SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 10-26-18
The East Pacific and the Central Pacific remain inactive and tropical development across both basins is not expected through the weekend.
An area of low pressure will form well off the west coast of Central America south of Mexico early next week. There is some chance this low pressure area could become an organized tropical system during the middle or latter part of next week.
For Saturday morning we’ll see continued NW energy in the chest to shoulder high + zone for the best West facing beaches, (possibly larger sets at the most exposed beaches). The angle will remain a fairly steep 300-305 degrees and intervals will slide down to 12 seconds.
The SW swell is hanging in longer than expected and should dish up waist to chest sets and another burst of SW energy is due to fill in later in the day.
2018-10-27 Sat 04:47 AM 1.97 feet Low Tide
2018-10-27 Sat 07:09 AM Sunrise
2018-10-27 Sat 10:07 AM Moonset
2018-10-27 Sat 11:03 AM 6.04 feet High Tide
2018-10-27 Sat 06:05 PM Sunset
2018-10-27 Sat 06:12 PM -0.07 feet Low Tide
2018-10-27 Sat 08:44 PM Moonrise
The conditions look fair again with variable breezes at 0-3 MPH until noon and 5-7 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp holds at degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll see waist high, NW leftovers early and some fresh swell out of the SW, (210-215 degrees at 16-17 seconds). That should deliver waist to chest high + sets at the better South facing breaks, and also get into any beach with a look at the SW to a lesser degree.
2018-10-28 Sun 12:42 AM 3.85 feet High Tide
2018-10-28 Sun 05:24 AM 2.37 feet Low Tide
2018-10-28 Sun 07:10 AM Sunrise
2018-10-28 Sun 11:10 AM Moonset
2018-10-28 Sun 11:45 AM 5.86 feet High Tide
2018-10-28 Sun 06:04 PM Sunset
2018-10-28 Sun 07:11 PM 0.05 feet Low Tide
2018-10-28 Sun 09:37 PM Moonrise
The conditions look fair again with variable breezes at 0-3 MPH until noon and SW at 5-7 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 73 degrees.
For Monday morning all previous swell will be tapering off but the fading combo should deliver waist to chest high sets up and down the coast. The SW energy should hang tough with 15-16 second intervals from a 200-215 degree angle.
We should also see a pick up in activity out of the NW with some 9-10 second, short interval wind swell from a 305-310 degree angle.
2018-10-29 Mon 02:00 AM 3.61 feet High Tide
2018-10-29 Mon 06:13 AM 2.77 feet Low Tide
2018-10-29 Mon 07:10 AM Sunrise
2018-10-29 Mon 12:11 PM Moonset
2018-10-29 Mon 12:37 PM 5.56 feet High Tide
2018-10-29 Mon 06:03 PM Sunset
2018-10-29 Mon 08:22 PM 0.19 feet Low Tide
2018-10-29 Mon 10:36 PM Moonrise
The conditions look fair again with variable breezes at 0-3 MPH until noon and 5-7 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 73 degrees.
For Tuesday morning holds some potential with a combo of both NW ground swell and wind swell. It looks like we’ll see surf in the chest to shoulder high zone for most West facing spots and possibly some head high + sets for the most exposed beaches.
We’ll also see continued surf out of the SW with 14-15 second intervals from an angle of 210-215 degrees.
From looking at the wind models I’m calling for a mild Santa Ana wind day so it should be fun out there pretty much all day.
2018-10-30 Tue 03:40 AM 3.64 feet High Tide
2018-10-30 Tue 07:11 AM Sunrise
2018-10-30 Tue 07:32 AM 3.10 feet Low Tide
2018-10-30 Tue 01:07 PM Moonset
2018-10-30 Tue 01:48 PM 5.20 feet High Tide
2018-10-30 Tue 06:02 PM Sunset
2018-10-30 Tue 09:40 PM 0.24 feet Low Tide
2018-10-30 Tue 11:38 PM Moonrise
The conditions look great with N/NNE breezes in the 2-7 MPH range all day long at most spots with stronger breezes below the passes and canyons. The air temp holds at 73 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 62, Santa Monica 67 South Bay 65, Huntington 61, Newport 65.
The next 4CAST will be posted on Friday!
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