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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 11-1-13
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HURRICANE WATCH 11-1-13
As of Friday evening, Tropical Depression EIGHTEEN-E remains about 300 miles west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. The depression has sustained winds of 35 mph with higher gusts.
This system is over warm waters and an area with relatively low wind shear; therefore, there is a good chance that this depression will become Tropical Storm Sonia in the next 12-24 hours.
Saturday morning we will see some new, NW energy, from a 295-305 degree angle, in the waist to chest high range.
Once again a monster high tide of 6.24 feet at 8:41AM will cripple most spots so expect some mushburgers for breakfast.
2013-11-02 Sat 02:25 AM 1.30 feet Low Tide
2013-11-02 Sat 06:18 AM Moonrise
2013-11-02 Sat 07:14 AM Sunrise
2013-11-02 Sat 08:41 AM 6.24 feet High Tide
2013-11-02 Sat 03:29 PM -0.33 feet Low Tide
2013-11-02 Sat 05:33 PM Moonset
2013-11-02 Sat 05:59 PM Sunset
2013-11-02 Sat 09:40 PM 4.55 feet High Tide
The conditions look pretty good with variable winds, out of the East, in the 2-6 MPH zone until noon and 6-8 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp will dip down to 64 degrees.
For Sunday morning we will see a continued combination of NW energy from a 295-305 degree angle, in the chest to shoulder high range.
2013-11-03 Sun 01:58 AM 1.45 feet Low Tide
2013-11-03 Sun 04:49 AM New Moon
2013-11-03 Sun 06:15 AM Sunrise
2013-11-03 Sun 06:24 AM Moonrise
2013-11-03 Sun 08:14 AM 6.50 feet High Tide
2013-11-03 Sun 03:09 PM -0.65 feet Low Tide
2013-11-03 Sun 04:59 PM Sunset
2013-11-03 Sun 05:19 PM Moonset
2013-11-03 Sun 09:25 PM 4.45 feet High Tide
The conditions look tolerable with variable winds out of the East in the 2-6 MPH zone until noon and 6-8 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp will jump plummet to 64 degrees.
On Monday morning the NW wind swell will be the dominant energy, with the top West facing breaks seeing 8-10 second interval swell from a steep 310 degree angle.
There’s a whopping 6.63 high tide at 8:50 AM so all bets are off for the mid morning session. It will drop dramatically through the day, culminating in a -0.79 low tide just before 4:00PM.
2013-11-04 Mon 02:34 AM 1.64 feet Low Tide
2013-11-04 Mon 06:16 AM Sunrise
2013-11-04 Mon 07:29 AM Moonrise
2013-11-04 Mon 08:50 AM 6.63 feet High Tide
2013-11-04 Mon 03:54 PM -0.79 feet Low Tide
2013-11-04 Mon 04:58 PM Sunset
2013-11-04 Mon 06:10 PM Moonset
2013-11-04 Mon 10:15 PM 4.28 feet High Tide
The conditions look good with variable winds out of the East in the 2-5 MPH zone until noon and 10-12 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp will top out at 64 degrees.
Tuesday morning should have a little 8-10 second, NW wind swell left, but that will wallow in the waist high plus range and also be influenced by a huge high tide at 9:30AM. The good news is that the time change will allow for the dawn patrollers to squeeze in a few rides before everything goes to sh#t.
It looks like we’ll also start to see some small but potent, 18-20 second ground swell start to show late in the day. This will be from a steep angle of 300-305 degrees so it will likely bypass all but the most exposed West facing breaks on Wednesday.
2013-11-05 Tue 03:12 AM 1.88 feet Low Tide
2013-11-05 Tue 06:17 AM Sunrise
2013-11-05 Tue 08:34 AM Moonrise
2013-11-05 Tue 09:30 AM 6.59 feet High Tide
2013-11-05 Tue 04:42 PM -0.76 feet Low Tide
2013-11-05 Tue 04:57 PM Sunset
2013-11-05 Tue 07:07 PM Moonset
2013-11-05 Tue 11:10 PM 4.09 feet High Tide
The conditions look excellent with NE/NNE winds in the 5-10 MPH zone until noon and 9-11 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp will get up to 76 degrees.
The current water temps Newport 58 degrees, Huntington 61 degrees, the South Bay showed as 64 degrees, Santa Monica 62 degrees and Malibu 59 degrees.
I’ll be back on Sunday with next update!