SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 5-15-18
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For Wednesday we’ll see the primary swell start it’s slow, methodical fade but it should continue to generate chest high + sets for the top South facing spots. In conjunction with that energy we’ll have those 2 small but potent ground swells sending a little love our way. Although inconsistent there may be a few surprise waves every now and then.
2018-05-16 Wed 04:52 AM -1.11 feet Low Tide
2018-05-16 Wed 05:51 AM Sunrise
2018-05-16 Wed 07:06 AM Moonrise
2018-05-16 Wed 11:16 AM 4.06 feet High Tide
2018-05-16 Wed 04:16 PM 1.54 feet Low Tide
2018-05-16 Wed 07:49 PM Sunset
2018-05-16 Wed 09:23 PM Moonset
2018-05-16 Wed 10:31 PM 6.39 feet High Tide
The conditions look a little iffy again with variable breezes at 1-5 MPH until noon and 9-13 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 66 degrees.
For Thursday we’ll dip down into the waist to chest high zone as our South swell continues a fade from that same 190-195 degree angle with 12-13 second intervals.
It looks like we’ll also see some small steeply angled NW wind swell roll in from 305-310 degrees and 8-10 second intervals. The better West facing beaches should waist high + peaks.
2018-05-17 Thu 05:41 AM -1.17 feet Low Tide
2018-05-17 Thu 05:51 AM Sunrise
2018-05-17 Thu 07:59 AM Moonrise
2018-05-17 Thu 12:12 PM 3.87 feet High Tide
2018-05-17 Thu 04:59 PM 1.87 feet Low Tide
2018-05-17 Thu 07:50 PM Sunset
2018-05-17 Thu 10:28 PM Moonset
2018-05-17 Thu 11:14 PM 6.24 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay with variable 3-4 MPH breezes until 10:00AM and 7-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 64 degrees.
For Friday we’ll see a combo of leftover NW wind swell, (waist high), fading SW, (waist high) and some fresh but inconsistent SW energy, (chest high), from 210-215 degrees and 17-18 second intervals.
2018-05-18 Fri 05:50 AM Sunrise
2018-05-18 Fri 06:34 AM -1.06 feet Low Tide
2018-05-18 Fri 08:58 AM Moonrise
2018-05-18 Fri 01:17 PM 3.71 feet High Tide
2018-05-18 Fri 05:49 PM 2.22 feet Low Tide
2018-05-18 Fri 07:50 PM Sunset
2018-05-18 Fri 11:28 PM Moonset
The conditions look okay with 3-4 MPH breezes out of the SE/SSE until 11:00AM and 7-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 65 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’ll see inconsistent SW sets in the waist high + range.
2018-05-19 Sat 12:04 AM 5.90 feet High Tide
2018-05-19 Sat 05:49 AM Sunrise
2018-05-19 Sat 07:33 AM -0.83 feet Low Tide
2018-05-19 Sat 10:01 AM Moonrise
2018-05-19 Sat 02:31 PM 3.67 feet High Tide
2018-05-19 Sat 06:55 PM 2.53 feet Low Tide
2018-05-19 Sat 07:51 PM Sunset
The conditions look decent with S/SSE winds in the 5-9 MPH zone until 11:00AM and 9-11 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 66 degrees.
For Sunday we’ll dip into the knee to waist high zone.
2018-05-20 Sun 12:23 AM Moonset
2018-05-20 Sun 01:03 AM 5.42 feet High Tide
2018-05-20 Sun 05:49 AM Sunrise
2018-05-20 Sun 08:38 AM -0.55 feet Low Tide
2018-05-20 Sun 11:07 AM Moonrise
2018-05-20 Sun 03:50 PM 3.82 feet High Tide
2018-05-20 Sun 07:52 PM Sunset
2018-05-20 Sun 08:26 PM 2.68 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be okay with wind models calling for 3-6 MPH winds out of the SE until 11:00AM and 7-10 MPH out of the Southwest for the rest of the afternoon. The air temp holds at 66 degrees.
Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 59, Santa Monica 62, South Bay 62, Huntington 60, Newport 62
I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update!
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