SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 5-8-18
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For Wednesday morning we’ll remain in the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast with a mish mash of small NW wind swell and dying tiny SW energy.
* We should see a notable improvement by Thursday.
2018-05-09 Wed 12:14 AM 2.50 feet Low Tide
2018-05-09 Wed 02:43 AM Moonrise
2018-05-09 Wed 05:27 AM 3.75 feet High Tide
2018-05-09 Wed 05:57 AM Sunrise
2018-05-09 Wed 12:15 PM 0.63 feet Low Tide
2018-05-09 Wed 02:00 PM Moonset
2018-05-09 Wed 07:05 PM 4.23 feet High Tide
2018-05-09 Wed 07:44 PM Sunset
The conditions look okay with variable winds in the 2-6 MPH zone until noon and 7-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 69 degrees.
For Thursday we should be back in business as some “kinda” ground swell rolls in and puts the better West facing breaks into the shoulder to head high + zone. The angle will be a westerly 280-285 degrees with 12-14 second intervals. There should also be some smallish NW wind swell mixing in to add a little flavor to the feast.
2018-05-10 Thu 12:58 AM 1.95 feet Low Tide
2018-05-10 Thu 03:17 AM Moonrise
2018-05-10 Thu 05:56 AM Sunrise
2018-05-10 Thu 06:29 AM 3.90 feet High Tide
2018-05-10 Thu 12:52 PM 0.61 feet Low Tide
2018-05-10 Thu 02:58 PM Moonset
2018-05-10 Thu 07:27 PM 4.60 feet High Tide
2018-05-10 Thu 07:44 PM Sunset
The conditions look okay with wind models calling for 1-3 MPH winds out of the South until 10AM and 5-10 MPH out of the Southwest for the rest of the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 70 degrees.
For Friday morning we’ll see that NW energy MOJO continue with a combo of pseudo NW ground swell and NW wind swell. The better West facing breaks should go shoulder to HH + again. Tide starts off slightly fat but nothing too out of control.
2018-05-11 Fri 01:35 AM 1.35 feet Low Tide
2018-05-11 Fri 03:51 AM Moonrise
2018-05-11 Fri 05:55 AM Sunrise
2018-05-11 Fri 07:20 AM 4.07 feet High Tide
2018-05-11 Fri 01:25 PM 0.62 feet Low Tide
2018-05-11 Fri 03:57 PM Moonset
2018-05-11 Fri 07:45 PM Sunset
2018-05-11 Fri 07:50 PM 5.01 feet High Tide
The conditions look interesting with SE/SSE winds in the 6-10 MPH zone until 2:00PM and 6-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 68 degrees.
For Saturday we’ll see that NW energy fade out quickly through the day with waist to chest high waves for the better West facing breaks.
2018-05-12 Sat 02:11 AM 0.72 feet Low Tide
2018-05-12 Sat 04:24 AM Moonrise
2018-05-12 Sat 05:54 AM Sunrise
2018-05-12 Sat 08:07 AM 4.21 feet High Tide
2018-05-12 Sat 01:57 PM 0.69 feet Low Tide
2018-05-12 Sat 04:58 PM Moonset
2018-05-12 Sat 07:46 PM Sunset
2018-05-12 Sat 08:16 PM 5.43 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay with SE/SSE breezes at 8-11 MPH until 11:00AM and 10-12 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 65 degrees.
For Sunday we’ll dip down into the waist high zone for the West facing breaks and a feeble knee to waist high for the South facing beaches.
2018-05-13 Sun 02:48 AM 0.11 feet Low Tide
2018-05-13 Sun 04:59 AM Moonrise
2018-05-13 Sun 05:53 AM Sunrise
2018-05-13 Sun 08:52 AM 4.29 feet High Tide
2018-05-13 Sun 02:29 PM 0.82 feet Low Tide
2018-05-13 Sun 06:02 PM Moonset
2018-05-13 Sun 07:47 PM Sunset
2018-05-13 Sun 08:45 PM 5.83 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay with 5-7 MPH breezes out of the S/SSE until noon and 7-11 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 66 degrees.
Water temps (day of 4CAST update), are as follows: Malibu 55, Santa Monica 63, South Bay 62, Huntington 57, Newport 59
I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update!
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