SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 3-30-18
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For Friday morning we’ll wallow in sub-par knee to waist high purgatory with the South facing beaches getting some inconsistent waist high + sets.
2018-03-30 Fri 03:16 AM 0.32 feet Low Tide
2018-03-30 Fri 06:29 AM Moonset
2018-03-30 Fri 06:43 AM Sunrise
2018-03-30 Fri 09:19 AM 5.54 feet High Tide
2018-03-30 Fri 03:39 PM -0.47 feet Low Tide
2018-03-30 Fri 06:38 PM Moonrise
2018-03-30 Fri 07:13 PM Sunset
2018-03-30 Fri 09:54 PM 5.31 feet High Tide
The conditions look decent with variable 1-2 MPH breezes until noon and 6-11 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 72 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’ll see continued sporadic SW swell in the waist high + range and small NW energy in the background.
2018-03-31 Sat 03:58 AM 0.03 feet Low Tide
2018-03-31 Sat 05:37 AM Full Moon
2018-03-31 Sat 06:42 AM Sunrise
2018-03-31 Sat 07:05 AM Moonset
2018-03-31 Sat 10:02 AM 5.27 feet High Tide
2018-03-31 Sat 04:10 PM -0.09 feet Low Tide
2018-03-31 Sat 07:14 PM Sunset
2018-03-31 Sat 07:41 PM Moonrise
2018-03-31 Sat 10:24 PM 5.41 feet High Tide
The conditions look decent with variable 1-2 MPH breezes until 10AM and 5-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 68 degrees.
For Sunday morning, April Fools, we’ll see continued spotty, small, South swell in the waist high + zone from a 195 degree angle and 16-17 second intervals. We’ll also see knee to waist high wind swell out of the NW with 6-8 second intervals and a steep 310 degree angle.
2018-04-01 Sun 04:39 AM -0.10 feet Low Tide
2018-04-01 Sun 06:41 AM Sunrise
2018-04-01 Sun 07:40 AM Moonset
2018-04-01 Sun 10:44 AM 4.86 feet High Tide
2018-04-01 Sun 04:41 PM 0.37 feet Low Tide
2018-04-01 Sun 07:14 PM Sunset
2018-04-01 Sun 08:42 PM Moonrise
2018-04-01 Sun 10:54 PM 5.39 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay with variable winds in the 1-3 MPH range until noon and 5-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips a hair to 66 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Monday morning we’ll see continued smallish NW & SW energy being served up. The SW will be from a 190-195 degree angle with 16 second intervals and the NW will remain the 2nd fiddle and be in the knee to waist high range.
2018-04-02 Mon 05:21 AM -0.08 feet Low Tide
2018-04-02 Mon 06:39 AM Sunrise
2018-04-02 Mon 08:16 AM Moonset
2018-04-02 Mon 11:27 AM 4.37 feet High Tide
2018-04-02 Mon 05:10 PM 0.89 feet Low Tide
2018-04-02 Mon 07:15 PM Sunset
2018-04-02 Mon 09:41 PM Moonrise
2018-04-02 Mon 11:24 PM 5.25 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay for spots that like a South wind with 5-8 MPH breezes out of the SE/SSE until noon and 8-11 MPH winds out of the SW in the afternoon. The air holds at 66 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Tuesday morning we’ll so no significant changes with small SW and NW energy resulting in knee to waist high surf up and down the coast. The top South facing breaks will definitely be your best bet.
2018-04-03 Tue 06:04 AM 0.07 feet Low Tide
2018-04-03 Tue 06:38 AM Sunrise
2018-04-03 Tue 08:52 AM Moonset
2018-04-03 Tue 12:14 PM 3.84 feet High Tide
2018-04-03 Tue 05:37 PM 1.43 feet Low Tide
2018-04-03 Tue 07:16 PM Sunset
2018-04-03 Tue 10:39 PM Moonrise
2018-04-03 Tue 11:54 PM 5.01 feet High Tide
The conditions look similar to those of Monday with 4-8 MPH out of the E/SE/SSE until noon and 8-10 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Wednesday morning we’ll see a little bump in size as some fresh South swell will be in play for the AM. This energy will roll in from a fairly steep angle of 185 degrees with stout 17 second intervals. Due to the steep nature of the swell the waves will be very discriminating and only visit the exposed South facing beaches like the OC and San O’ areas. Definitely not pumping, but there should be a little something to sink your teeth into.
2018-04-04 Wed 06:37 AM Sunrise
2018-04-04 Wed 06:52 AM 0.32 feet Low Tide
2018-04-04 Wed 09:31 AM Moonset
2018-04-04 Wed 01:08 PM 3.34 feet High Tide
2018-04-04 Wed 06:04 PM 1.94 feet Low Tide
2018-04-04 Wed 07:17 PM Sunset
2018-04-04 Wed 11:35 PM Moonrise
The conditions look decent with variable 2-4 MPH Southerly breezes until 10AM and 7-9 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 67 degrees and once again there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Thursday morning we’ll see continued sets from the aforementioned swell. The motherlode of surf will get into only the most exposed South facing beaches, ie OC and San O’ areas – with 16 second intervals from that same 185 degree angle.
2018-04-05 Thu 12:27 AM 4.70 feet High Tide
2018-04-05 Thu 06:35 AM Sunrise
2018-04-05 Thu 07:50 AM 0.60 feet Low Tide
2018-04-05 Thu 10:12 AM Moonset
2018-04-05 Thu 02:25 PM 2.94 feet High Tide
2018-04-05 Thu 06:30 PM 2.40 feet Low Tide
2018-04-05 Thu 07:17 PM Sunset
The conditions look tolerable with variable 2-5 MPH breezes until noon and 7-9 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 68 degrees and once again there’s a 10% chance of rain.
Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 56, Santa Monica 58, South Bay 58, Huntington 56, Newport 58
I’ll be back on Monday with the next update!
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