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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 11-1-18
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HURRICANE WATCH

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We continue to monitor a couple of areas of low pressure in the East Pacific for potential development over the next few days.

The first is an area of low pressure (designated Invest 93E) around 1,400 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. 93E remains disorganized and is starting to move into an area of higher vertical wind shear. Development of this system is becoming more and more unlikely.

We are also monitoring a large area of disturbed weather located several hundred miles to the southwest of Acapulco, Mexico. This feature, designated as 94E, should become an area of low pressure during the next day or so and environmental conditions should become conducive for gradual development by the upcoming weekend.

In the Central Pacific, there are no organized tropical systems and no development is expected through at least this upcoming weekend.
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For Friday morning we’ll see a slight increase out of the NW with wind swell peaks in the waist to possibly chest high range from 310 degrees and 9-10 second intervals. The South facing breaks look to pull in waist high + sets from 210-215 degrees and 12-13 second intervals.

2018-11-02 Fri 01:50 AM Moonrise
2018-11-02 Fri 06:42 AM 4.84 feet High Tide
2018-11-02 Fri 07:14 AM Sunrise
2018-11-02 Fri 12:22 PM 2.03 feet Low Tide
2018-11-02 Fri 03:24 PM Moonset
2018-11-02 Fri 06:00 PM Sunset
2018-11-02 Fri 06:05 PM 4.98 feet High Tide

The conditions look excellent again with NE/NNE breezes at 2-6 MPH until all day and much stronger winds below the passes and canyons. The air temp tops out at 78 degrees.
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For Saturday morning all previous swells will be tapering off but the fading combo should deliver up knee to waist high sets up and down the coast.

Saturday
2018-11-03 Sat 12:42 AM 0.16 feet Low Tide
2018-11-03 Sat 02:56 AM Moonrise
2018-11-03 Sat 07:15 AM Sunrise
2018-11-03 Sat 07:17 AM 5.29 feet High Tide
2018-11-03 Sat 01:16 PM 1.32 feet Low Tide
2018-11-03 Sat 04:02 PM Moonset
2018-11-03 Sat 05:59 PM Sunset
2018-11-03 Sat 07:07 PM 5.07 feet High Tide

The conditions look fantastic again with Easterly breezes at 1-4 MPH until noon, (stronger winds below the passes and canyons), and 5-7 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp remains a toasty 76 degrees.
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For Sunday morning we’ll see knee to waist high surf up and down the coast.

Sunday
2018-11-04 Sun 01:24 AM 0.27 feet Low Tide
2018-11-04 Sun 03:01 AM Moonrise
2018-11-04 Sun 06:16 AM Sunrise
2018-11-04 Sun 06:50 AM 5.71 feet High Tide
2018-11-04 Sun 01:04 PM 0.66 feet Low Tide
2018-11-04 Sun 03:37 PM Moonset
2018-11-04 Sun 04:58 PM Sunset
2018-11-04 Sun 07:01 PM 5.08 feet High Tide

The conditions look great with variable breezes in the 1-4 MPH range until noon and 5-7 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 73 degrees.
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For Monday morning we’ll see small NW remnants and a fresh SW swell enter the fray. The SW energy will roll in from a 195-200 degree angle with 15-16 second intervals.The top spots should see some waist to chest high sets.

Monday
2018-11-05 Mon 01:02 AM 0.49 feet Low Tide
2018-11-05 Mon 04:06 AM Moonrise
2018-11-05 Mon 06:17 AM Sunrise
2018-11-05 Mon 07:22 AM 6.04 feet High Tide
2018-11-05 Mon 01:47 PM 0.14 feet Low Tide
2018-11-05 Mon 04:12 PM Moonset
2018-11-05 Mon 04:57 PM Sunset
2018-11-05 Mon 07:50 PM 4.98 feet High Tide

The conditions look good in the AM with N/NNE breezes at 7-10 MPH all day long, (considerably stronger below the passes and canyons). The air temp tops out at 72 degrees.
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For Tuesday morning we’ll see waist high + SW leftovers up and down the coast with a few larger straggler sets out of the SW.

Tuesday
2018-11-06 Tue 01:36 AM 0.79 feet Low Tide
2018-11-06 Tue 05:09 AM Moonrise
2018-11-06 Tue 06:18 AM Sunrise
2018-11-06 Tue 07:53 AM 6.25 feet High Tide
2018-11-06 Tue 02:29 PM -0.22 feet Low Tide
2018-11-06 Tue 04:47 PM Moonset
2018-11-06 Tue 04:56 PM Sunset
2018-11-06 Tue 08:36 PM 4.80 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair with variable breezes at 1-5 MPH until noon and SW at 6-9 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 69 degrees.
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Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 66 Santa Monica 66 South Bay 68, Huntington 63, Newport 66.
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The next 4CAST will be posted on Sunday!
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