SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 3-31-17
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For Saturday morning – April Fools Day – we’ll see that NW ground swell on its last legs, dipping down to 12 second intervals and contributing waist to maybe chest high sets to the general cause.
*Based on what the winds do on Friday, we could have a nice bump in 10-11 second local wind swell enter stage right. The angle will continue to be severe at 310 degrees with 10 second intervals and the best West facing breaks should go shoulder to head high, (possibly bigger).
2017-04-01 Sat 12:36 AM 5.46 feet High Tide
2017-04-01 Sat 06:40 AM Sunrise
2017-04-01 Sat 07:42 AM -0.12 feet Low Tide
2017-04-01 Sat 10:21 AM Moonrise
2017-04-01 Sat 02:11 PM 3.40 feet High Tide
2017-04-01 Sat 07:05 PM 1.90 feet Low Tide
2017-04-01 Sat 07:15 PM Sunset
The conditions look fair with variable winds in the 1-5 MPH range until noon and 7-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp climbs back up to 70 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll be reliant on NW wind swell with shoulder to head high surf for the better West facing breaks, (possibly larger at the top West facing beaches).
Small, sporadic pulses out of the SW will also remain in the mix.
The good news is another solid NW ground swell will weave its way into the picture from a Westerly angle of 285-290 degree angle and muscley 18 second intervals. Don’t expect to see much consistency in the AM, but the Scout sets could start showing up in the afternoon.
2017-04-02 Sun 12:34 AM Moonset
2017-04-02 Sun 01:32 AM 5.17 feet High Tide
2017-04-02 Sun 06:39 AM Sunrise
2017-04-02 Sun 09:02 AM 0.03 feet Low Tide
2017-04-02 Sun 11:15 AM Moonrise
2017-04-02 Sun 03:56 PM 3.22 feet High Tide
2017-04-02 Sun 07:15 PM Sunset
2017-04-02 Sun 08:21 PM 2.35 feet Low Tide
The conditions look okay with variable breezes in the 1-4 MPH range until noon and 9-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 67 degrees.
For Monday morning we’ll see peaking, NW ground swell surf with the best West facing beaches dishing up OH to WOH, (Well Over Head),sets from that same 285-295 degree angle, (with 16-18 second intervals).
Looks like NW wind swell will be in play too with8-10 second intervals from that same steep angle of 310 degrees.
2017-04-03 Mon 01:34 AM Moonset
2017-04-03 Mon 02:46 AM 4.86 feet High Tide
2017-04-03 Mon 06:38 AM Sunrise
2017-04-03 Mon 10:30 AM 0.03 feet Low Tide
2017-04-03 Mon 11:40 AM First Quarter
2017-04-03 Mon 12:13 PM Moonrise
2017-04-03 Mon 05:39 PM 3.43 feet High Tide
2017-04-03 Mon 07:16 PM Sunset
2017-04-03 Mon 10:11 PM 2.50 feet Low Tide
The conditions look fair with variable winds in the 1-3 MPH range until noon and 7-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 66 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see a little dip in size, but there will be plenty of head high to OH peaks for the top West facing beaches as the intervals for that ground swell drop off to 14-16 seconds and the wind swell remains in play for the exposed West facing breaks.
2017-04-04 Tue 02:29 AM Moonset
2017-04-04 Tue 04:16 AM 4.70 feet High Tide
2017-04-04 Tue 06:36 AM Sunrise
2017-04-04 Tue 11:47 AM -0.11 feet Low Tide
2017-04-04 Tue 01:13 PM Moonrise
2017-04-04 Tue 06:45 PM 3.82 feet High Tide
2017-04-04 Tue 07:17 PM Sunset
2017-04-04 Tue 11:48 PM 2.23 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be decent again with variable winds in the 1-3 MPH range until noon and 10-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp bumps back up to 71 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 56, Santa Monica 59, Hermosa 61, Huntington 57 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 Sunday with a look into next week!
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