SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on September-30-2019
HURRICANE WATCH: We are watching Tropical Storm Narda which is located near the southwestern coast of Mexico. Due to the close proximity to land we do not expect Narda to strengthen much beyond a minimal tropical storm.
Also, an area of low pressure is expected to form well west of Mexico over the open waters of the East Pacific during the next few days. Gradual development of this system is possible as this feature slowly drifts to the east or northeast, though no impacts to land are expected.
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For Monday morning we’ll see fading SW from that same 210-217 degree angle which should dish up less consistent waist to chest high sets.
We should also see some waist to chest high wind peaks out of the NW for the better West facing breaks from 310 degrees and 9 second intervals.
We’ll also see some new swell enter fray from 190-195 degrees with 18 second intervals. This energy will fill in later in the day.
2019-09-30 Mon 04:40 AM 0.47 feet Low Tide
2019-09-30 Mon 06:47 AM Sunrise
2019-09-30 Mon 08:54 AM Moonrise
2019-09-30 Mon 10:53 AM 6.14 feet High Tide
2019-09-30 Mon 05:21 PM -0.05 feet Low Tide
2019-09-30 Mon 06:39 PM Sunset
2019-09-30 Mon 08:24 PM Moonset
2019-09-30 Mon 11:31 PM 5.11 feet High Tide
The conditions should be better with 3-6 MPH variable winds out of the East until 11:00AM and 9-13 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 72 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we’ll see the 1st SW continue to fade with inconsistent knee to waist high sets from 210-217 degrees with 12-13 second intervals.
The newer SW energy should continue to pulse in and build with chest high + sets from 190-195 degrees with 16-17 second intervals.
NW wind swell will dish up surf in the waist high + zone from a steep 310 degree angle and 11-12 second intervals.
2019-10-01 Tue 05:16 AM 1.08 feet Low Tide
2019-10-01 Tue 06:48 AM Sunrise
2019-10-01 Tue 10:02 AM Moonrise
2019-10-01 Tue 11:32 AM 6.06 feet High Tide
2019-10-01 Tue 06:15 PM 0.07 feet Low Tide
2019-10-01 Tue 06:38 PM Sunset
2019-10-01 Tue 09:04 PM Moonset
The conditions look nice throughout the morning with 4-9 MPH variable breezes out of the East until noon and then S/SW winds at 7-11 MPH in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 72 degrees.
For Wednesday morning we’ll see that SW swell continue to dish up waist to chest high sets from 190-195 degrees with 15 second intervals.
2019-10-02 Wed 12:30 AM 4.45 feet High Tide
2019-10-02 Wed 05:54 AM 1.74 feet Low Tide
2019-10-02 Wed 06:49 AM Sunrise
2019-10-02 Wed 11:09 AM Moonrise
2019-10-02 Wed 12:13 PM 5.81 feet High Tide
2019-10-02 Wed 06:37 PM Sunset
2019-10-02 Wed 07:18 PM 0.32 feet Low Tide
2019-10-02 Wed 09:46 PM Moonset
The conditions look FAIR – with 1-4 MPH variable winds out of the West until noon and 6-12 MPH from the SW in the afternoon. The air temp bumps up to 74 degrees.
For Thursday morning we should be able to milk one more day of surf out of this swell with continued waist to chest high sets in the AM and that will become smaller and less consistent throughout the day.
2019-10-03 Thu 01:43 AM 3.86 feet High Tide
2019-10-03 Thu 06:36 AM 2.38 feet Low Tide
2019-10-03 Thu 06:49 AM Sunrise
2019-10-03 Thu 12:12 PM Moonrise
2019-10-03 Thu 01:02 PM 5.44 feet High Tide
2019-10-03 Thu 06:35 PM Sunset
2019-10-03 Thu 08:33 PM 0.57 feet Low Tide
2019-10-03 Thu 10:32 PM Moonset
The conditions look okay with 1-5 MPH variable winds until noon and 8-10 MPH from the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips to holds at 74 degrees.
For Friday morning we will dip into waist high zone with a few inconsistent larger waves out of the SW.
2019-10-04 Fri 03:28 AM 3.54 feet High Tide
2019-10-04 Fri 06:50 AM Sunrise
2019-10-04 Fri 07:34 AM 2.95 feet Low Tide
2019-10-04 Fri 01:12 PM Moonrise
2019-10-04 Fri 02:05 PM 5.02 feet High Tide
2019-10-04 Fri 06:34 PM Sunset
2019-10-04 Fri 10:01 PM 0.69 feet Low Tide
2019-10-04 Fri 11:22 PM Moonset
The conditions should be tolerable with 2-5 MPH winds out of the SW until noon and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 75 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update), Malibu 70 Santa Monica 70 South Bay 71, Huntington 69, Newport 71.
The next 4Cast will be updated on Tuesday afternoon.
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