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