SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 6-15-18
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Bud is now a tropical depression and currently moving away from Baja California Sur as it crosses the Gulf of California.
Moisture from Bud is expected to reach the southwestern United States late today through Saturday night and this should bring drought-easing rainfall.
In addition to Tropical Depression Bud, Tropical Depression 4-E is around 75 miles to the south of Acapulco, Mexico and moving to the north-northeast at 3 mph. This depression will continue to track northward and further organization of this feature is likely, and it should become Tropical Storm Carlotta in the next 12-24 hours. Carlotta will move into the southern coast of Mexico Saturday night or Sunday and will cause heavy rainfall, flash flooding and mudslides across southern portions of the Mexican states of Guerrero and Oaxaca starting on Friday and continuing through the weekend.
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 3-5 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 7-12 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp gets up to 69 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 okay with SSE winds in the 3-5 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 7-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 67 degrees.
For Monday we’ll see that SW energy continue to generate waist to chest high + sets for the exposed breaks. The angle will remain the same at 200-205 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 4-6 MPH breezes out of the SW until 10:00AM and 9-14 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 67 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 angle of 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 2-3 MPH breezes out of the S/SSE until 10AM and 7-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 70 degrees.
For Wednesday 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 200-205 degrees and 11-12 second intervals.
2018-06-20 Wed 01:09 AM Moonset
2018-06-20 Wed 03:21 AM 4.24 feet High Tide
2018-06-20 Wed 03:52 AM First Quarter
2018-06-20 Wed 05:42 AM Sunrise
2018-06-20 Wed 10:06 AM 0.38 feet Low Tide
2018-06-20 Wed 01:15 PM Moonrise
2018-06-20 Wed 05:07 PM 4.90 feet High Tide
2018-06-20 Wed 08:08 PM Sunset
2018-06-20 Wed 11:23 PM 1.76 feet Low 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.
Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 65, Santa Monica 63, South Bay 64, Huntington 65, Newport 67.
The next 4CAST will be posted on Monday, (Happy Fathers Day to all you Dads out there!)!
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