Today’s Slideshow is courtesy of Jason Goodwin – The South Bay – 10-22-14
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 10-24-14
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HURRICANE WATCH October 22nd, 2014 – The Eastern Pacific Basin remains quiet, and no tropical development is expected over the weekend. We are monitoring an area of showers and thunderstorms off the coast of southeastern Mexico for possible development early next week.
For Saturday morning that NW energy will be on it’s way to the hospice but twitch out a few more inconsistent sets in the waist to chest high range for top West facing breaks.
Another pulse of NW swell, from an angle of 300-310 degrees should start to fill in later in the day. The most exposed West facing breaks, that are receptive to swell from that angle, should see chest to shoulder high sets.
2014-10-25 Sat 03:58 AM 1.76 feet Low Tide
2014-10-25 Sat 07:07 AM Sunrise
2014-10-25 Sat 08:47 AM Moonrise
2014-10-25 Sat 10:13 AM 6.00 feet High Tide
2014-10-25 Sat 05:11 PM -0.05 feet Low Tide
2014-10-25 Sat 06:08 PM Sunset
2014-10-25 Sat 07:38 PM Moonset
2014-10-25 Sat 11:29 PM 4.12 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay as high pressure starts to break down and we have a light onshore flow with 2-6 MPH breezes out of the West until noon and onshore winds in the 10-14 MPH zone in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll see NW energy with 12-14 second intervals move in from a 290-295 degree angle. This should make it’s presence known in the AM with chest to head high sets and a few larger waves at the stand out, deep water, West facing breaks.
2014-10-26 Sun 04:29 AM 2.03 feet Low Tide
2014-10-26 Sun 07:08 AM Sunrise
2014-10-26 Sun 09:46 AM Moonrise
2014-10-26 Sun 10:46 AM 5.94 feet High Tide
2014-10-26 Sun 05:56 PM -0.00 feet Low Tide
2014-10-26 Sun 06:07 PM Sunset
2014-10-26 Sun 08:27 PM Moonset
The conditions look pretty good with variable winds out of the East in the 1-5 MPH zone until noon and then those get up to 7-9 MPH out of the West later in the day. The air temp hovers at 72 degrees.
For Monday morning, that ground swell will continue to produce chest to head high + sets for the best West facing breaks. The swell angle remains right around 290-295 degrees.
2014-10-27 Mon 12:21 AM 3.87 feet High Tide
2014-10-27 Mon 05:05 AM 2.33 feet Low Tide
2014-10-27 Mon 07:09 AM Sunrise
2014-10-27 Mon 10:43 AM Moonrise
2014-10-27 Mon 11:25 AM 5.77 feet High Tide
2014-10-27 Mon 06:06 PM Sunset
2014-10-27 Mon 06:48 PM 0.13 feet Low Tide
2014-10-27 Mon 09:21 PM Moonset
The conditions look good as high pressure promotes a clean ocean surface. We’ll see breezes, out of the E/NE, in the 1-7 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and then those only get up to 10-12 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp remains in the low 70’s.
For Tuesday morning the NW swell will be on the drop but there still should be some chest to shoulder high sets rolling in at the best West facing breaks.
2014-10-28 Tue 01:26 AM 3.68 feet High Tide
2014-10-28 Tue 05:50 AM 2.64 feet Low Tide
2014-10-28 Tue 07:10 AM Sunrise
2014-10-28 Tue 11:38 AM Moonrise
2014-10-28 Tue 12:13 PM 5.49 feet High Tide
2014-10-28 Tue 06:04 PM Sunset
2014-10-28 Tue 07:50 PM 0.29 feet Low Tide
2014-10-28 Tue 10:19 PM Moonset
The conditions look excellent with winds out of the NE/NNE in the 4-10 MPH zone until noon, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and then those get up to 10-12 MPH out of the West later in the day. The air temp tops out at 77 degrees.
The current water temps Newport 68 degrees, Huntington 68 degrees, the South Bay showed as 69 degrees, Santa Monica 69 degrees and Malibu 67 degrees.
I’ll be back on Sunday afternoon with the next update!