SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 4-12-18
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For Friday the 13th that NW wind ground swell will peak with head high to OH sets, (for the top West facing beaches), from a 290-305 degree angle with 14-15 second intervals and short interval wind swell will be mixing in. If the sea surface can clean up through the night it might be really good in the AM. Definitely worth a look!
2018-04-13 Fri 02:31 AM 1.00 feet Low Tide
2018-04-13 Fri 05:19 AM Moonrise
2018-04-13 Fri 06:25 AM Sunrise
2018-04-13 Fri 08:29 AM 4.78 feet High Tide
2018-04-13 Fri 02:46 PM 0.10 feet Low Tide
2018-04-13 Fri 05:13 PM Moonset
2018-04-13 Fri 07:23 PM Sunset
2018-04-13 Fri 09:01 PM 4.90 feet High Tide
The conditions may clean up with 5-15 MPH breezes out of the NE/NNE until noon, (stronger below passes and canyons), and 5-15 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp jumps back up to a comfortable 72 degrees.
For Saturday morning the NW ground and wind swell will remain the featured energy with shoulder to head high + peaks, (OH for the better West facing beaches). The angle will shift more out of the North West at 295-310 degrees with 13-14 second intervals.
2018-04-14 Sat 03:04 AM 0.53 feet Low Tide
2018-04-14 Sat 05:53 AM Moonrise
2018-04-14 Sat 06:24 AM Sunrise
2018-04-14 Sat 09:07 AM 4.83 feet High Tide
2018-04-14 Sat 03:13 PM 0.20 feet Low Tide
2018-04-14 Sat 06:13 PM Moonset
2018-04-14 Sat 07:24 PM Sunset
2018-04-14 Sat 09:25 PM 5.22 feet High Tide
The conditions look pretty good with NE/NNE breezes in the 3-11 MPH zone until noon and 7-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to a toasty 77 degrees.
For Sunday morning all swell will be fade throughout the day, but there should be a little meat left on the bone in the form of chest high plus surf out of the NW for the better West facing breaks.
2018-04-15 Sun 03:40 AM 0.11 feet Low Tide
2018-04-15 Sun 06:22 AM Sunrise
2018-04-15 Sun 06:28 AM Moonrise
2018-04-15 Sun 09:46 AM 4.77 feet High Tide
2018-04-15 Sun 03:42 PM 0.38 feet Low Tide
2018-04-15 Sun 06:59 PM New Moon
2018-04-15 Sun 07:16 PM Moonset
2018-04-15 Sun 07:25 PM Sunset
2018-04-15 Sun 09:52 PM 5.49 feet High Tide
The conditions look good with variable 1-5 MPH breezes until noon and 6-9 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips down to 70 degrees.
For Monday morning we’ll see more NW ground swell energy enter the fray, and based on this mornings wave models there should be some head high to OH surf for the better West facing beaches, (290-300 degrees with stout 16-18 second intervals).
Unfortunately it looks like the wind will muck up the sea surface with all day long onshore breezes.
2018-04-16 Mon 04:18 AM -0.23 feet Low Tide
2018-04-16 Mon 06:21 AM Sunrise
2018-04-16 Mon 07:04 AM Moonrise
2018-04-16 Mon 10:27 AM 4.59 feet High Tide
2018-04-16 Mon 04:11 PM 0.67 feet Low Tide
2018-04-16 Mon 07:26 PM Sunset
2018-04-16 Mon 08:19 PM Moonset
2018-04-16 Mon 10:22 PM 5.68 feet High Tide
The conditions look terrible with 10-24 MPH onshore breezes all day long and there’s a 20% chance of rain. The air temp plummets to 62 degrees.
For Tuesday morning it looks like we’ll continue to be victimized by onshore winds right out of the gate again, but solid NW energy will continue to roll in all day.
The energy continues to move in from a 290-300 degree angle with 15-16 second intervals, (shorter interval wind swell will remain part of the equation). The surf should be Head high to OH at the top West facing beaches but the sea surface will likely be trashed all day long.
2018-04-17 Tue 04:59 AM -0.45 feet Low Tide
2018-04-17 Tue 06:20 AM Sunrise
2018-04-17 Tue 07:43 AM Moonrise
2018-04-17 Tue 11:12 AM 4.29 feet High Tide
2018-04-17 Tue 04:42 PM 1.03 feet Low Tide
2018-04-17 Tue 07:26 PM Sunset
2018-04-17 Tue 09:25 PM Moonset
2018-04-17 Tue 10:55 PM 5.76 feet High Tide
The conditions are leaning toward poor again with 7-11 MPH onshore breezes right off the bat and those look to stick around all day long. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees.
Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 58, Santa Monica 62, South Bay 62, Huntington 59, Newport 65
I’ll be back on Friday with the next update!
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