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No tropical development is expected for the rest of this week and probably through at least Saturday of this coming weekend. There is a slight chance for some new activity in the far western part of the Eastern Pacific late this weekend or early next week.

For Friday the 13th…beware! We’ll see a nice combo of surf and another beautiful sunny Southern California Day!

Our more Southerly swell will be the dominant energy in the water with 16 second intervals from a moderately steep angle of 185-190 degrees

Secondly we’ll see a fresh New Zealand swell from a more liberal angle of 215-220 degrees and 17-18 second intervals.

Lastly we’ll get some small NW wind swell with 10 second intervals from a steep 310 degree angle.

What does that all mean??? The better South facing breaks receptive to that 190 degree angle will see chest high + sets while the more westerly beaches will only get a glancing blow from most of the energy but should see inconsistent wast to chest high sets.

2018-07-13 Fri 04:31 AM -1.56 feet Low Tide
2018-07-13 Fri 05:52 AM Sunrise
2018-07-13 Fri 06:30 AM Moonrise
2018-07-13 Fri 10:59 AM 4.32 feet High Tide
2018-07-13 Fri 03:51 PM 1.74 feet Low Tide
2018-07-13 Fri 08:06 PM Sunset
2018-07-13 Fri 08:53 PM Moonset
2018-07-13 Fri 10:06 PM 7.09 feet High Tide

The conditions look decent again with 3-6 MPH breezes out of the SW until noon and 10-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 79 degrees.

For Saturday morning we’ll see that combo of SW energy continue through the morning and dish up waist to chest high sets for the better South facing breaks. There will be very little NE energy left so definitely head to to South facing beach.

2018-07-14 Sat 05:16 AM -1.52 feet Low Tide
2018-07-14 Sat 05:53 AM Sunrise
2018-07-14 Sat 07:40 AM Moonrise
2018-07-14 Sat 11:46 AM 4.44 feet High Tide
2018-07-14 Sat 04:44 PM 1.75 feet Low Tide
2018-07-14 Sat 08:06 PM Sunset
2018-07-14 Sat 09:44 PM Moonset
2018-07-14 Sat 10:55 PM 6.79 feet High Tide

The conditions look okay with variable winds out of the SW in the 2-4 MPH zone until 10AM and 6-9 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 79 degrees.

For Sunday morning we’ll dip down into the waist high range + with inconsistent sets out of SW.

2018-07-15 Sun 05:53 AM Sunrise
2018-07-15 Sun 06:01 AM -1.25 feet Low Tide
2018-07-15 Sun 08:50 AM Moonrise
2018-07-15 Sun 12:34 PM 4.54 feet High Tide
2018-07-15 Sun 05:41 PM 1.82 feet Low Tide
2018-07-15 Sun 08:05 PM Sunset
2018-07-15 Sun 10:28 PM Moonset
2018-07-15 Sun 11:45 PM 6.25 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair with S/SSE winds in the 4-5 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 7-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 79 degrees.

For Monday morning we’ll see all swell activity drop off quickly and dp into the knee to waist high zone. The South facing breaks will be the best bet with inconsistent sets out of the S/SW.

2018-07-16 Mon 05:54 AM Sunrise
2018-07-16 Mon 06:47 AM -0.81 feet Low Tide
2018-07-16 Mon 09:58 AM Moonrise
2018-07-16 Mon 01:25 PM 4.64 feet High Tide
2018-07-16 Mon 06:44 PM 1.92 feet Low Tide
2018-07-16 Mon 08:05 PM Sunset
2018-07-16 Mon 11:08 PM Moonset

The conditions look okay with S/SSE breezes in the 3-8 MPH range until noon and 6-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 79 degrees.

For Tuesday morning we’re looking at feeble, knee to waist high surf everywhere.

2018-07-17 Tue 12:40 AM 5.53 feet High Tide
2018-07-17 Tue 05:55 AM Sunrise
2018-07-17 Tue 07:35 AM -0.24 feet Low Tide
2018-07-17 Tue 11:04 AM Moonrise
2018-07-17 Tue 02:19 PM 4.74 feet High Tide
2018-07-17 Tue 07:59 PM 1.98 feet Low Tide
2018-07-17 Tue 08:04 PM Sunset
2018-07-17 Tue 11:44 PM Moonset

The conditions look pretty good early with 2-5 MPH breezes out of the South until noon and 9-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 79 degrees.

Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 69, Santa Monica 73 South Bay 75, Huntington 72, Newport 70.

The next 4CAST will be posted on Sunday!

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