SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on November – 17th – 2019
For Monday morning we will dip into the chest to shoulder high zone with an occasional larger set or two rolling through in the AM. The West facing breaks will be the only show in town with a 295-300 degree swell angle getting into the more receptive breaks.
2019-11-18 Mon 02:58 AM 3.64 feet High Tide
2019-11-18 Mon 06:29 AM Sunrise
2019-11-18 Mon 06:29 AM 3.27 feet Low Tide
2019-11-18 Mon 12:02 PM Moonset
2019-11-18 Mon 12:34 PM 5.01 feet High Tide
2019-11-18 Mon 04:48 PM Sunset
2019-11-18 Mon 08:31 PM 0.21 feet Low Tide
2019-11-18 Mon 10:40 PM Moonrise
The conditions look awesome with one more day of Santa Ana winds. We’re slated to see variable breezes out of the East at 2-7 MPH for most beaches, (a tad stronger below the passes and canyons). The sea surface should stay clean all day with timid 1-4 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at a toasty 81 degrees. Enjoy it, we have some grumpier weather headed our way.
For Tuesday morning we will see some fresh medium interval, W/NW swell roll into town. This new energy will move in from a fairly Westerly angle of 280 degrees with 13-14 second intervals and put the better West facing beaches into the chest high + zone. The South facing beaches should get a little love on the wrap, but the West facing breaks will get the motherlode of surf.
2019-11-19 Tue 04:03 AM 4.00 feet High Tide
2019-11-19 Tue 06:30 AM Sunrise
2019-11-19 Tue 08:34 AM 3.16 feet Low Tide
2019-11-19 Tue 12:46 PM Moonset
2019-11-19 Tue 01:13 PM Last Quarter
2019-11-19 Tue 02:05 PM 4.68 feet High Tide
2019-11-19 Tue 04:48 PM Sunset
2019-11-19 Tue 09:36 PM 0.25 feet Low Tide
2019-11-19 Tue 11:47 PM Moonrise
The conditions look great with 0-7 MPH out of the East all day long. The air temp drops down to 70 degrees and there’s a 20% chance of rain.
For Wednesday morning we’ll go into a tailspin with potential for actual seasonal weather. We will see some shoulder high to possibly head high NW wind swell from a 300-310 degree angle with 10-12 second intervals. 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 with 4-11 MPH onshore winds all day long. The air temp tops out at 61 degrees and there’s a 70% 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 shoulder to head high + sets for the top West facing beaches. The angle will remain at 300-310 degrees with 10 second intervals.
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 with variable 1-5 MPH winds until noon and 6-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. 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 to shoulder high zone and the conditions look to improve.
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 much better with variable 1-4 MPH winds out of the East until noon and 3-7 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 64 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update), Malibu 63 Santa Monica 64 South Bay 64, Huntington 60, Newport 62.
The next 4Cast will be updated on Tuesday.
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