SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 7-12-2019
HURRICANE WATCH: Tropical development is not expected across the eastern Pacific through at least Monday, but we are monitoring a couple of tropical waves moving across the region.
The first tropical wave located about 400 hundred miles west-southwest of the southern coast of Mexico is associated with a disorganized area of showers and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are not forecast to be favorable for development with this system as it moves west-northwest, well offshore of the southern coast of Mexico.
The other tropical wave is located over 1,600 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. Clouds and showers are disorganized with this feature also and development is not expected as environmental conditions are not favorable and it moves west over open waters over the next few days.
For Saturday morning we will chest to shoulder high surf out of the SW from 195-200 degrees and 18-19 second intervals continue to fill in throughout the day. The top South facing breaks will be the best call, (and should see a fair share of head high + sets), but there is enough West in this swell to get into the beaches with a peek at the SW.
NW wind swell will continue to dish up waist high + peaks from 310 degrees with 8 second intervals
2019-07-13 Sat 02:22 AM -0.24 feet Low Tide
2019-07-13 Sat 03:13 AM Moonset
2019-07-13 Sat 05:52 AM Sunrise
2019-07-13 Sat 08:45 AM 3.64 feet High Tide
2019-07-13 Sat 01:22 PM 2.14 feet Low Tide
2019-07-13 Sat 05:35 PM Moonrise
2019-07-13 Sat 07:47 PM 6.17 feet High Tide
2019-07-13 Sat 08:06 PM Sunset
The conditions look fair with variable 2-5 MPH winds out of the South until noon and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 74 degrees.
For Sunday morning that SW swell will hold and deliver chest to head high sets for the best South facing break from 200 degrees with 16-17 second intervals.
NW wind swell will continue to chime in with waist high + peaks from 310 degrees with 9-10 second intervals
2019-07-14 Sun 03:05 AM -0.55 feet Low Tide
2019-07-14 Sun 03:57 AM Moonset
2019-07-14 Sun 05:53 AM Sunrise
2019-07-14 Sun 09:34 AM 3.75 feet High Tide
2019-07-14 Sun 02:06 PM 2.25 feet Low Tide
2019-07-14 Sun 06:32 PM Moonrise
2019-07-14 Sun 08:06 PM Sunset
2019-07-14 Sun 08:26 PM 6.24 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair early with 1-3 MPH winds out of the SE/SSE until 10:00AM and then 5-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp remains at 74 degrees.
For Monday morning this swell will be on a slow fade but dish up waist to chest high sets in the AM and get less consistent and smaller as the day wears on. The swell will continue to roll in from a 200 degree angle and have 13-14 second intervals in the morning.
2019-07-15 Mon 03:43 AM -0.70 feet Low Tide
2019-07-15 Mon 04:45 AM Moonset
2019-07-15 Mon 05:53 AM Sunrise
2019-07-15 Mon 10:15 AM 3.83 feet High Tide
2019-07-15 Mon 02:46 PM 2.31 feet Low Tide
2019-07-15 Mon 07:26 PM Moonrise
2019-07-15 Mon 08:05 PM Sunset
2019-07-15 Mon 09:02 PM 6.23 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with variable 1-5 MPH winds out of the South until noon and then 9-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to 77 degrees.
For Tuesday morning the last of that SW swell will get a boost from another dose of energy from 205-210 degrees with 17-18 second intervals. This should boost the better S/SW facing breaks into the chest high + range.
Lastly it appears as if we’ll see some more NW wind swell come into play from a steep 310 degree angle with 9-10 second intervals. That should give the better West facing beaches waist to possibly chest high peaks.
2019-07-16 Tue 04:19 AM -0.72 feet Low Tide
2019-07-16 Tue 05:37 AM Moonset
2019-07-16 Tue 05:54 AM Sunrise
2019-07-16 Tue 10:51 AM 3.88 feet High Tide
2019-07-16 Tue 02:39 PM Full Moon
2019-07-16 Tue 03:23 PM 2.33 feet Low Tide
2019-07-16 Tue 08:05 PM Sunset
2019-07-16 Tue 08:14 PM Moonrise
2019-07-16 Tue 09:37 PM 6.14 feet High Tide
The conditions look pretty good early with 1-3 MPH winds out of the SE/SSE until 10:00AM and then 6-8 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 77 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 63 Santa Monica 67 South Bay 70, Huntington 65, Newport 67.
The next 4Cast will be updated on Sunday.
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