SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 6-26-18
If you are having problems getting the streams please try using the “Chrome Browser” for all devices, (including Android). Click here for troubleshooting tips! Or feel free to email us for technical support contact us
APP ISSUES: FYI – The app is shut down for the time being so just go the mobile site on your phones browser, it does exactly the same thing and you can enlarge the live stream with a pinch. The powers that be won’t let me update the APP and re-submit it because they insist it’s too similar to the mobile site…. F’N Apple store messing with me! Sorry for the interruption in service!
*** Any app developers out there that are willing to lend a hand contact [email protected]
Daniel continues to weaken and has lost tropical characteristics. The area of low pressure is located around 690 miles to the west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. The low will continue to move generally westward over the open ocean for the next 24-36 hours before dissipating by late Wednesday.
Meanwhile, we continue to monitor an area of low pressure about 600 hundred miles south of Acapulco, Mexico. This low center is expected to organize into a tropical depression or storm over the next few days. If it does become a storm it will be named Emilia. This disturbance will continue to track westward away from Mexico and is not expected to impact any land.
Lots of activity in the Tropics! It should just be a matter of time until we get a legit swell maker for So Cal!
For Wednesday morning we’ll continue to see waist high + surf with small, inconsistent sets for the exposed South facing breaks, (170 degrees at 12-13 seconds), and light NW wind swell, (310 degrees and 10 second intervals).
2018-06-27 Wed 04:09 AM -0.50 feet Low Tide
2018-06-27 Wed 05:26 AM Moonset
2018-06-27 Wed 05:44 AM Sunrise
2018-06-27 Wed 10:38 AM 3.69 feet High Tide
2018-06-27 Wed 03:08 PM 2.27 feet Low Tide
2018-06-27 Wed 07:52 PM Moonrise
2018-06-27 Wed 08:09 PM Sunset
2018-06-27 Wed 09:24 PM 5.94 feet High Tide
2018-06-27 Wed 09:54 PM Full Moon
The conditions look okay with variable 2-3 MPH breezes out of the South until 10:00AM and 5-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp gets up to 69 degrees on the sand.
For Thursday we’ll see the super exposed South facing beaches dish up energy in the waist high + zone and also see that small NW wind swell continue to chime in with waist high peaks, (310 degrees and 8-10 second intervals), for the best West facing beaches.
2018-06-28 Thu 04:42 AM -0.52 feet Low Tide
2018-06-28 Thu 05:45 AM Sunrise
2018-06-28 Thu 06:13 AM Moonset
2018-06-28 Thu 11:14 AM 3.69 feet High Tide
2018-06-28 Thu 03:40 PM 2.36 feet Low Tide
2018-06-28 Thu 08:09 PM Sunset
2018-06-28 Thu 08:40 PM Moonrise
2018-06-28 Thu 09:55 PM 5.86 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay again with 3-6 MPH breezes out of the South until 10:00AM and 7-10 MPH out of the South West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
For Friday the SW swell will be on the fade with waist high sets from that 170 degree angle and 12-13 second intervals.
Some slightly more potent NW swell will fill in too. Looks to be at least waist high + from an angle of 310 degrees and 8-10 second intervals.
2018-06-29 Fri 05:15 AM -0.46 feet Low Tide
2018-06-29 Fri 05:45 AM Sunrise
2018-06-29 Fri 07:03 AM Moonset
2018-06-29 Fri 11:49 AM 3.69 feet High Tide
2018-06-29 Fri 04:13 PM 2.44 feet Low Tide
2018-06-29 Fri 08:09 PM Sunset
2018-06-29 Fri 09:25 PM Moonrise
2018-06-29 Fri 10:26 PM 5.70 feet High Tide
The conditions look pretty good with with 4-8 MPH breezes out of the SE/SSE until noon and 7-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 70 degrees.
For Saturday 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 a combo of small, leftover SW energy from 170-175 degrees and 10-11 second intervals.
2018-06-30 Sat 05:46 AM Sunrise
2018-06-30 Sat 05:48 AM -0.33 feet Low Tide
2018-06-30 Sat 07:55 AM Moonset
2018-06-30 Sat 12:27 PM 3.68 feet High Tide
2018-06-30 Sat 04:49 PM 2.54 feet Low Tide
2018-06-30 Sat 08:09 PM Sunset
2018-06-30 Sat 10:05 PM Moonrise
2018-06-30 Sat 10:59 PM 5.48 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair again with variable winds out of the South in the 4-5 MPH zone until 10AM and 7-12 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 70 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll see some fresh, more robust SW move in throughout the day. We should see some waist high sets in the AM and larger waves as the day marches on. The angle will a user friendly 205 to 210 degrees with 17-18 second intervals. That swell looks to hold and become more consistent on Monday.
2018-07-01 Sun 05:46 AM Sunrise
2018-07-01 Sun 06:22 AM -0.14 feet Low Tide
2018-07-01 Sun 08:48 AM Moonset
2018-07-01 Sun 01:07 PM 3.69 feet High Tide
2018-07-01 Sun 05:30 PM 2.66 feet Low Tide
2018-07-01 Sun 08:09 PM Sunset
2018-07-01 Sun 10:43 PM Moonrise
2018-07-01 Sun 11:33 PM 5.17 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair again with S/SSE winds in the 2-3 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 6-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up a notch to 71 degrees.
Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 65, Santa Monica 69, South Bay 67, Huntington 65, Newport 67.
The next 4CAST will be posted on Thursday!
ABOUT THE SWELLMAGNET FORECAST – One of the most exciting–and yet most challenging–aspects of surfing is the sheer variety of waves and weather conditions that affect the entire surfing experience. Any surfer who is interested in going beyond the most basic level of surfing will have to develop the ability to interpret waves and environmental conditions. This is important for ensuring both a safe and enjoyable experience.
The main difficulty lies in predicting how exactly the ocean and the environment will behave at any given time. One day, you could be riding four-footers all day and the next, you might be facing a glasslike surface with nary a ripple. Conditions can change drastically from day-to-day and even within the space of a couple of hours. To avoid wasted time and unproductive trips to the surf, it is essential to have access to reliable information on surf conditions.
Sites such as Swellmagnet.com offer up-to-the-minute surf reports that are essential to all California surfers. The company relies on an extensive network of surf cams and surf experts in order to monitor the precise surf conditions on any given day. All information is collated and analyzed by qualified surf specialists, with the resulting data being provided to the public via the Swellmagnet site.
Swellmagnet provides some of the best surf reports in the industry, with accurate and verifiable results gathered via an innovative system of surf condition monitors and detectors. Expert surf analysis is provided by the company’s team of highly experienced specialists, each with long years of experience monitoring and actually experiencing the full range of surf conditions. This combination of state-of-the-art technology and extensive practical experience ensures the highest quality and most accurate surf reports available.
For surfers who wish to take full advantage of the best that the California coast has to offer, the services provided by Swellmagnet are essential.