SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 4-15-18
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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, (295-305 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 tolerable at dawn with 2-4 MPH onshore breezes early but those will whip up quick and go 8-20 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp plummets to 60 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 295-305 degree angle with 14-15 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.
For Wednesday morning the NW ground and wind swell will remain the featured energy with waist to chest high waves.
2018-04-18 Wed 05:46 AM -0.52 feet Low Tide
2018-04-18 Wed 06:19 AM Sunrise
2018-04-18 Wed 08:27 AM Moonrise
2018-04-18 Wed 12:05 PM 3.91 feet High Tide
2018-04-18 Wed 05:17 PM 1.45 feet Low Tide
2018-04-18 Wed 07:27 PM Sunset
2018-04-18 Wed 10:31 PM Moonset
2018-04-18 Wed 11:33 PM 5.70 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay early with variable breezes at 1-2 MPH until 10AM and 6-14 MPH out of the West until sunset. The air temp jumps up to 66 degrees.
For Thursday morning there will be some swell in the water but onshore winds will be our foe! We should see chest to shoulder high leftovers but the winds look like #$%&.
2018-04-19 Thu 06:18 AM Sunrise
2018-04-19 Thu 06:40 AM -0.45 feet Low Tide
2018-04-19 Thu 09:15 AM Moonrise
2018-04-19 Thu 01:08 PM 3.53 feet High Tide
2018-04-19 Thu 05:57 PM 1.91 feet Low Tide
2018-04-19 Thu 07:28 PM Sunset
2018-04-19 Thu 11:36 PM Moonset
The conditions look piss poor with 8-20 MPH winds out of the West all day long. The air temp dips down to 62 degrees.
Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 55, Santa Monica 59, South Bay 57, Huntington 59, Newport 65
I’ll be back on Tuesday with the next update!
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