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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 10-7-18
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HURRICANE WATCH

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Hurricane Sergio is a Category 2 hurricane and continues to track westward, away from land and over relatively warm water. Sergio will start to turn northwesterly toward cooler water and a more stable atmosphere tonight, causing the hurricane to begin to lose wind intensity.

Sergio will turn more northward then northeastward toward the Baja Peninsula where it could make landfall sometime later this week, probably as a tropical storm or tropical depression. Moisture from Sergio should expand over northwestern Mexico and the southwestern United States late next week, leading to the potential for heavy rainfall.
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For Monday morning we’ll see Hurricane Sergio surgio again, as he gets his proverbial 2nd wind. The swell starts off on the slow side in the AM and then it picks up steam throughout the day. The angle will swing out to a much wider 190-200 degrees with 13-14 second intervals and should creep into any beach that gets a sniff out of the South.

We’ll also see some leftover, smallish, SW energy courtesy of the previous SW swell, from that same 220 degrees and 13-14 second intervals.

The West facing breaks should continue to be peppered by waist to chest high +, short to medium interval NW swell from a steep 305-310 degree angle.

Monday
2018-10-08 Mon 03:10 AM 0.01 feet Low Tide
2018-10-08 Mon 06:16 AM Moonrise
2018-10-08 Mon 06:53 AM Sunrise
2018-10-08 Mon 09:24 AM 5.88 feet High Tide
2018-10-08 Mon 03:34 PM 0.24 feet Low Tide
2018-10-08 Mon 06:28 PM Sunset
2018-10-08 Mon 06:40 PM Moonset
2018-10-08 Mon 08:47 PM New Moon
2018-10-08 Mon 09:39 PM 5.69 feet High Tide

The conditions look fair with variable breezes at 1-4 MPH until noon and 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 73 degrees.
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For Tuesday morning Hurricane Sergio surf continues to increase and cranks out head high to OH surf for the better South facing breaks. The angle shifts to 200 degrees and the interval increases to 14-15 seconds.

The NW wind swell will dip into the waist high plus zone with 9-10 second intervals from 310 degrees.

Tuesday
2018-10-09 Tue 03:44 AM 0.37 feet Low Tide
2018-10-09 Tue 06:54 AM Sunrise
2018-10-09 Tue 07:21 AM Moonrise
2018-10-09 Tue 09:56 AM 6.03 feet High Tide
2018-10-09 Tue 04:17 PM 0.04 feet Low Tide
2018-10-09 Tue 06:27 PM Sunset
2018-10-09 Tue 07:16 PM Moonset
2018-10-09 Tue 10:25 PM 5.31 feet High Tide

The conditions look pretty good the with SE/SSE breezes at 2-4 MPH until noon and 7-8 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
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For Wednesday morning we will see that Hurricane Sergio swell will hold with head high to OH sets for the top South facing breaks. The angle hovers around 195-200 degrees so the exposed South facing beaches will definitely be the ticket!

Wednesday
2018-10-10 Wed 04:17 AM 0.83 feet Low Tide
2018-10-10 Wed 06:55 AM Sunrise
2018-10-10 Wed 08:25 AM Moonrise
2018-10-10 Wed 10:29 AM 6.04 feet High Tide
2018-10-10 Wed 05:01 PM 0.02 feet Low Tide
2018-10-10 Wed 06:26 PM Sunset
2018-10-10 Wed 07:52 PM Moonset
2018-10-10 Wed 11:12 PM 4.84 feet High Tide

The conditions should be good early with variable breezes at 0-3 MPH until noon and then 6-8 MPH winds out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 70 degrees.
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For Thursday morning the Sergio Hurricane energy should peak with OH to WOH sets at the top South facing breaks. Angle: 195-200 degrees Should be SOLID at the top spots!

Thursday
2018-10-11 Thu 04:49 AM 1.36 feet Low Tide
2018-10-11 Thu 06:56 AM Sunrise
2018-10-11 Thu 09:27 AM Moonrise
2018-10-11 Thu 11:01 AM 5.89 feet High Tide
2018-10-11 Thu 05:47 PM 0.16 feet Low Tide
2018-10-11 Thu 06:24 PM Sunset
2018-10-11 Thu 08:30 PM Moonset

The conditions look okay with W/NW breezes at 2-4 MPH until noon and 7-12 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 69 degrees.
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Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 65, Santa Monica 68 South Bay 68, Huntington 65, Newport 68.
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The next 4CAST will be posted on Tuesday!
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