SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on September-10-2019
HURRICANE WATCH: As of Tuesday morning eastern Pacific remains devoid of any organized tropical features, though this is expected to change later in the week.
We will be closely monitoring a tropical wave a few hundred miles to the south-southwest of Acapulco, Mexico, during the next few days for the potential of tropical development. An area of low pressure is expected to develop along this tropical wave and a tropical depression is likely to develop later this week. The most likely track will be to the west or northwest, away from Mexico and into the open waters of the eastern Pacific.
We may see another tropical system develop next week to the south of southwestern Mexico, so it appears as if the eastern Pacific will remain active through the middle of the month. In a nutshell… nothing legit is in the hopper just yet.
For Monday morning it looks like we’ll see chest to shoulder high surf for the better South facing breaks, (210-215 degrees with 15-16 second intervals).
For Wednesday morning we’ll see a combo of fading short interval NW energy and 2 SW swells, (1. 210-215 degrees with 14-15 second intervals & 2. 205 degrees with more potent 16-17 second intervals).
The spots that face the SW should see chest to shoulder high + sets with a few larger waves mixing in.
The longer interval SW energy should favor the points and reefs on the North end of the Bay and beyond.
There’s a decent tide push through the early morning and winds look fair.
2019-09-11 Wed 02:57 AM 0.01 feet Low Tide
2019-09-11 Wed 04:11 AM Moonset
2019-09-11 Wed 06:34 AM Sunrise
2019-09-11 Wed 09:20 AM 4.48 feet High Tide
2019-09-11 Wed 02:38 PM 1.97 feet Low Tide
2019-09-11 Wed 06:12 PM Moonrise
2019-09-11 Wed 07:06 PM Sunset
2019-09-11 Wed 08:39 PM 5.68 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with 1-5 MPH variable winds until 12:00PM and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 74 degrees.
For Thursday morning we’ll see continued SW energy roll in from 210-215 degrees with 13 second intervals and the stronger of the 2 South swells will continue to dish up decent waves from 205 degrees with 15-16 second intervals.
Small NW swell will hang around with 8-9 second intervals from 305-310 degrees but the South facing breaks will have far more surf. The top South facing beaches should see chest high + sets.
2019-09-12 Thu 03:24 AM 0.07 feet Low Tide
2019-09-12 Thu 05:06 AM Moonset
2019-09-12 Thu 06:35 AM Sunrise
2019-09-12 Thu 09:42 AM 4.59 feet High Tide
2019-09-12 Thu 03:07 PM 1.73 feet Low Tide
2019-09-12 Thu 06:45 PM Moonrise
2019-09-12 Thu 07:04 PM Sunset
2019-09-12 Thu 09:11 PM 5.66 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with 1-4 MPH winds out of the SW until 12:00PM and then 7-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 73 degrees.
For Friday morning we should see fresh SW energy roll in from 195-200 degrees and that energy, coupled with the other fading SW energy should kick up chest high sets for the better South facing beaches.
2019-09-13 Fri 03:48 AM 0.20 feet Low Tide
2019-09-13 Fri 06:01 AM Moonset
2019-09-13 Fri 06:35 AM Sunrise
2019-09-13 Fri 10:02 AM 4.71 feet High Tide
2019-09-13 Fri 03:37 PM 1.53 feet Low Tide
2019-09-13 Fri 07:03 PM Sunset
2019-09-13 Fri 07:15 PM Moonrise
2019-09-13 Fri 09:35 PM Full Moon
2019-09-13 Fri 09:41 PM 5.56 feet High Tide
The conditions look a little questionable again with 1-6 MPH winds out of the West/SW until 12:00PM and then 7-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 77 degrees.
For Saturday morning we will see a continued fade in surf as all swells back down quickly. The top South facing beaches should see waist high + sets with a few larger stragglers.
2019-09-14 Sat 04:12 AM 0.38 feet Low Tide
2019-09-14 Sat 06:36 AM Sunrise
2019-09-14 Sat 06:56 AM Moonset
2019-09-14 Sat 10:23 AM 4.82 feet High Tide
2019-09-14 Sat 04:08 PM 1.38 feet Low Tide
2019-09-14 Sat 07:02 PM Sunset
2019-09-14 Sat 07:44 PM Moonrise
2019-09-14 Sat 10:12 PM 5.35 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay with variable 1-5 MPH winds until noon and then 6-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 80 degrees.
For Sunday morning we will toil in the waist high + zone with the South facing breaks being the best bet.
2019-09-15 Sun 04:35 AM 0.63 feet Low Tide
2019-09-15 Sun 06:37 AM Sunrise
2019-09-15 Sun 07:50 AM Moonset
2019-09-15 Sun 10:45 AM 4.92 feet High Tide
2019-09-15 Sun 04:40 PM 1.29 feet Low Tide
2019-09-15 Sun 07:00 PM Sunset
2019-09-15 Sun 08:12 PM Moonrise
2019-09-15 Sun 10:43 PM 5.05 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay with 1-5 MPH winds, out of the South until noon and then 4-8 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips to 78 degrees.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 66 Santa Monica 69 South Bay 71, Huntington 70, Newport 73 .
The next 4Cast will be updated on Thursday.
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