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Bud continues to track toward southern Baja California with landfall expected by Thursday night. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and is located about 70 miles to the south-southeast of Cabo San Lucas.

In addition to Bud, we are monitoring an area of low pressure that is located a few hundred miles to the south of Acapulco, Mexico. As this low tracks to the north-northwest, further organization of this feature is likely and it could become a tropical depression or storm by the end of the weekend.

Bottom line: No surf for So Cal from these systems right now… stay tuned.

For Friday morning we’ll dip into the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast. Our waves will be comprised of small NW wind swell from a 310 degree angle and 8-10 second intervals and leftover SW energy from 195-205 degrees and 13-14 second intervals.

2018-06-15 Fri 05:32 AM -1.53 feet Low Tide
2018-06-15 Fri 05:42 AM Sunrise
2018-06-15 Fri 07:45 AM Moonrise
2018-06-15 Fri 12:07 PM 4.07 feet High Tide
2018-06-15 Fri 04:50 PM 1.99 feet Low Tide
2018-06-15 Fri 08:06 PM Sunset
2018-06-15 Fri 10:14 PM Moonset
2018-06-15 Fri 11:03 PM 6.63 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair again with S/SSE winds in the 1-4 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 7-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 68 degrees.

For Saturday morning we’ll start off very slow with knee to waist high surf in the AM, (NW wind swell 310 degrees and 10 second intervals), but the bigger news is that we will see some fresh SW swell filling in later in the day. This energy will be more in play for Sunday morning, but there should be some scout sets showing up in the afternoon.

2018-06-16 Sat 05:42 AM Sunrise
2018-06-16 Sat 06:22 AM -1.36 feet Low Tide
2018-06-16 Sat 08:52 AM Moonrise
2018-06-16 Sat 01:05 PM 4.08 feet High Tide
2018-06-16 Sat 05:47 PM 2.19 feet Low Tide
2018-06-16 Sat 08:07 PM Sunset
2018-06-16 Sat 11:06 PM Moonset
2018-06-16 Sat 11:55 PM 6.18 feet High Tide

The conditions look okay with variable, S/SSE winds in the 4-5 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 7-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 65 degrees.

For Sunday morning we’ll see that fresh SW energy be in full swing for the morning with waist to chest high + sets from a 200-205 degree angle and 15-16 second intervals.

NW wind swell will continue to drone on with knee to waist high surf from 310 degrees and 10 second intervals.

2018-06-17 Sun 05:42 AM Sunrise
2018-06-17 Sun 07:15 AM -1.02 feet Low Tide
2018-06-17 Sun 10:00 AM Moonrise
2018-06-17 Sun 02:05 PM 4.15 feet High Tide
2018-06-17 Sun 06:55 PM 2.36 feet Low Tide
2018-06-17 Sun 08:07 PM Sunset
2018-06-17 Sun 11:52 PM Moonset

The conditions look a little iffy but with S/SSE/SW winds in the 5-7 MPH zone until noon and 7-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 65 degrees.

For Monday we’ll see that SW energy continue to generate waist to chest high + sets for the exposed breaks. 205 degrees with 15 second intervals. Small NW wind swell will remain part of the equation.

2018-06-18 Mon 12:53 AM 5.57 feet High Tide
2018-06-18 Mon 05:42 AM Sunrise
2018-06-18 Mon 08:10 AM -0.59 feet Low Tide
2018-06-18 Mon 11:07 AM Moonrise
2018-06-18 Mon 03:09 PM 4.32 feet High Tide
2018-06-18 Mon 08:07 PM Sunset
2018-06-18 Mon 08:19 PM 2.41 feet Low Tide

The conditions look a little funky with 3-5 MPH breezes out of the West until 9:00AM and 7-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 65 degrees.

For Tuesday the SW swell will hang around with waist to maybe chest high sets.

Some slightly more potent NW swell will fill in too. Looks to be at least waist high + from a Westerly 285-290 degrees and 12-14 second intervals.

2018-06-19 Tue 12:32 AM Moonset
2018-06-19 Tue 02:00 AM 4.88 feet High Tide
2018-06-19 Tue 05:42 AM Sunrise
2018-06-19 Tue 09:08 AM -0.10 feet Low Tide
2018-06-19 Tue 12:12 PM Moonrise
2018-06-19 Tue 04:11 PM 4.58 feet High Tide
2018-06-19 Tue 08:08 PM Sunset
2018-06-19 Tue 09:54 PM 2.22 feet Low Tide

The conditions look okay early with with 3-5 MPH breezes out of the S/SSE until 10AM and 6-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 67 degrees.

Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 63, Santa Monica 66, South Bay 66, Huntington 64, Newport 67.

The next 4CAST will be posted on Friday!

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