SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 6-28-18
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Tropical Depression 6-E has further organized and has been named Tropical Storm Emilia. Gradual strengthening is expected over the next couple of days as it moves to the west-northwest. Emilia will remain well away from land and we’ll see an increase in surf and rip currents will impact southwestern facing shores of Baja California Sur and southwestern Mexico into the weekend. The storm is expected to weaken late this weekend and eventually dissipate early next week as it encounters cooler ocean waters.
A tropical wave located south-southwest of the Mexico-Guatemala border shows some signs of development and may become better organized over the next 24-48 hours. This system may organize into a tropical depression or tropical storm as it tracks westward and well south of the Mexican coast late this week or early this weekend. Keep your fingers crossed this one may cough up some decent sized waves! Stay tuned!
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 6-9 MPH breezes out of the SE/SSE until noon and 7-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 72 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 3-6 MPH zone until 10AM and 7-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp dips a hair to 69 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, chest high + 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 variable, Southerly winds in the 3-4 MPH zone until 10:00AM and 6-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp dips a notch to 68 degrees.
For Monday morning we’ll continue to see waist to chest high sets for the exposed South facing breaks. This 205-210 degree swell will be strongest in the morning and start a slow, methodical fade throughout the day.
2018-07-02 Mon 05:46 AM Sunrise
2018-07-02 Mon 06:58 AM 0.10 feet Low Tide
2018-07-02 Mon 09:43 AM Moonset
2018-07-02 Mon 01:50 PM 3.74 feet High Tide
2018-07-02 Mon 06:18 PM 2.77 feet Low Tide
2018-07-02 Mon 08:09 PM Sunset
2018-07-02 Mon 11:17 PM Moonrise
The conditions look okay with 2-3 MPH breezes out of the S/SW until 10:00AM and 7-11 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp gets up to 70 degrees.
For Tuesday we’ll be served leftovers in the knee to waist high zone everywhere. There may be a few straggler sets through the morning but keep your expectations low.
2018-07-03 Tue 12:11 AM 4.78 feet High Tide
2018-07-03 Tue 05:47 AM Sunrise
2018-07-03 Tue 07:36 AM 0.38 feet Low Tide
2018-07-03 Tue 10:38 AM Moonset
2018-07-03 Tue 02:37 PM 3.84 feet High Tide
2018-07-03 Tue 07:22 PM 2.84 feet Low Tide
2018-07-03 Tue 08:09 PM Sunset
2018-07-03 Tue 11:50 PM Moonrise
The conditions look okay again with 3-6 MPH breezes out of the South until noon and 7-10 MPH out of the South West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 70 degrees.
Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 65, Santa Monica 69, South Bay 67, Huntington 65, Newport 68.
The next 4CAST will be posted on Friday!
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