SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 1-20-19
For Monday morning we’ll see a little dip in size but there will still be waves in the shoulder to Head High range for the top West facing breaks. It will be some short interval wind swell with 10-12 second intervals from a steep 300-310 degree angle.
Onshore winds and an astronomical high tide will definitely be issues of concern for MLK Day!
2019-01-21 Mon 02:29 AM 1.59 feet Low Tide
2019-01-21 Mon 06:57 AM Sunrise
2019-01-21 Mon 07:25 AM Moonset
2019-01-21 Mon 08:43 AM 7.00 feet High Tide
2019-01-21 Mon 03:52 PM -1.78 feet Low Tide
2019-01-21 Mon 05:13 PM Sunset
2019-01-21 Mon 06:07 PM Moonrise
2019-01-21 Mon 10:20 PM 4.29 feet High Tide
TIDAL ALERT: 08:43 AM 7.00 feet High Tide
The conditions look a bit chaotic in a bad way… see swell model below. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see continued wind swell from a 300-310 degree angle with 8-10 second intervals. The surf should be in the Head High + range, (for the exposed, West facing beaches), but you’ll need to work around the morning high tide.
2019-01-22 Tue 03:18 AM 1.49 feet Low Tide
2019-01-22 Tue 06:56 AM Sunrise
2019-01-22 Tue 08:15 AM Moonset
2019-01-22 Tue 09:29 AM 6.82 feet High Tide
2019-01-22 Tue 04:34 PM -1.59 feet Low Tide
2019-01-22 Tue 05:14 PM Sunset
2019-01-22 Tue 07:19 PM Moonrise
2019-01-22 Tue 11:03 PM 4.41 feet High Tide
TIDAL ALERT: 09:29 AM 6.82 feet High Tide
The conditions look fantastic with variable breezes out of the NE/NNE in the 3-11 MPH zone all day long, (stronger below the passes and canyons). The air temp tops out at 65 degrees.
For Wednesday morning we’ll see another dip in size with remnant wind swell in the chest, to possibly shoulder high range, (for the exposed, West facing beaches), with 10 second intervals, from a steep, 300-310 degree angle.
2019-01-23 Wed 04:11 AM 1.47 feet Low Tide
2019-01-23 Wed 06:56 AM Sunrise
2019-01-23 Wed 09:00 AM Moonset
2019-01-23 Wed 10:18 AM 6.36 feet High Tide
2019-01-23 Wed 05:15 PM Sunset
2019-01-23 Wed 05:17 PM -1.19 feet Low Tide
2019-01-23 Wed 08:29 PM Moonrise
2019-01-23 Wed 11:49 PM 4.51 feet High Tide
The conditions should be pretty good in the AM with N/NNE winds in the 3-8 MPH zone until noon and 3-7 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees.
* Strong morning tide push early.
For Thursday morning the surf should come up a hair and put the West facing beaches into the Chest to Head High zone early. The energy will roll down the line from a 290-300 degree angle with 13-14 second intervals.
2019-01-24 Thu 05:09 AM 1.52 feet Low Tide
2019-01-24 Thu 06:55 AM Sunrise
2019-01-24 Thu 09:40 AM Moonset
2019-01-24 Thu 11:09 AM 5.67 feet High Tide
2019-01-24 Thu 05:16 PM Sunset
2019-01-24 Thu 06:01 PM -0.62 feet Low Tide
2019-01-24 Thu 09:38 PM Moonrise
The conditions look pretty good with 4-6 MPH breezes out of the N/NNE until noon and 4-5 out of the NW in the afternoon. the air temp jumps up to 71 degrees.
For Friday morning the wave size will back down again, but the better West facing breaks see sets in the chest high + range. The swell angle will be abb300-310 degree angle with 12 second intervals.
2019-01-25 Fri 12:39 AM 4.60 feet High Tide
2019-01-25 Fri 06:16 AM 1.60 feet Low Tide
2019-01-25 Fri 06:55 AM Sunrise
2019-01-25 Fri 10:16 AM Moonset
2019-01-25 Fri 12:06 PM 4.82 feet High Tide
2019-01-25 Fri 05:17 PM Sunset
2019-01-25 Fri 06:47 PM 0.06 feet Low Tide
2019-01-25 Fri 10:43 PM Moonrise
The conditions look pretty good again with breezes out of the N/NNE at 4-7 MPH until noon and mild 1-5 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 71 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 60 Santa Monica 60 South Bay 60, Huntington 58, Newport 60.
The next 4CAST will be posted on Tuesday!
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