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Thursday morning looks a bit more feeble as all swells taper off quickly. The top spots will see knee to waist high surf at best and conditions to deteriorate.
2014-05-22 Thu 01:52 AM Moonrise
2014-05-22 Thu 04:37 AM 4.04 feet High Tide
2014-05-22 Thu 05:47 AM Sunrise
2014-05-22 Thu 11:07 AM 0.40 feet Low Tide
2014-05-22 Thu 02:02 PM Moonset
2014-05-22 Thu 05:54 PM 4.96 feet High Tide
2014-05-22 Thu 07:53 PM Sunset
The conditions will look a little shady again with onshore/side shore breezes out of the S/SW, in the 3-7MPH until 9AM and those will turn West at 10-12 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 69 degrees.
For Friday morning we’ll see continued 6-8 second interval NW wind swell in the waist high zone, and some longer interval, SW energy will start fill in later in the day. The better South facing beaches should go chest high by days end.
2014-05-23 Fri 12:18 AM 1.26 feet Low Tide
2014-05-23 Fri 02:30 AM Moonrise
2014-05-23 Fri 05:47 AM Sunrise
2014-05-23 Fri 06:00 AM 3.91 feet High Tide
2014-05-23 Fri 12:01 PM 0.66 feet Low Tide
2014-05-23 Fri 03:06 PM Moonset
2014-05-23 Fri 06:38 PM 5.38 feet High Tide
2014-05-23 Fri 07:54 PM Sunset
The conditions look a little better with N/NNE breezes in the 5-7 MPH zone until 10AM and then pick up to 8-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 67 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’ll see short interval NW wind swell in the waist high zone, and 14-16 second interval SW energy in the chest high plus range for the standout South facing breaks.
2014-05-24 Sat 01:17 AM 0.59 feet Low Tide
2014-05-24 Sat 03:07 AM Moonrise
2014-05-24 Sat 05:46 AM Sunrise
2014-05-24 Sat 07:11 AM 3.90 feet High Tide
2014-05-24 Sat 12:49 PM 0.90 feet Low Tide
2014-05-24 Sat 04:08 PM Moonset
2014-05-24 Sat 07:18 PM 5.73 feet High Tide
2014-05-24 Sat 07:55 PM Sunset
The conditions look fair with NE/NNE breezes in the 4-6 MPH zone until 10AM and then pick up to 8-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp hits the 69 degree mark.
By Sunday morning all energy will be on the fade. We’ll be left with smallish, NW wind swell in the waist high zone and dying SW energy in the waist high range for the standout South facing breaks.
2014-05-25 Sun 02:07 AM 0.01 feet Low Tide
2014-05-25 Sun 03:44 AM Moonrise
2014-05-25 Sun 05:46 AM Sunrise
2014-05-25 Sun 08:11 AM 3.93 feet High Tide
2014-05-25 Sun 01:32 PM 1.14 feet Low Tide
2014-05-25 Sun 05:09 PM Moonset
2014-05-25 Sun 07:55 PM 5.99 feet High Tide
2014-05-25 Sun 07:55 PM Sunset
The conditions look okay with breezes out of the S/SSE in the 1-3 MPH zone until 9AM and then pick up to 10-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air tops out at 73 degrees.
The current water temps Newport 65 degrees, Huntington 67 degrees, the South Bay showed as 65 degrees, Santa Monica 65 degrees and Malibu 59 degrees.
I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update!