SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 3-16-17
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For Friday morning looks to be the money day of the week as our pre-existing NW energy is joined by a decent, medium interval, (12-13 seconds), NW wind swell from a 290-295 degree angle. The top West facing breaks should see chest high peaks and possibly even a little bigger depending on how the wind swell plays out.
2017-03-17 Fri 12:27 AM 4.51 feet High Tide
2017-03-17 Fri 07:01 AM Sunrise
2017-03-17 Fri 07:16 AM 0.99 feet Low Tide
2017-03-17 Fri 10:09 AM Moonset
2017-03-17 Fri 01:17 PM 3.15 feet High Tide
2017-03-17 Fri 06:26 PM 1.86 feet Low Tide
2017-03-17 Fri 07:03 PM Sunset
2017-03-17 Fri 11:56 PM Moonrise
The conditions look fair with 1-4 MPH variable winds until noon and 5-7 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds fast at 67 degrees.
For Saturday morning the surf will be on the fade with predominately waist high plus surf for most areas and some larger sets getting into the best West facing beaches.
2017-03-18 Sat 01:01 AM 4.30 feet High Tide
2017-03-18 Sat 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-03-18 Sat 08:22 AM 1.18 feet Low Tide
2017-03-18 Sat 10:47 AM Moonset
2017-03-18 Sat 02:38 PM 2.73 feet High Tide
2017-03-18 Sat 06:49 PM 2.28 feet Low Tide
2017-03-18 Sat 07:04 PM Sunset
The conditions look pretty good for spots that like a Southerly wind direction. We’ll see 1-4 MPH winds out of the E/SE/SSE until noon and 6-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp drops off to 64 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll see a mish mash of leftover swell that should keep most spots in the waist high plus zone. The tides and winds are looking pretty good so there should be at least a little something to play with out there.
2017-03-19 Sun 12:49 AM Moonrise
2017-03-19 Sun 01:49 AM 4.08 feet High Tide
2017-03-19 Sun 06:58 AM Sunrise
2017-03-19 Sun 09:56 AM 1.22 feet Low Tide
2017-03-19 Sun 11:29 AM Moonset
2017-03-19 Sun 05:38 PM 2.67 feet High Tide
2017-03-19 Sun 07:05 PM Sunset
2017-03-19 Sun 07:22 PM 2.65 feet Low Tide
The conditions look fair with variable winds at 0-4 MPH until noon and 6-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 65 degrees.
For Monday morning we’ll no significant change in surf with waist high waves on tap up and down the coast.
2017-03-20 Mon 01:40 AM Moonrise
2017-03-20 Mon 03:06 AM 3.92 feet High Tide
2017-03-20 Mon 06:57 AM Sunrise
2017-03-20 Mon 09:01 AM Last Quarter
2017-03-20 Mon 11:30 AM 1.00 feet Low Tide
2017-03-20 Mon 12:14 PM Moonset
2017-03-20 Mon 07:05 PM Sunset
2017-03-20 Mon 07:16 PM 2.99 feet High Tide
2017-03-20 Mon 10:21 PM 2.85 feet Low Tide
The conditions look tolerable with light and variable winds at 1-5 MPH until noon and 8-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 61 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see continued waist high surf.
2017-03-21 Tue 02:29 AM Moonrise
2017-03-21 Tue 04:43 AM 3.98 feet High Tide
2017-03-21 Tue 06:55 AM Sunrise
2017-03-21 Tue 12:32 PM 0.66 feet Low Tide
2017-03-21 Tue 01:02 PM Moonset
2017-03-21 Tue 07:06 PM Sunset
2017-03-21 Tue 07:38 PM 3.29 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with variable winds at 2-5 MPH until noon and 4-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 62 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 56, Santa Monica 60, Hermosa 58, Huntington 59 and Newport 58 degrees. Click the tides tab on the widget below for updated water temps or if you’re on a mobile device just scroll down!
I will be back on Friday with the WEEKEND WARRIOR update!
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