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HURRICANE WATCH October 1st, 2014 – An area of showers and thunderstorms a few hundred miles south of the southern coast of Mexico is becoming better organized and may become the next named system within the next 24 to 48 hours.

Light wind shear and warm ocean waters are leading to an environment that is conducive for tropical development. The system will track to the west-northwest parallel to the coast of Mexico through the day on Friday. By the weekend, the system will take a more westerly track over the open waters of the Pacific.

Regardless of tropical development, this disturbance will produce heavy rainfall along the coast of southern Mexico which can lead to flash flooding and mudslides.

The remainder of the basin remains quiet at this time, and no tropical development is expected over the next several days.

For Thursday morning both swells will be on the decline, offering up waist high sets for the both the South and West facing breaks.

More exciting is that the a new, stronger, SW swell will fill in through the day. This one will have long intervals and move in from a 200-210 degree angle. Bt the end of the day the better South facing breaks should go shoulder to head high with some larger sets at the best South facing breaks.

2014-10-02 Thu 12:25 AM Moonset
2014-10-02 Thu 05:51 AM 3.81 feet High Tide
2014-10-02 Thu 06:49 AM Sunrise
2014-10-02 Thu 10:29 AM 2.86 feet Low Tide
2014-10-02 Thu 02:32 PM Moonrise
2014-10-02 Thu 04:36 PM 5.04 feet High Tide
2014-10-02 Thu 06:36 PM Sunset
2014-10-02 Thu 11:54 PM 0.41 feet Low Tide

The conditions look good with NE/NNE winds in the in the 3-10 MPH zone through most of the day with stronger gusts below the passes and canyons. The air temp jumps up to 89 degrees.

By Friday morning the SW energy should be in fine form with shoulder to head high sets at the top South facing breaks. The winds look good, the tides are reasonable and any beach with a look at the SW should be firing.

2014-10-03 Fri 01:28 AM Moonset
2014-10-03 Fri 06:36 AM 4.27 feet High Tide
2014-10-03 Fri 06:50 AM Sunrise
2014-10-03 Fri 11:52 AM 2.36 feet Low Tide
2014-10-03 Fri 03:20 PM Moonrise
2014-10-03 Fri 05:51 PM 5.29 feet High Tide
2014-10-03 Fri 06:35 PM Sunset

The conditions look great with NE/NNE winds in the 2-10 MPH zone until the early afternoon and then those get up to 10-14 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 90 degrees.

By Saturday morning the SW energy should continue to dish up shoulder to head high sets and the wind and weather look awesome!

2014-10-04 Sat 12:44 AM 0.17 feet Low Tide
2014-10-04 Sat 02:34 AM Moonset
2014-10-04 Sat 06:50 AM Sunrise
2014-10-04 Sat 07:13 AM 4.77 feet High Tide
2014-10-04 Sat 12:51 PM 1.70 feet Low Tide
2014-10-04 Sat 04:04 PM Moonrise
2014-10-04 Sat 06:34 PM Sunset
2014-10-04 Sat 06:53 PM 5.56 feet High Tide

The conditions look pretty good with N/NNE breezes in the 1-6 MPH zone until 11AM and then those bump up to 10-13 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at a steamy 89 degrees.

For Sunday morning we’ll see another day of fun, SW energy in the chest to shoulder high range.

We’ll also yet another burst of SW energy start to move in through the day. Long intervals and a user friendly angle of 200-205 degrees.

Looks like a nice run of energy and all the variable, on paper, look excellent!

2014-10-05 Sun 01:27 AM 0.03 feet Low Tide
2014-10-05 Sun 03:42 AM Moonset
2014-10-05 Sun 06:51 AM Sunrise
2014-10-05 Sun 07:48 AM 5.29 feet High Tide
2014-10-05 Sun 01:43 PM 1.02 feet Low Tide
2014-10-05 Sun 04:47 PM Moonrise
2014-10-05 Sun 06:32 PM Sunset
2014-10-05 Sun 07:47 PM 5.73 feet High Tide

The conditions should be pretty good with light and variable breezes in the 2-3 MPH zone until 11AM and 8-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp dips slightly to 84 degrees.

The current water temps Newport 68 degrees, Huntington 66 degrees, the South Bay showed as 70 degrees, Santa Monica 67 degrees and Malibu 64 degrees.

I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update!