SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 10-13-17
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Hurricane Watch There are currently no tropical systems across the East Pacific basin, and none are expected to develop over the next few days.
For Saturday morning the SW swell will slink into the waist high range and the NW energy will dish up waist high + wind peaks for the better West facing beaches.
2017-10-14 Sat 12:10 AM 0.15 feet Low Tide
2017-10-14 Sat 01:47 AM Moonrise
2017-10-14 Sat 06:56 AM 4.65 feet High Tide
2017-10-14 Sat 06:58 AM Sunrise
2017-10-14 Sat 12:24 PM 2.18 feet Low Tide
2017-10-14 Sat 03:38 PM Moonset
2017-10-14 Sat 06:13 PM 5.24 feet High Tide
2017-10-14 Sat 06:20 PM Sunset
The conditions look great with NNE winds in the 1-4 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 6-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to a toasty 77 degrees.
By Sunday morning there will be no substantial changes with knee to waist high surf out of the NW and SW. The more intriguing news is that a substantial long interval SW ground swell will start to weave it’s way in throughout the day on Monday!
2017-10-15 Sun 01:00 AM 0.08 feet Low Tide
2017-10-15 Sun 02:50 AM Moonrise
2017-10-15 Sun 06:59 AM Sunrise
2017-10-15 Sun 07:34 AM 5.03 feet High Tide
2017-10-15 Sun 01:18 PM 1.62 feet Low Tide
2017-10-15 Sun 04:18 PM Moonset
2017-10-15 Sun 06:19 PM Sunset
2017-10-15 Sun 07:12 PM 5.35 feet High Tide
The conditions look to be excellent with NE/NNE winds in the 2-9 MPH zone all day long, (stronger below passes and canyons). The air temp goes through the roof, skyrocketing to 83 degrees on the sand.
For Monday morning things look to start off on the slow side, but rest assured that the next swell will fill in throughout the day. This energy will come up the line from South to North from a 200 degree angle with 18 second intervals. If you’re patient, or lucky, some of the scout sets will roll in earlier than anticipated, but the meat and potatoes don’t look be served up until late in the day on Monday into Tuesday morning.
2017-10-16 Mon 01:42 AM 0.13 feet Low Tide
2017-10-16 Mon 03:52 AM Moonrise
2017-10-16 Mon 07:00 AM Sunrise
2017-10-16 Mon 08:07 AM 5.35 feet High Tide
2017-10-16 Mon 02:04 PM 1.10 feet Low Tide
2017-10-16 Mon 04:55 PM Moonset
2017-10-16 Mon 06:18 PM Sunset
2017-10-16 Mon 08:01 PM 5.38 feet High Tide
The conditions look fantastic with NE/NNE winds in the 3-7 MPH zone until 1:00PM, (stronger below passes and canyons), and a mild 1-6 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips slightly to 80 degrees.
For Tuesday morning the store should be open for business as that fresh SW swell hits stride in the AM. Same direction of 200 degrees and 18 second intervals. The South facing breaks should see shoulder to head high sets and the exposed breaks in San O’ and the OC should go a few feet OH. Tide’s a bit high in the AM, but the winds should be pretty good into the early afternoon.
2017-10-17 Tue 02:19 AM 0.29 feet Low Tide
2017-10-17 Tue 04:52 AM Moonrise
2017-10-17 Tue 07:01 AM Sunrise
2017-10-17 Tue 08:37 AM 5.60 feet High Tide
2017-10-17 Tue 02:45 PM 0.69 feet Low Tide
2017-10-17 Tue 05:30 PM Moonset
2017-10-17 Tue 06:16 PM Sunset
2017-10-17 Tue 08:46 PM 5.29 feet High Tide
The conditions look good with variable winds in the 1-3 MPH zone until noon 6-11 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 77 degrees.
For Wednesday morning we’ll see more of the same as that SW energy holds with the size being comparable to Tuesday with head high to OH sets at the top spots. From Thursday through Sunday we’ll see a slow, methodical fade in the swell as sets grow smaller and time gaps between the sets increases.
2017-10-18 Wed 02:51 AM 0.55 feet Low Tide
2017-10-18 Wed 05:51 AM Moonrise
2017-10-18 Wed 07:01 AM Sunrise
2017-10-18 Wed 09:06 AM 5.76 feet High Tide
2017-10-18 Wed 03:23 PM 0.40 feet Low Tide
2017-10-18 Wed 06:03 PM Moonset
2017-10-18 Wed 06:15 PM Sunset
2017-10-18 Wed 09:27 PM 5.11 feet High Tide
The conditions should be okay but high pressure breaks down and we see more of an onshore flow 2-4 MPH out of the West until noon and 8-11 MPH. The air temp dips down to 69 degrees.
Water Temps: are as follows – Malibu 65, Santa Monica 67, Hermosa 69, Huntington 67 and Newport 68 degrees.
I’ll be back on Sunday with the latest scoop!
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