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Today’s Slideshow is courtesy of Ruben Pina – The South Bay, Sunday 9-22-13 You can email Ruben at rubenpina65@yahoo.com to inquire about purchasing prints!
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 9-23-13
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HURRICANE WATCH 9-22-13

There are no organized features or low pressure areas across the East Pacific Basin at this time and we do not expect any tropical development across the basin in the next 48 hours.
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Tuesday morning is looking rather weak, with knee to waist high surf for the West facing breaks. The good news is that a 14-16 second ground swell, from a Ridiculosly steep, 300-315 degree angle will start to show up on Wednesday into Thursday. It will be tough for most breaks to get a sniff of this one, (due to the severity of the angle), but if we focus on the big picture, it’s a good sign that the NPAC is getting active. We’re way overdue for a good winter and an onslaught of pumping surf!

Tuesday
2013-09-24 Tue 01:26 AM 3.59 feet High Tide
2013-09-24 Tue 06:13 AM 2.47 feet Low Tide
2013-09-24 Tue 06:43 AM Sunrise
2013-09-24 Tue 11:48 AM Moonset
2013-09-24 Tue 12:39 PM 5.04 feet High Tide
2013-09-24 Tue 06:47 PM Sunset
2013-09-24 Tue 08:09 PM 1.16 feet Low Tide
2013-09-24 Tue 10:22 PM Moonrise

The conditions look fair + with variable winds, out of the East, in the 2-4 MPH zone until 10 and 8-10 MPH winds in the afternoon. The air temp will top out at 73 degrees.
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By Wednesday morning we should, (hopefully), see that steeply angled NW move in with 12-14 second intervals from that steep 305-315 degree angle. Only most exposed West facing breaks will get the meat of this energy. Best beaches will see chest to shoulder high plus sets.

Wednesday
2013-09-25 Wed 03:00 AM 3.29 feet High Tide
2013-09-25 Wed 06:44 AM Sunrise
2013-09-25 Wed 06:52 AM 2.89 feet Low Tide
2013-09-25 Wed 12:40 PM Moonset
2013-09-25 Wed 01:31 PM 4.69 feet High Tide
2013-09-25 Wed 06:46 PM Sunset
2013-09-25 Wed 09:34 PM 1.32 feet Low Tide
2013-09-25 Wed 11:10 PM Moonrise

The conditions will be okay with variable winds in the 1-3 MPH zone until 10 and mild 10-14 MPH winds in the afternoon. The air temp will get up to 67 degrees.
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For Thursday morning we’re looking to see some more, Winter like, conditions with offshore winds and a continuation of that same NW ground swell. The top spots should go chest high with some occasional plus sets. Looks like some shorter interval energy will mix in, so all things considered, it will definitely be worth a look.

Thursday
2013-09-26 Thu 05:20 AM 3.35 feet High Tide
2013-09-26 Thu 06:45 AM Sunrise
2013-09-26 Thu 08:18 AM 3.21 feet Low Tide
2013-09-26 Thu 01:27 PM Moonset
2013-09-26 Thu 02:49 PM 4.42 feet High Tide
2013-09-26 Thu 06:44 PM Sunset
2013-09-26 Thu 08:56 PM Last Quarter
2013-09-26 Thu 11:01 PM 1.27 feet Low Tide
2013-09-21 Sat 11:34 PM 4.59 feet High Tide

The conditions look good with Easterly winds in the 5-7 MPH zone until 11AM and 10-13 MPH Westerly winds in the afternoon. The air temp will top out at 65 degrees.
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The current water temps Newport 65 degrees, Huntington 63 degrees, the South Bay showed as 66 degrees, Santa Monica 66 degrees and Malibu 60 degrees.
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I’ll be back on Tuesday with the 5DAY 4CAST!
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