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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 10-10-13
HURRICANE WATCH 10-10-13
ropical Depression Narda has dissipated in the Eastern Pacific. There is another area of disturbed weather that is being watched for possible development over the coming days. This broad area of low pressure is a few hundred miles to the south of Acapulco, Mexico. Current satellite imagery shows a large area of disorganized thunderstorms associated with the low pressure area. This storm is currently in an area of low wind shear and warm ocean waters, and we expect further organization over the next few days. The track of this system will likely curve northward and track close to, if not make landfall in, the Baja Peninsula of Mexico.
Friday morning is shaping up to be okay with a combination of waist high, NW energy and a mix of 2, small, but punchy, long interval swells out of the SW, (195-200 degrees). With the mix of energy most spots should see waist high plus surf and the exposed, South facing breaks in the OC and San O’ areas should see larger and more consistent sets.
2013-10-11 Fri 04:16 AM 3.69 feet High Tide
2013-10-11 Fri 06:56 AM Sunrise
2013-10-11 Fri 08:33 AM 2.96 feet Low Tide
2013-10-11 Fri 01:33 PM Moonrise
2013-10-11 Fri 02:52 PM 5.12 feet High Tide
2013-10-11 Fri 04:03 PM First Quarter
2013-10-11 Fri 06:24 PM Sunset
2013-10-11 Fri 10:30 PM 0.39 feet Low Tide
The conditions look tolerable with variable winds in the 1-5 MPH zone until noon and 10-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp will jump back up to 68 degrees.
Saturday morning should be yet another fun day for the better South facing breaks. That 195-200 degree SW swell will continue to pulse in waist to chest high sets. The consistency will taper of through the day, with longer lulls and fewer waves per set.
2013-10-12 Sat 12:22 AM Moonset
2013-10-12 Sat 05:31 AM 4.06 feet High Tide
2013-10-12 Sat 06:57 AM Sunrise
2013-10-12 Sat 10:27 AM 2.78 feet Low Tide
2013-10-12 Sat 02:20 PM Moonrise
2013-10-12 Sat 04:24 PM 5.02 feet High Tide
2013-10-12 Sat 06:23 PM Sunset
2013-10-12 Sat 11:35 PM 0.31 feet Low Tide
The conditions look okay with variable in the 1-5 MPH zone until noon and 10-12 out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp will get up to 70 degrees.
By Sunday morning the South swells continue to taper off quickly. The best South facing breaks should go waist high plus on the better sets. Be prepared to do a little waiting especially after the high tide peaks at 4.51 feet just before 6:30AM.
2013-10-13 Sun 01:27 AM Moonset
2013-10-13 Sun 06:22 AM 4.51 feet High Tide
2013-10-13 Sun 06:57 AM Sunrise
2013-10-13 Sun 11:52 AM 2.25 feet Low Tide
2013-10-13 Sun 03:03 PM Moonrise
2013-10-13 Sun 05:44 PM 5.09 feet High Tide
2013-10-13 Sun 06:21 PM Sunset
The conditions look fair with variable winds in the 2-5 MPH zone until noon and mild 7-9 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp will top out at 67 degrees.
The current water temps Newport 63 degrees, Huntington 66 degrees, the South Bay showed as 65 degrees, Santa Monica 65 degrees and Malibu 65 degrees.
I’ll be back on Friday with the next update!