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Shark Update: Besides the 25 great whites spotted Sunday in San Clemente, there were also new sightings Monday in San Clemente when 20 sharks were seen in the area, including a 10-12′ great white that was reeled in by a fisherman on the pier and allegedly another fisherman reported a shark estimated to be 16-20′ in length, (Holy S#$T that’s Jaws size)!

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For Wednesday morning all swell energy will remain in the waist high zone with feeble, inconsistent sets out the SW.

2017-05-24 Wed 03:05 AM -0.74 feet Low Tide
2017-05-24 Wed 05:08 AM Moonrise
2017-05-24 Wed 05:46 AM Sunrise
2017-05-24 Wed 09:17 AM 4.36 feet High Tide
2017-05-24 Wed 02:38 PM 0.96 feet Low Tide
2017-05-24 Wed 06:48 PM Moonset
2017-05-24 Wed 07:55 PM Sunset
2017-05-24 Wed 08:55 PM 6.60 feet High Tide

The conditions should be okay with variable breezes in the 1-4 MPH zone until noon and 7-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 64 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.

For Thursday morning we’ll see a very slight bump in size as a new pulse of smallish SW swell rolls into the picture from a 200-205 degree angle with 14-16 second intervals. It will be inconsistent in the AM but should have a hair more oomph on Friday. This should deliver sporadic waist high sets for beaches with a look at the SW.

2017-05-25 Thu 03:51 AM -1.23 feet Low Tide
2017-05-25 Thu 05:46 AM Sunrise
2017-05-25 Thu 05:56 AM Moonrise
2017-05-25 Thu 10:09 AM 4.34 feet High Tide
2017-05-25 Thu 12:46 PM New Moon
2017-05-25 Thu 03:20 PM 1.17 feet Low Tide
2017-05-25 Thu 07:55 PM Sunset
2017-05-25 Thu 07:59 PM Moonset
2017-05-25 Thu 09:36 PM 6.80 feet High Tide

The conditions should be fair early with variable onshore breezes in the 2-4 MPH zone until 10AM and mild 6-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 63 degrees.

For Friday morning we’ll see that mild SW energy come to its peak with waist high plus sets for the better West facing breaks from that same 205 degree angle with 14-15 second intervals.

2017-05-26 Fri 04:38 AM -1.50 feet Low Tide
2017-05-26 Fri 05:45 AM Sunrise
2017-05-26 Fri 06:49 AM Moonrise
2017-05-26 Fri 11:03 AM 4.26 feet High Tide
2017-05-26 Fri 04:05 PM 1.43 feet Low Tide
2017-05-26 Fri 07:56 PM Sunset
2017-05-26 Fri 09:07 PM Moonset
2017-05-26 Fri 10:19 PM 6.78 feet High Tide

The conditions look a little iffy with 1-6 MPH winds out of the SW until 10AM and 9-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air holds at 63 degrees and there’s a 20% chance of rain.

For Saturday morning we’ll dip into the knee to waist high zone everywhere with small background swell up and down the coast.

2017-05-27 Sat 05:28 AM -1.52 feet Low Tide
2017-05-27 Sat 05:45 AM Sunrise
2017-05-27 Sat 07:47 AM Moonrise
2017-05-27 Sat 11:59 AM 4.14 feet High Tide
2017-05-27 Sat 04:52 PM 1.74 feet Low Tide
2017-05-27 Sat 07:57 PM Sunset
2017-05-27 Sat 10:11 PM Moonset
2017-05-27 Sat 11:05 PM 6.53 feet High Tide

The conditions look a bit unstable again with 4-6 MPH winds out of the We/SW until 10AM and 9-14 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp remains 63 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.

For Sunday morning we’ll remain the knee high plus zone everywhere.

2017-05-28 Sun 05:45 AM Sunrise
2017-05-28 Sun 06:20 AM -1.34 feet Low Tide
2017-05-28 Sun 08:50 AM Moonrise
2017-05-28 Sun 01:00 PM 4.02 feet High Tide
2017-05-28 Sun 05:46 PM 2.06 feet Low Tide
2017-05-28 Sun 07:57 PM Sunset
2017-05-28 Sun 11:08 PM Moonset
2017-05-28 Sun 11:56 PM 6.08 feet High Tide

The conditions look okay early with 1-3 MPH winds out of the West until 10AM and 7-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air tops out at 66 degrees.

Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 60, Santa Monica 65, Hermosa 68, Huntington 62 and Newport 65 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 Wednesday with the latest scoop!

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