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The tropical Eastern Pacific Basin remains devoid of any organized tropical activity at this time, but the development of two particular tropical waves is becoming increasingly likely within the next 24-36 hours.

A low pressure area currently centered around 1,200 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, continues to look better organized on recent satellite imagery. This low has been designated Invest 91E and is tracking westward through warm ocean waters. If current trends continue, 91E appears increasingly likely to become a tropical depression or tropical storm within the next 24-36 hours. Its track will take it west-northwest over the open waters of the East Pacific, keeping it away from any land. The next name on the East Pacific list is Gilma.

Farther west, there is a disorganized low center around 2,000 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. This low has a narrow 24- to 36-hour window to develop further into a depression or storm.

Stay tuned!

Friday morning we should be able to wrangle one more day of surf out of this one with inconsistent waist to chest high + sets in the AM. The angle will remain 200-210 degrees and intervals will dip down to 15 seconds. Based on what I saw today there will likely be some long lulls in between sets and the Fat Lady will be clearing her throat as we’ll see our last bit of swell for a while.

There’s a nice little tide push through the morning and the conditions look fair.

2018-07-27 Fri 04:21 AM -0.34 feet Low Tide
2018-07-27 Fri 05:50 AM Moonset
2018-07-27 Fri 06:01 AM Sunrise
2018-07-27 Fri 10:48 AM 3.94 feet High Tide
2018-07-27 Fri 01:22 PM Full Moon
2018-07-27 Fri 03:31 PM 2.25 feet Low Tide
2018-07-27 Fri 07:58 PM Sunset
2018-07-27 Fri 08:05 PM Moonrise
2018-07-27 Fri 09:42 PM 5.92 feet High Tide

The conditions look to be fair early with 2-3 MPH breezes out of the SW until 10:00AM and 6-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips a hair to 77 degrees.

For Saturday morning we’ll be heading back to the drawing board with knee to waist sets and possibly a few larger straggler sets on the tide push.

2018-07-28 Sat 04:50 AM -0.30 feet Low Tide
2018-07-28 Sat 06:02 AM Sunrise
2018-07-28 Sat 06:43 AM Moonset
2018-07-28 Sat 11:16 AM 4.00 feet High Tide
2018-07-28 Sat 04:04 PM 2.22 feet Low Tide
2018-07-28 Sat 07:57 PM Sunset
2018-07-28 Sat 08:44 PM Moonrise
2018-07-28 Sat 10:13 PM 5.81 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair with variable winds in the 1-2 MPH zone until 10AM and 6-9 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 80 degrees.

For Sunday morning the surf looks to be pretty lackluster with feeble knee to waist high surf up and down the coast.

2018-07-29 Sun 05:19 AM -0.19 feet Low Tide
2018-07-29 Sun 06:03 AM Sunrise
2018-07-29 Sun 07:38 AM Moonset
2018-07-29 Sun 11:45 AM 4.06 feet High Tide
2018-07-29 Sun 04:39 PM 2.21 feet Low Tide
2018-07-29 Sun 07:57 PM Sunset
2018-07-29 Sun 09:19 PM Moonrise
2018-07-29 Sun 10:45 PM 5.61 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair early with Southerly winds in the 1-3 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 6-9 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 81 degrees.

For Monday morning the the song remains the same with knee to waist high waves everywhere.

2018-07-30 Mon 05:48 AM 0.00 feet Low Tide
2018-07-30 Mon 06:04 AM Sunrise
2018-07-30 Mon 08:33 AM Moonset
2018-07-30 Mon 12:16 PM 4.11 feet High Tide
2018-07-30 Mon 05:17 PM 2.24 feet Low Tide
2018-07-30 Mon 07:56 PM Sunset
2018-07-30 Mon 09:53 PM Moonrise
2018-07-30 Mon 11:18 PM 5.30 feet High Tide

The conditions look okay with variable breezes in the 1-5 MPH range until noon and 8-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 82 degrees.

By Tuesday morning we’ll see no significant changes with continued knee to waist high surf.

2018-07-31 Tue 06:04 AM Sunrise
2018-07-31 Tue 06:18 AM 0.26 feet Low Tide
2018-07-31 Tue 09:28 AM Moonset
2018-07-31 Tue 12:49 PM 4.17 feet High Tide
2018-07-31 Tue 06:00 PM 2.29 feet Low Tide
2018-07-31 Tue 07:55 PM Sunset
2018-07-31 Tue 10:25 PM Moonrise
2018-07-31 Tue 11:54 PM 4.89 feet High Tide

The conditions look okay with variable 2-3 MPH breezes out of the South until 10:00AM 6-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 82 degrees.

Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 66, Santa Monica 71 South Bay 75, Huntington 67, Newport 68.

The next 4CAST will be posted on Sunday!

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