SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 11-16-18
There are no organized tropical systems in the East Pacific basin at this time, and no development is likely through at least early next week.
For Saturday morning we’ll see continued NW energy from that same 295-300 degree angle, (waist to chest high sets with shoulder high + sets not out of the question for the best West facing breaks), and the intervals will drop off to 13 seconds.
The SW energy will drop off into the waist high + zone with 14 second intervals from a 195-205 degree angle.
This energy will be strongest early, (but we will have to contend with a pretty ripe tide at 5:50AM), then fade away into the afternoon.
2018-11-17 Sat 12:48 AM Moonset
2018-11-17 Sat 05:50 AM 4.61 feet High Tide
2018-11-17 Sat 06:28 AM Sunrise
2018-11-17 Sat 11:54 AM 2.17 feet Low Tide
2018-11-17 Sat 01:59 PM Moonrise
2018-11-17 Sat 04:49 PM Sunset
2018-11-17 Sat 05:20 PM 3.99 feet High Tide
2018-11-17 Sat 11:35 PM 1.01 feet Low Tide
The conditions look pretty damn good again with light and variable breezes out of the East at 2-4 MPH until noon and 3-6 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp drops off to 67 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll be left with waist high surf for the better West facing beaches and another high tide right around 1st light, so don’t expect much.
The better news is that another little pulse of NW is due to show up late in the day and be in play for Monday morning. Once again, nothing to really trumpet, but the best spots should see medium interval sets, in the chest high zone from a Westerly direction of 290 degrees.
2018-11-18 Sun 01:44 AM Moonset
2018-11-18 Sun 06:12 AM 4.94 feet High Tide
2018-11-18 Sun 06:29 AM Sunrise
2018-11-18 Sun 12:29 PM 1.59 feet Low Tide
2018-11-18 Sun 02:30 PM Moonrise
2018-11-18 Sun 04:48 PM Sunset
2018-11-18 Sun 06:11 PM 4.12 feet High Tide
The conditions look about the same with variable breezes out of the East at 1-4 MPH until noon and 4-6 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 68 degrees.
For Monday morning we’ll see that NW swell peak with chest high + sets, (for the best West facing breaks), from a 290 degree angle with 13-14 second intervals.
2018-11-19 Mon 12:07 AM 1.06 feet Low Tide
2018-11-19 Mon 02:42 AM Moonset
2018-11-19 Mon 06:30 AM Sunrise
2018-11-19 Mon 06:34 AM 5.31 feet High Tide
2018-11-19 Mon 01:02 PM 0.99 feet Low Tide
2018-11-19 Mon 03:02 PM Moonrise
2018-11-19 Mon 04:48 PM Sunset
2018-11-19 Mon 06:55 PM 4.24 feet High Tide
The conditions look good in the AM with variable breezes in the 2-5 MPH range until noon and 4-6 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 69 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see that NW swell be on the fade with the strongest surf in the AM. The exposed West facing breaks should see waist high + waves with a couple larger sets in the morning. It will continue to roll in from the same angle of 290 degrees with 12 second intervals.
2018-11-20 Tue 12:38 AM 1.14 feet Low Tide
2018-11-20 Tue 03:41 AM Moonset
2018-11-20 Tue 06:31 AM Sunrise
2018-11-20 Tue 06:58 AM 5.68 feet High Tide
2018-11-20 Tue 01:36 PM 0.42 feet Low Tide
2018-11-20 Tue 03:35 PM Moonrise
2018-11-20 Tue 04:47 PM Sunset
2018-11-20 Tue 07:38 PM 4.32 feet High Tide
The conditions look good in the AM with variable breezes at 1-4 MPH until noon and 5-8 MPH winds out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 68 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 65 Santa Monica 65 South Bay 66, Huntington 62, Newport 65.
The next 4CAST will be posted on Sunday!
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