SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 5-2-17
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For Wednesday morning we’ll see minor NW wind swell and the tail end of that last SW. The better news is than another fresh round of energy will fill in throughout the day. This energy will have meaty 18+ second intervals from a 200 degree angle and put the best South facing breaks into the head high + zone. Sets will be sporadic so expect to do some waiting through the early part of the day but by Thursday morning the shop will be open for business.
2017-05-03 Wed 02:02 AM Moonset
2017-05-03 Wed 03:51 AM 4.46 feet High Tide
2017-05-03 Wed 06:02 AM Sunrise
2017-05-03 Wed 11:08 AM -0.03 feet Low Tide
2017-05-03 Wed 01:08 PM Moonrise
2017-05-03 Wed 06:10 PM 4.25 feet High Tide
2017-05-03 Wed 07:39 PM Sunset
2017-05-03 Wed 11:43 PM 2.12 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be pretty good again for the morning with variable breezes of 1-6 MPH until noon and 6-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 69 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Thursday morning we’ll see that SW energy peak and dish up chest to head high + surf for the top South facing breaks. The intervals will be 16-17 seconds and the angle will remain a fairly liberal 200 degrees.
22017-05-04 Thu 02:43 AM Moonset
2017-05-04 Thu 05:18 AM 4.30 feet High Tide
2017-05-04 Thu 06:01 AM Sunrise
2017-05-04 Thu 12:08 PM 0.10 feet Low Tide
2017-05-04 Thu 02:08 PM Moonrise
2017-05-04 Thu 06:56 PM 4.60 feet High Tide
2017-05-04 Thu 07:40 PM Sunset
The conditions look good early with variable winds in the 1-6 MPH zone until noon and 8-13 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 68 degrees.
Friday morning looks like another good day for waves with a combo of NW wind swell, (7-9 second intervals from a 305-310 degree angle), and continues SW energy from a 200 degree angle. The South facing beaches should continue to deliver shoulder to head high surf.
2017-05-05 Fri 12:50 AM 1.58 feet Low Tide
2017-05-05 Fri 03:20 AM Moonset
2017-05-05 Fri 06:00 AM Sunrise
2017-05-05 Fri 06:30 AM 4.27 feet High Tide
2017-05-05 Fri 12:56 PM 0.25 feet Low Tide
2017-05-05 Fri 03:06 PM Moonrise
2017-05-05 Fri 07:32 PM 4.91 feet High Tide
2017-05-05 Fri 07:41 PM Sunset
The conditions should be fair again through the AM with variable breezes at 1-2 MPH until around 10AM and 7-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 66 degrees and there’s a 20% chance of rain.
For Saturday morning the NW wind swell will hang around with waist high plus surf for the West facing breaks and that SW energy will start a slow fade but continue to dish up inconsistent chest high sets for the best South facing breaks in the AM.
2017-05-06 Sat 01:41 AM 1.05 feet Low Tide
2017-05-06 Sat 03:54 AM Moonset
2017-05-06 Sat 05:59 AM Sunrise
2017-05-06 Sat 07:28 AM 4.27 feet High Tide
2017-05-06 Sat 01:35 PM 0.45 feet Low Tide
2017-05-06 Sat 04:03 PM Moonrise
2017-05-06 Sat 07:41 PM Sunset
2017-05-06 Sat 08:03 PM 5.15 feet High Tide
The conditions look interesting with SE/SSE breezes in the 6-14 MPH range until 1:00 PM and shift to the W/SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees and there’s a 20% chance of rain.
For Sunday morning the SW energy will be on its death bead but models a re calling for a fairly substantial amount of NW wind swell. The crystal ball is a bit foggy but if things play out in our favor the best West facing breaks will see head high to WOH, (Well OH), peaks.
2017-05-07 Sun 02:23 AM 0.59 feet Low Tide
2017-05-07 Sun 04:27 AM Moonset
2017-05-07 Sun 05:58 AM Sunrise
2017-05-07 Sun 08:17 AM 4.24 feet High Tide
2017-05-07 Sun 02:09 PM 0.69 feet Low Tide
2017-05-07 Sun 04:59 PM Moonrise
2017-05-07 Sun 07:42 PM Sunset
2017-05-07 Sun 08:30 PM 5.33 feet High Tide
The conditions look a bit iffy again but wind models are calling for SE/SSE breezes at 7-15 MPH right out of the blocks, (offshore/side shore for many spots but a disaster for those less fortunate). The air temp tops out at 62 degrees and there’s a 40% chance of rain.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 55, Santa Monica 59, Hermosa 61, Huntington 56 and Newport 59 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 Friday with the next update
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