SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 7-18-2019
HURRICANE WATCH: The East Pacific basin remains devoid of any tropical activity for at least the next 24 hours, but we are still watching a couple of features drifting westward well of the coast of Mexico.
For Friday morning we’ll be left with a mish mash of leftover waist high surf up and down the coast, but there should be some straggler sets out of the SW every now and then. Expect to do quite a bit of waiting in between sets and keep your fingers crossed there is at least a little flurry of action while you’re bobbing around.
2019-07-19 Fri 05:56 AM Sunrise
2019-07-19 Fri 05:57 AM -0.23 feet Low Tide
2019-07-19 Fri 08:23 AM Moonset
2019-07-19 Fri 12:32 PM 3.91 feet High Tide
2019-07-19 Fri 05:13 PM 2.45 feet Low Tide
2019-07-19 Fri 08:03 PM Sunset
2019-07-19 Fri 10:10 PM Moonrise
2019-07-19 Fri 11:17 PM 5.41 feet High Tide
The conditions look tolerable with 2-5 MPH winds out of the SW until noon and then 7-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp remains at 68 degrees.
For Saturday morning the weekend warriors will be S.O.L as all surf fades into the “meager” range with knee to waist high sets everywhere.
2019-07-20 Sat 05:57 AM Sunrise
2019-07-20 Sat 06:29 AM 0.07 feet Low Tide
2019-07-20 Sat 09:18 AM Moonset
2019-07-20 Sat 01:07 PM 3.94 feet High Tide
2019-07-20 Sat 05:56 PM 2.53 feet Low Tide
2019-07-20 Sat 08:03 PM Sunset
2019-07-20 Sat 10:41 PM Moonrise
2019-07-20 Sat 11:52 PM 4.99 feet High Tide
The conditions look about the same with variable 1-5 MPH winds out of the South until noon and then 9-13 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 69 degrees.
For Sunday morning we will do no better with knee to waist high surf up and down the coast…..
2019-07-21 Sun 05:57 AM Sunrise
2019-07-21 Sun 07:01 AM 0.42 feet Low Tide
2019-07-21 Sun 10:13 AM Moonset
2019-07-21 Sun 01:45 PM 3.99 feet High Tide
2019-07-21 Sun 06:47 PM 2.61 feet Low Tide
2019-07-21 Sun 08:02 PM Sunset
2019-07-21 Sun 11:10 PM Moonrise
The conditions don’t change much with 2-5 MPH winds out of the South until 10:00AM and then 6-13 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 72 degrees.
For Monday morning we will remain in the listless knee to waist high zone.
2019-07-22 Mon 12:30 AM 4.49 feet High Tide
2019-07-22 Mon 05:58 AM Sunrise
2019-07-22 Mon 07:35 AM 0.81 feet Low Tide
2019-07-22 Mon 11:07 AM Moonset
2019-07-22 Mon 02:27 PM 4.08 feet High Tide
2019-07-22 Mon 07:53 PM 2.64 feet Low Tide
2019-07-22 Mon 08:02 PM Sunset
2019-07-22 Mon 11:39 PM Moonrise
The conditions look similar with variable 2-5 MPH winds out of the SW until 10:00AM and then 7-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 73 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll the start of some steeply angled South swell. This energy will come in from a sideways angle of 180-185 degrees with 14-16 second intervals and dish up inconsistent waist high + sets early and gain momentum throughout the day culminating in chest high sets for the most exposed South facing breaks. The OC and San O’ areas look to hold the most promise as most of the swell will extend its middle finger to the more Westerly facing beaches.
2019-07-23 Tue 01:17 AM 3.94 feet High Tide
2019-07-23 Tue 05:59 AM Sunrise
2019-07-23 Tue 08:10 AM 1.21 feet Low Tide
2019-07-23 Tue 12:01 PM Moonset
2019-07-23 Tue 03:12 PM 4.23 feet High Tide
2019-07-23 Tue 08:01 PM Sunset
2019-07-23 Tue 09:21 PM 2.52 feet Low Tide
The conditions look fair early with 2-4 MPH winds out of the W/SW until 10:00AM and then 6-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp remains at 69 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 66 Santa Monica 67 South Bay 71, Huntington 64, Newport 70.
The next 4Cast will be updated on Sunday.
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