Today’s Slideshow is courtesy of Mike Durand – El Porto 3-2-14
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 3-3-14
Surfed the South Bay this morning and it was like floating in giant petrie dish. Man there was some foul stuff floating around out there. Some the schmegma was unidentifiable, but it’s the stuff you can’t see that you have to worry about. When I got home I treated my ears with alcohol, hit the netti pot a couple times, took a hot shower and said a silent prayer that nothing crawled up my ass! We’ll see what happens, hopefully I don’t start growing a tail or a third eye!
By Tuesday morning we’ll a strong, 17-19 second ground swell move in from a Westerly 275-280 degree angle. This is a deep water swell and will have some serious kick to it. The top West facing breaks will be well overhead when the swell fills in. There will plenty of surf early but look for larger sets to show up later in the AM and building through the day.
2014-03-04 Tue 05:13 AM 0.22 feet Low Tide
2014-03-04 Tue 06:18 AM Sunrise
2014-03-04 Tue 08:20 AM Moonrise
2014-03-04 Tue 11:17 AM 4.32 feet High Tide
2014-03-04 Tue 05:10 PM 0.71 feet Low Tide
2014-03-04 Tue 05:52 PM Sunset
2014-03-04 Tue 09:52 PM Moonset
2014-03-04 Tue 11:31 PM 5.19 feet High Tide
The conditions look to be fair with variable winds in the 2-5 MPH range until 10AM and 7-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp heats up to 67 degrees.
Wednesday morning looks like another sizable day for waves with the top breaks pulling in overhead to well overhead sets. It will once again be due to that new, long interval ground swell from 280-290 degrees. Plenty of punch out there so the points and reefs will likely be the best bet!
2014-03-05 Wed 06:10 AM 0.49 feet Low Tide
2014-03-05 Wed 06:17 AM Sunrise
2014-03-05 Wed 09:01 AM Moonrise
2014-03-05 Wed 12:15 PM 3.62 feet High Tide
2014-03-05 Wed 05:46 PM 1.34 feet Low Tide
2014-03-05 Wed 05:53 PM Sunset
2014-03-05 Wed 10:52 PM Moonset
The conditions should be fair again with variable winds in the 1-4 MPH range until 11AM and a mild 6-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds steady at 67 degrees.
Thursday morning looks be a tad smaller as that energy starts a slow fade through the day. The best West facing breaks will remain overhead plus.
It looks there will be plenty of swells filling in behind this one. Better late than never. We’ll see what type of sand bars the beaches have when the dust settles!
2014-03-06 Thu 12:16 AM 4.89 feet High Tide
2014-03-06 Thu 06:16 AM Sunrise
2014-03-06 Thu 07:20 AM 0.77 feet Low Tide
2014-03-06 Thu 09:43 AM Moonrise
2014-03-06 Thu 01:33 PM 3.04 feet High Tide
2014-03-06 Thu 05:54 PM Sunset
2014-03-06 Thu 06:29 PM 1.93 feet Low Tide
2014-03-06 Thu 11:48 PM Moonset
The conditions look okay with a light onshore flow and variable winds in the 1-4 MPH range until 11AM and 8-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 68 degrees and there’s only a 10% chance of rain.
The current water temps Newport 60 degrees, Huntington 62 degrees, the South Bay showed as 61 degrees, Santa Monica 61 degrees and Malibu 59 degrees.
I’ll be back on Tuesday with the 5DAY 4CAST!