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]

For Wednesday morning we’ll see that SW swell in full stride with head high to OH + surf at the top South facing breaks. Should be a slam dunk if you find a place that is wind sheltered or has some kelp to keep things smooth. Swell angle: 185-200 degrees with beefy 16-17 second intervals.

The NW wind swell will hang round as well with 8-9 second intervals from a 300 degree angle. Nothing to hang your hat on but a contribution none the less!

2018-05-23 Wed 02:31 AM Moonset
2018-05-23 Wed 05:10 AM 4.22 feet High Tide
2018-05-23 Wed 05:47 AM Sunrise
2018-05-23 Wed 11:48 AM 0.20 feet Low Tide
2018-05-23 Wed 02:20 PM Moonrise
2018-05-23 Wed 06:36 PM 4.95 feet High Tide
2018-05-23 Wed 07:54 PM Sunset

The conditions look decent with variable South winds in the 2-4 MPH zone until noon and 7-9 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 66 degrees.

For Thursday we’ll dip into the chest to head high zone for the better South facing breaks from that fading SW energy, (185-200 degrees and 14-16 second intervals). There will still be plenty of surf out there and the conditions look to be pretty good.

2018-05-24 Thu 12:47 AM 1.34 feet Low Tide
2018-05-24 Thu 03:06 AM Moonset
2018-05-24 Thu 05:46 AM Sunrise
2018-05-24 Thu 06:26 AM 4.12 feet High Tide
2018-05-24 Thu 12:36 PM 0.45 feet Low Tide
2018-05-24 Thu 03:21 PM Moonrise
2018-05-24 Thu 07:14 PM 5.32 feet High Tide
2018-05-24 Thu 07:55 PM Sunset

The conditions should be good with wind models calling for variable, 1-3 MPH winds until 10AM and 8-12 MPH out of the Southwest for the rest of the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 64 degrees.

For Friday we’ll continue to see that SW energy fade. The angle will remain the same, (185-200 degrees), but the intervals drop to 14 seconds.

There will also be some waist high, NW wind swell mixing in from a steep 305 degrees and 10-12 second intervals.

2018-05-25 Fri 01:40 AM 0.71 feet Low Tide
2018-05-25 Fri 03:40 AM Moonset
2018-05-25 Fri 05:46 AM Sunrise
2018-05-25 Fri 07:30 AM 4.07 feet High Tide
2018-05-25 Fri 01:18 PM 0.74 feet Low Tide
2018-05-25 Fri 04:21 PM Moonrise
2018-05-25 Fri 07:48 PM 5.61 feet High Tide
2018-05-25 Fri 07:55 PM Sunset

The conditions look a passable early with Westerly, onshore winds at 4-5 MPH MPH until 10AM and 8-15 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 65 degrees.

For Saturday that SW energy will be on its last legs with inconsistent waist high + sets.

The bigger story will be some short interval NW wind swell working its way into the fold with waist high + peaks for the best West facing beaches.

2018-05-26 Sat 02:26 AM 0.19 feet Low Tide
2018-05-26 Sat 04:14 AM Moonset
2018-05-26 Sat 05:45 AM Sunrise
2018-05-26 Sat 08:25 AM 4.03 feet High Tide
2018-05-26 Sat 01:55 PM 1.04 feet Low Tide
2018-05-26 Sat 05:20 PM Moonrise
2018-05-26 Sat 07:56 PM Sunset
2018-05-26 Sat 08:19 PM 5.81 feet High Tide

The conditions look sketchy with 7-13 MPH onshore breezes all day long. The air temp bumps up to 67 degrees.

For Sunday we’ll be reliant on that NW wind swell as it should get up to waist to chest high for the exposed West facing beaches.

2018-05-27 Sun 03:07 AM -0.20 feet Low Tide
2018-05-27 Sun 04:48 AM Moonset
2018-05-27 Sun 05:45 AM Sunrise
2018-05-27 Sun 09:13 AM 3.96 feet High Tide
2018-05-27 Sun 02:29 PM 1.34 feet Low Tide
2018-05-27 Sun 06:18 PM Moonrise
2018-05-27 Sun 07:57 PM Sunset
2018-05-27 Sun 08:48 PM 5.91 feet High Tide

The conditions look better with 3-6 MPH breezes out of the SE until 10AM and 7-10 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 64 degrees.

Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 57, Santa Monica 59, South Bay 60, Huntington 63, Newport 62.

I’ll be back on Thursday with the latest scoop!

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.