SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 3-9-17
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For Friday morning we’ll see a little bump in size with some medium interval, 12-14 second, NW wind swell roll in from a Westerly 285-290 degree angle. Nothing to get real fired up about the better West facing beaches should have some chest high sets if you can work around the high tide.
2017-03-10 Fri 01:32 AM 1.14 feet Low Tide
2017-03-10 Fri 05:02 AM Moonset
2017-03-10 Fri 06:10 AM Sunrise
2017-03-10 Fri 07:34 AM 5.76 feet High Tide
2017-03-10 Fri 02:18 PM -0.83 feet Low Tide
2017-03-10 Fri 04:22 PM Moonrise
2017-03-10 Fri 05:58 PM Sunset
2017-03-10 Fri 08:38 PM 4.66 feet High Tide
The conditions look pretty good with variable 2-6 MPH winds all day long with offshore breezes until around noon. The air temp tops out at 74 degrees.
For Saturday morning the models things are looking rather bleak especially for the morning session as high tide and meager swell combine for lack luster waves. Top spots should go waist high plus on the sets but tides will once again weigh in on the AM surf.
* Spring forward! Put your clock one hour ahead Saturday night… we’re getting some longer days in the books!
2017-03-11 Sat 02:13 AM 0.83 feet Low Tide
2017-03-11 Sat 05:41 AM Moonset
2017-03-11 Sat 06:09 AM Sunrise
2017-03-11 Sat 08:16 AM 5.69 feet High Tide
2017-03-11 Sat 02:50 PM -0.66 feet Low Tide
2017-03-11 Sat 05:22 PM Moonrise
2017-03-11 Sat 05:58 PM Sunset
2017-03-11 Sat 09:07 PM 4.81 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with variable, 1-5 MPH winds until noon and 6-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp hangs tough at 73 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll see that uninspiring NW energy hold with continued wind swell from that same angle. The tides are a bit more reasonable and weather wise it should be another nice day again.
2017-03-12 Sun 03:52 AM 0.62 feet Low Tide
2017-03-12 Sun 07:08 AM Sunrise
2017-03-12 Sun 07:17 AM Moonset
2017-03-12 Sun 07:54 AM Full Moon
2017-03-12 Sun 09:54 AM 5.47 feet High Tide
2017-03-12 Sun 04:20 PM -0.37 feet Low Tide
2017-03-12 Sun 06:59 PM Sunset
2017-03-12 Sun 07:21 PM Moonrise
2017-03-12 Sun 10:35 PM 4.89 feet High Tide
The conditions look great with N/NNE winds at 3-9 MOPH until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 5-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to 77 degrees.
Monday morning we’ll see small, sporadic knee to waist high everywhere but it will be the hottest day we’ve seen at the beaches in quite some time.
2017-03-13 Mon 04:29 AM 0.52 feet Low Tide
2017-03-13 Mon 07:06 AM Sunrise
2017-03-13 Mon 07:51 AM Moonset
2017-03-13 Mon 10:31 AM 5.13 feet High Tide
2017-03-13 Mon 04:48 PM 0.01 feet Low Tide
2017-03-13 Mon 07:00 PM Sunset
2017-03-13 Mon 08:18 PM Moonrise
2017-03-13 Mon 11:02 PM 4.89 feet High Tide
The conditions look to be fantastic with N/NE/NNE, 2-7 MPH until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and 3-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp skyrockets to 85 degrees.
For Tuesday morning the song will remain the same with knee to waist high surf everywhere but there will be an okay tide push through the morning hours.
2017-03-14 Tue 05:06 AM 0.52 feet Low Tide
2017-03-14 Tue 07:05 AM Sunrise
2017-03-14 Tue 08:25 AM Moonset
2017-03-14 Tue 11:07 AM 4.70 feet High Tide
2017-03-14 Tue 05:14 PM 0.45 feet Low Tide
2017-03-14 Tue 07:01 PM Sunset
2017-03-14 Tue 09:14 PM Moonrise
2017-03-14 Tue 11:29 PM 4.82 feet High Tide
The conditions look great again with 1-6 MPH winds out of the E/NE/NNE all day long, (stronger below the passes and canyons). The air temp dips a hair to 79 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 55, Santa Monica 57, Hermosa 58, 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!
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