SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 7-28-2019
HURRICANE WATCH: Tropical Storm Erick is located well away from the southern Baja California coast and making progress toward the Hawaiian Islands early Sunday morning. It has remained at 40 mph with slightly higher gusts and is moving west at 16 mph.
Erick is in an environment conducive for strengthening with low wind shear, warm waters and a moist atmosphere. As such, it is possible that Erick could become a hurricane in the next few days. There is no threat to land through the early part of next week as it moves into the Central Pacific Ocean basin. Interests in Hawaii should continue to monitor the progress of this system, however, as it may become a threat later next week or the following weekend. There is a good chance that the system will weaken considerably as it moves into less favorable atmospheric conditions.
The second area of disturbed weather several hundred miles south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico has become better organized this morning and is now Tropical Depression Seven-E. Environmental conditions will support gradual strengthening over the next several days as the storm moves in a general westward motion over the open waters of the East Pacific. It is expected that the depression will become Tropical Storm Flossie sometime later today or Monday and likely a hurricane later in the week.
For Monday morning we’ll nose dive into the knee to waist high range with just some tiny NW wind swell and extremely inconsistent leftover South swell in the water.
2019-07-29 Mon 02:31 AM -0.35 feet Low Tide
2019-07-29 Mon 03:22 AM Moonrise
2019-07-29 Mon 06:03 AM Sunrise
2019-07-29 Mon 09:00 AM 3.73 feet High Tide
2019-07-29 Mon 01:30 PM 2.24 feet Low Tide
2019-07-29 Mon 06:02 PM Moonset
2019-07-29 Mon 07:52 PM 6.49 feet High Tide
2019-07-29 Mon 07:57 PM Sunset
The conditions look tolerable with 1-5 MPH winds out of the S/SW until noon and then 6-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 74 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we will continue to wallow in the knee to waist high range, with anemic NW wind swell the only item on the menu.
2019-07-30 Tue 03:10 AM -0.85 feet Low Tide
2019-07-30 Tue 04:20 AM Moonrise
2019-07-30 Tue 06:03 AM Sunrise
2019-07-30 Tue 09:39 AM 3.98 feet High Tide
2019-07-30 Tue 02:18 PM 2.07 feet Low Tide
2019-07-30 Tue 07:02 PM Moonset
2019-07-30 Tue 07:56 PM Sunset
2019-07-30 Tue 08:36 PM 6.85 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with variable 2-5 MPH winds out of the S/SSE until noon and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 74 degrees.
For Wednesday morning we will see no major changes with knee to waist high surf everywhere.
2019-07-31 Wed 03:50 AM -1.18 feet Low Tide
2019-07-31 Wed 05:25 AM Moonrise
2019-07-31 Wed 06:04 AM Sunrise
2019-07-31 Wed 10:17 AM 4.21 feet High Tide
2019-07-31 Wed 03:06 PM 1.87 feet Low Tide
2019-07-31 Wed 07:55 PM Sunset
2019-07-31 Wed 07:57 PM Moonset
2019-07-31 Wed 08:12 PM New Moon
2019-07-31 Wed 09:22 PM 7.03 feet High Tide
The conditions don’t change much with 2-4 MPH winds out of the South until 10:00AM and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp remains at 74 degrees.
For Thursday morning, (shocker), we will remain in the knee to waist zone.
2019-08-01 Thu 04:31 AM -1.32 feet Low Tide
2019-08-01 Thu 06:05 AM Sunrise
2019-08-01 Thu 06:36 AM Moonrise
2019-08-01 Thu 10:56 AM 4.42 feet High Tide
2019-08-01 Thu 03:55 PM 1.69 feet Low Tide
2019-08-01 Thu 07:54 PM Sunset
2019-08-01 Thu 08:46 PM Moonset
2019-08-01 Thu 10:08 PM 6.98 feet High Tide
The conditions look similar with variable 2-6 MPH winds out of the S/SW until noon and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 76 degrees.
For Friday morning we will continue to slump into the sub par knee to waist high zone.
2019-08-02 Fri 05:11 AM -1.23 feet Low Tide
2019-08-02 Fri 06:06 AM Sunrise
2019-08-02 Fri 07:48 AM Moonrise
2019-08-02 Fri 11:37 AM 4.61 feet High Tide
2019-08-02 Fri 04:47 PM 1.58 feet Low Tide
2019-08-02 Fri 07:53 PM Sunset
2019-08-02 Fri 09:30 PM Moonset
2019-08-02 Fri 10:56 PM 6.66 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair early with 1-5 MPH winds out of the W/SW until noon and then 8-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp jumps up to 76 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 63 Santa Monica 69 South Bay 73, Huntington 65, Newport 72.
The next 4Cast will be updated on Tuesday.
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