SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on September-6-2019
HURRICANE WATCH: As of early Friday morning, EDT, Hurricane Juliette is a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 85 mph located well west of the southern tip of Baja California. Juliette will continue on a west-northwestward track through the day Friday before turning more westerly this weekend. The hurricane continues to track over sufficient warm water to maintain intensity. Eventually Juliette will start to move over cooler water and encounter increased wind shear. These more hostile conditions will cause Juliette to weaken to a tropical storm on Friday, a depression on Saturday, then degenerate into a non-tropical low pressure area on Sunday. Juliette will not directly impact any land masses through its lifetime. However, large swells will impact coastal areas of Southern California through the Baja Peninsula through the next few days.
In the Central Pacific, Tropical Storm Akoni is slowly strengthening as it moves westward, well south of Hilo, Hawaii. Environmental conditions will remain slightly favorable for further strengthening, and Akoni will slowly strengthen as it moves off to the west the next several days. Long-range computer forecasts continue to suggest that Tropical Storm Akoni will track south of the Hawaiian Islands this weekend and early next week. Increased surf and swells are likely on southern and western portions of Hawaii into early next week.
For Saturday morning the energy for Juliette will linger with waist to chest high + sets in the AM for the most receptive South facing beaches. The swell angle will continue from that 170-180 degrees with 11-12 second intervals.
Finally some GOOD news… a series of fairly solid SW swells will start to show on Sunday and continue to deliver surf into the foreseeable future. The first pulses will roll in from a fairly liberal angle of 210-215 degrees with meaty 18-19 second intervals and dish up chest high + sets for the better South facing breaks as it fills in.
2019-09-07 Sat 12:39 AM Moonset
2019-09-07 Sat 06:31 AM Sunrise
2019-09-07 Sat 06:59 AM 3.69 feet High Tide
2019-09-07 Sat 11:20 AM 2.92 feet Low Tide
2019-09-07 Sat 03:18 PM Moonrise
2019-09-07 Sat 05:34 PM 5.17 feet High Tide
2019-09-07 Sat 07:11 PM Sunset
The conditions look fair with 2-5 MPH winds out of the S/SW until 12:00PM and then 9-12 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops dips to 75 degrees.
For Sunday morning we should see fresh SW energy roll in from 210-215 degrees with 17-18 second intervals cough up chest high + sets for the better SW facing beaches.
We’ll also see some NW wind swell enter the scene from 300-305 degrees with 9-10 second intervals. The receptive West facing breaks should see waist to chest high wind peaks.
2019-09-08 Sun 01:01 AM 0.33 feet Low Tide
2019-09-08 Sun 01:29 AM Moonset
2019-09-08 Sun 06:32 AM Sunrise
2019-09-08 Sun 07:53 AM 3.98 feet High Tide
2019-09-08 Sun 12:35 PM 2.77 feet Low Tide
2019-09-08 Sun 04:09 PM Moonrise
2019-09-08 Sun 06:36 PM 5.32 feet High Tide
2019-09-08 Sun 07:10 PM Sunset
The conditions look fair with 6-9 MPH winds out of the SE/SSE until 12:00PM and then 6-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 73 degrees.
For Monday morning it looks like we’ll see chest to shoulder high surf for the better South facing breaks, (210-215 degrees).
The NW wind swell will hang in there for one more day with waist high + surf for the top West facing breaks.
2019-09-09 Mon 01:48 AM 0.12 feet Low Tide
2019-09-09 Mon 02:21 AM Moonset
2019-09-09 Mon 06:33 AM Sunrise
2019-09-09 Mon 08:29 AM 4.20 feet High Tide
2019-09-09 Mon 01:27 PM 2.52 feet Low Tide
2019-09-09 Mon 04:55 PM Moonrise
2019-09-09 Mon 07:09 PM Sunset
2019-09-09 Mon 07:24 PM 5.49 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay again with S/SSE 3-7 MPH winds until noon and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 75 degrees.
For Tuesday morning we will see continued surf out of the SW from 210-215 degrees and that should last all week. We should see at least chest high + sets for the better South facing beaches.
2019-09-10 Tue 02:26 AM 0.02 feet Low Tide
2019-09-10 Tue 03:15 AM Moonset
2019-09-10 Tue 06:33 AM Sunrise
2019-09-10 Tue 08:57 AM 4.36 feet High Tide
2019-09-10 Tue 02:05 PM 2.24 feet Low Tide
2019-09-10 Tue 05:36 PM Moonrise
2019-09-10 Tue 07:07 PM Sunset
2019-09-10 Tue 08:04 PM 5.62 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with 1-6 MPH SE/SSE winds until noon and then 5-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 75 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 66 Santa Monica 69 South Bay 71, Huntington 68, Newport 70 .
The next 4Cast will be updated on Sunday.
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