SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 5-1-18
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Unfortunately it looks like our nice run of swell is over for the time being. That makes my job as a forecaster much easier but my life in general pretty shi#$y! Things are always better when there’s a little something to ride!
For Wednesday the NW wind swell will drop off into the waist high + range from 290-310 degrees and 8-11 second intervals.
2018-05-02 Wed 05:46 AM -0.30 feet Low Tide
2018-05-02 Wed 06:03 AM Sunrise
2018-05-02 Wed 08:06 AM Moonset
2018-05-02 Wed 12:10 PM 3.58 feet High Tide
2018-05-02 Wed 04:57 PM 1.99 feet Low Tide
2018-05-02 Wed 07:38 PM Sunset
2018-05-02 Wed 10:20 PM Moonrise
2018-05-02 Wed 11:12 PM 5.27 feet High Tide
The conditions look iffy with variable onshore breezes at 3-7 MPH until noon and 9-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 20% chance of rain and the air temp tops out at 62 degrees.
For Thursday it looks like the show is over as all beaches dip into the knee to waist high zone.
2018-05-03 Thu 06:02 AM Sunrise
2018-05-03 Thu 06:29 AM -0.08 feet Low Tide
2018-05-03 Thu 08:49 AM Moonset
2018-05-03 Thu 01:04 PM 3.30 feet High Tide
2018-05-03 Thu 05:24 PM 2.36 feet Low Tide
2018-05-03 Thu 07:39 PM Sunset
2018-05-03 Thu 11:12 PM Moonrise
2018-05-03 Thu 11:42 PM 4.96 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay early with 1-3 MPH breezes out of the West until 10AM and 7-14 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 10% chance of rain and the air temp holds at 62 degrees.
For Friday morning we’ll remain in the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast.
2018-05-04 Fri 06:01 AM Sunrise
2018-05-04 Fri 07:18 AM 0.19 feet Low Tide
2018-05-04 Fri 09:35 AM Moonset
2018-05-04 Fri 02:16 PM 3.11 feet High Tide
2018-05-04 Fri 05:54 PM 2.69 feet Low Tide
2018-05-04 Fri 07:40 PM Sunset
The conditions should be okay with variable onshore breezes in the 2-5 MPH until around noon and 9-14 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp shoots up to 73 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’ll remain in the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast.
2018-05-05 Sat 12:01 AM Moonrise
2018-05-05 Sat 12:18 AM 4.59 feet High Tide
2018-05-05 Sat 06:00 AM Sunrise
2018-05-05 Sat 08:16 AM 0.45 feet Low Tide
2018-05-05 Sat 10:24 AM Moonset
2018-05-05 Sat 04:00 PM 3.11 feet High Tide
2018-05-05 Sat 06:40 PM 2.99 feet Low Tide
2018-05-05 Sat 07:41 PM Sunset
The conditions look okay with onshore winds in the 3-6 MPH zone until noon and 9-13 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 75 degrees.
For Sunday we’ll remain in the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast.
2018-05-06 Sun 12:47 AM Moonrise
2018-05-06 Sun 01:05 AM 4.21 feet High Tide
2018-05-06 Sun 05:59 AM Sunrise
2018-05-06 Sun 09:25 AM 0.63 feet Low Tide
2018-05-06 Sun 11:16 AM Moonset
2018-05-06 Sun 05:37 PM 3.32 feet High Tide
2018-05-06 Sun 07:41 PM Sunset
2018-05-06 Sun 08:47 PM 3.17 feet Low Tide
The conditions look okay with wind models calling for 1-5 MPH winds out of the West until noon and 8-11 MPH out of the Southwest for the rest of the afternoon. The air temp dips to 71 degrees.
Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 55, Santa Monica 61, South Bay 60, Huntington 60, Newport 60
I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update!
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