SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on November – 17th – 2019
For Wednesday morning we’ll go into a tailspin with potential for actual seasonal weather. We will see some shoulder high to OH, NW wind swell from a 300-310 degree angle, with 10-12 second intervals, fill in through the day along with rain and stiff onshore breezes. The good news is that there will be plenty of swell, the bad news is that the conditions are leaning toward poor with onshore winds and a legitimate threat of rain.
2019-11-20 Wed 04:46 AM 4.45 feet High Tide
2019-11-20 Wed 06:31 AM Sunrise
2019-11-20 Wed 10:11 AM 2.60 feet Low Tide
2019-11-20 Wed 01:25 PM Moonset
2019-11-20 Wed 03:38 PM 4.55 feet High Tide
2019-11-20 Wed 04:47 PM Sunset
2019-11-20 Wed 10:32 PM 0.30 feet Low Tide
The conditions look poor, (see wind model). The air temp tops out at 61 degrees and there’s a 80% chance of rain.
* If it does indeed pour be aware that every dead animal, dumped chemical and every other imaginable form of Schmegma will squeak out of the sewers and street and poison our beloved Ocean water. As a rule of thumb, I personally never surf after the first significant rain of the year. If you do hop in please wear ear plugs, shower off with hot water immediately after you exit, and use your netti pot and ear drops afterwards. It is advised to stay out of the water for 72 hours after any measurable precipitation. Your call!
For Thursday morning we will see that NW wind swell increase and cough up head high to OH + sets for the top West facing beaches. The angle will remain at 300-310 degrees and the intervals will grow a hair to 11-12 seconds.
2019-11-21 Thu 12:54 AM Moonrise
2019-11-21 Thu 05:23 AM 4.96 feet High Tide
2019-11-21 Thu 06:32 AM Sunrise
2019-11-21 Thu 11:19 AM 1.82 feet Low Tide
2019-11-21 Thu 02:01 PM Moonset
2019-11-21 Thu 04:47 PM Sunset
2019-11-21 Thu 04:57 PM 4.56 feet High Tide
2019-11-21 Thu 11:19 PM 0.41 feet Low Tide
The conditions look okay if the sea surface can recover under the cloak of darkness. We’re slated to see 2-7 MPH winds out of the SE/SSE until 2:00PM and 6-8 MPH out of the West until sundown. The air temp hovers in the low 60’s and there’s a 20% chance of rain.
For Friday morning we’ll see continued NW wind swell from the same angle and with similar intervals. The surf will dip into the chest high zone and the winds should continue to be pretty good.
Later in the day some fresh NW ground swell will move in from 295-305 degrees with solid 18-19 second intervals. Don’t expect to see any real consistency until Saturday morning.
2019-11-22 Fri 02:02 AM Moonrise
2019-11-22 Fri 05:57 AM 5.50 feet High Tide
2019-11-22 Fri 06:33 AM Sunrise
2019-11-22 Fri 12:14 PM 0.98 feet Low Tide
2019-11-22 Fri 02:36 PM Moonset
2019-11-22 Fri 04:46 PM Sunset
2019-11-22 Fri 06:03 PM 4.62 feet High Tide
The conditions look to be pretty good for spots that like a SE wind direction. We’ll see 5-8 MPH breezes out of the E/SE until 2:00 PM and 2-6 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 66 degrees and there’s a 10% chance of rain.
For Saturday morning that NW energy will peak with shoulder high to OH sets, ( for the top West facing breaks), from a 295-305 degree swell angle and 16-17 second intervals.
2019-11-23 Sat 12:02 AM 0.58 feet Low Tide
2019-11-23 Sat 03:09 AM Moonrise
2019-11-23 Sat 06:31 AM 6.00 feet High Tide
2019-11-23 Sat 06:33 AM Sunrise
2019-11-23 Sat 01:03 PM 0.21 feet Low Tide
2019-11-23 Sat 03:11 PM Moonset
2019-11-23 Sat 04:46 PM Sunset
2019-11-23 Sat 07:02 PM 4.63 feet High Tide
The conditions look great with variable breezes out of the E/NNE at 1-5 MPH until noon and then 5-9 MPH breezes out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 69 degrees.
For Sunday morning we will see continued NW ground swell from the same angle of 295-305 degrees and 14-15 second intervals. The top West facing breaks should see shoulder to head high + sets with occasional larger sneaker sets.
2019-11-24 Sun 12:42 AM 0.83 feet Low Tide
2019-11-24 Sun 04:17 AM Moonrise
2019-11-24 Sun 06:34 AM Sunrise
2019-11-24 Sun 07:05 AM 6.41 feet High Tide
2019-11-24 Sun 01:49 PM -0.42 feet Low Tide
2019-11-24 Sun 03:47 PM Moonset
2019-11-24 Sun 04:46 PM Sunset
2019-11-24 Sun 07:56 PM 4.57 feet High Tide
The conditions look solid with N/NNE breezes at 1-6 MPH until noon and 4-7 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp drops a hair to 69 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update), Malibu 63 Santa Monica 64 South Bay 64, Huntington 64, Newport 64.
The next 4Cast will be updated on Thursday.
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