SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 10-18-18
There are no organized tropical features across the East Pacific or Central Pacific basins at this time. An area of low pressure, designated as 99E, located south of southern Mexico is being watched for potential development within the next day or two. Otherwise, we see no other suspicious areas of clouds, showers and thunderstorms that might become organized tropical systems across either basin.
For Friday morning that NW energy should peak and dish up chest high + sets from that same angle of 300-305 degrees and 15 second intervals.
Also in the mix will be some remnant SW energy with 14-15 second intervals from 210-215 degrees. Likely sporadic waist high + sets at the exposed breaks.
2018-10-19 Fri 12:59 AM 0.74 feet Low Tide
2018-10-19 Fri 02:09 AM Moonset
2018-10-19 Fri 07:02 AM Sunrise
2018-10-19 Fri 07:40 AM 4.52 feet High Tide
2018-10-19 Fri 01:18 PM 2.25 feet Low Tide
2018-10-19 Fri 03:54 PM Moonrise
2018-10-19 Fri 06:14 PM Sunset
2018-10-19 Fri 06:59 PM 4.65 feet High Tide
The conditions look fantastic with N/NNE breezes at 4-10 MPH until 2:00PM, (stronger below the passes and canyons), and easing to 2-5 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 85 degrees.
For Saturday morning all swell will be on the skids but there still should be some waist high + surf for the exposed beaches and the weather looks to be unbelievable!
2018-10-20 Sat 01:31 AM 0.68 feet Low Tide
2018-10-20 Sat 03:05 AM Moonset
2018-10-20 Sat 07:03 AM Sunrise
2018-10-20 Sat 07:59 AM 4.78 feet High Tide
2018-10-20 Sat 01:50 PM 1.79 feet Low Tide
2018-10-20 Sat 04:27 PM Moonrise
2018-10-20 Sat 06:13 PM Sunset
2018-10-20 Sat 07:39 PM 4.83 feet High Tide
The conditions look excellent with offshore Santa Ana breezes out of the N/NNE/NE all day long in the 4-10 MPH range, (stronger below the passes and canyons). The air temp tops out at 86 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll see continued waist high surf at the exposed beaches.
2018-10-21 Sun 01:59 AM 0.67 feet Low Tide
2018-10-21 Sun 04:01 AM Moonset
2018-10-21 Sun 07:04 AM Sunrise
2018-10-21 Sun 08:19 AM 5.06 feet High Tide
2018-10-21 Sun 02:20 PM 1.33 feet Low Tide
2018-10-21 Sun 05:00 PM Moonrise
2018-10-21 Sun 06:12 PM Sunset
2018-10-21 Sun 08:16 PM 4.93 feet High Tide
The conditions look good again with fading Santa Ana winds and breezes out of the East at 2-6 MPH until noon and 7-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips down to 79 degrees.
For Monday morning we’ll see knee to waist high surf up and down the coast but the better South facing breaks will start to see some sets roll in later in the afternoon. The angle of the new swell is 210-215 degrees with 18 second intervals.
2018-10-22 Mon 02:25 AM 0.71 feet Low Tide
2018-10-22 Mon 04:58 AM Moonset
2018-10-22 Mon 07:04 AM Sunrise
2018-10-22 Mon 08:41 AM 5.34 feet High Tide
2018-10-22 Mon 02:52 PM 0.89 feet Low Tide
2018-10-22 Mon 05:32 PM Moonrise
2018-10-22 Mon 06:11 PM Sunset
2018-10-22 Mon 08:52 PM 4.96 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair again with variable breezes at 1-4 MPH until noon and 7-9 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp drops down to 75 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see sets out of the SW, (215-220 degrees at 16-17 seconds), that should deliver waist to chest high + sets at the better South facing breaks.
2018-10-23 Tue 02:51 AM 0.83 feet Low Tide
2018-10-23 Tue 05:57 AM Moonset
2018-10-23 Tue 07:05 AM Sunrise
2018-10-23 Tue 09:04 AM 5.62 feet High Tide
2018-10-23 Tue 03:24 PM 0.50 feet Low Tide
2018-10-23 Tue 06:04 PM Moonrise
2018-10-23 Tue 06:10 PM Sunset
2018-10-23 Tue 09:30 PM 4.90 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair again with variable breezes at 1-3 MPH until noon and SW at 8-10 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 74 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 65, Santa Monica 66 South Bay 67, Huntington 63, Newport 63.
The next 4CAST will be posted on Friday!
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