SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 5-5-17
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My apologies for the gap in updates but I’m down in Ecuador until next Thursday. Regular updates will begin again as soon as I return to Cali.
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.
NW wind swell will build in through the day!
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 4-8 MPH range until noon and then shift to the W/SW in the afternoon at 8-15 MPH. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees and there’s a 40% chance of rain.
For Sunday morning we’ll see SW energy from 190 degree at 15 seconds in play, (chest high sets out of the SW), and the swell models are still calling for a fairly substantial amount of NW wind swell. 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 better on todays wind models and are calling for NE/NNE breezes at 3-6 MPH until noon and 4-8 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 62 degrees and there’s a 20% chance of rain.
For Monday morning we’ll see that NW wind swell start to fade and continued pulses out of the SW from 190 degrees with 15 second intervals. The West facing beaches should be in the shoulder to head high + range while S/SW facing breaks will be in the waist to chest high zone.
2017-05-08 Mon 02:59 AM 0.24 feet Low Tide
2017-05-08 Mon 04:59 AM Moonset
2017-05-08 Mon 05:57 AM Sunrise
2017-05-08 Mon 09:00 AM 4.17 feet High Tide
2017-05-08 Mon 02:38 PM 0.95 feet Low Tide
2017-05-08 Mon 05:54 PM Moonrise
2017-05-08 Mon 07:43 PM Sunset
2017-05-08 Mon 08:55 PM 5.45 feet High Tide
The conditions should be pretty good again for the morning with variable breezes of 1-3 MPH until 10AM and 4-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees and there’s a 20% chance of rain.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see all swell continue to back down with waist high + waves pretty much everywhere.
2017-05-09 Tue 03:33 AM -0.02 feet Low Tide
2017-05-09 Tue 05:32 AM Moonset
2017-05-09 Tue 05:56 AM Sunrise
2017-05-09 Tue 09:39 AM 4.06 feet High Tide
2017-05-09 Tue 03:05 PM 1.22 feet Low Tide
2017-05-09 Tue 06:48 PM Moonrise
2017-05-09 Tue 07:44 PM Sunset
2017-05-09 Tue 09:19 PM 5.52 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay early with variable winds in the 1-3 MPH zone until 10AM and 8-13 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp remains 65 degrees and there’s a 20% chance of rain.
Wednesday morning looks pretty feeble with waist high surf up and down the coast.
2017-05-10 Wed 04:06 AM -0.19 feet Low Tide
2017-05-10 Wed 05:56 AM Sunrise
2017-05-10 Wed 06:06 AM Moonset
2017-05-10 Wed 10:16 AM 3.93 feet High Tide
2017-05-10 Wed 02:43 PM Full Moon
2017-05-10 Wed 03:30 PM 1.47 feet Low Tide
2017-05-10 Wed 07:43 PM Moonrise
2017-05-10 Wed 07:45 PM Sunset
2017-05-10 Wed 09:43 PM 5.54 feet High Tide
The conditions should be fair again through the AM with SE/SSE breezes at 3-6 MPH until around 11AM and 7-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp remains at 65 degrees and there’s a 20% chance of rain.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 59, Santa Monica 61, Hermosa 61, Huntington 60 and Newport 62 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 Tuesday with the 5DAY 4CAST!
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