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Today’s Slideshow is courtesy of Ruben Pina – South Bay Archive – You can email Ruben at rubenpina65@yahoo.com to inquire about purchasing prints!
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED 9-30-13
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HURRICANE WATCH 9-30-13

Although there is an area of thunderstorms off the Mexican coast, they remain poorly organized and conditions are not favorable for development in the next few days.
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For Tuesday morning, the new NW swell will peak and put the exposed breaks into the shoulder to head high plus zone. *The angle remains STEEP so many breaks will see little or no action. The best bet will be above Pt. Conception and down in the San Diego region.

Tuesday
2013-10-01 Tue 01:49 AM 0.71 feet Low Tide
2013-10-01 Tue 03:35 AM Moonrise
2013-10-01 Tue 06:48 AM Sunrise
2013-10-01 Tue 08:11 AM 4.75 feet High Tide
2013-10-01 Tue 01:58 PM 1.58 feet Low Tide
2013-10-01 Tue 04:37 PM Moonset
2013-10-01 Tue 06:37 PM Sunset
2013-10-01 Tue 07:54 PM 5.10 feet High Tide

The conditions look excellent with winds out of the East, in the 1-4 MPH zone until 11AM and 7-9 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp will top out at 71 degrees.
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By Wednesday morning the ground swell will start to slowly taper off, but there should still be plenty of shoulder high plus sets for the standouts. We should also see some steeply angled, 8-10 second interval wind swell mix in from a 310 degree angle.

Wednesday
2013-10-02 Wed 02:16 AM 0.68 feet Low Tide
2013-10-02 Wed 04:32 AM Moonrise
2013-10-02 Wed 06:49 AM Sunrise
2013-10-02 Wed 08:32 AM 5.07 feet High Tide
2013-10-02 Wed 02:31 PM 1.13 feet Low Tide
2013-10-02 Wed 05:11 PM Moonset
2013-10-02 Wed 06:36 PM Sunset
2013-10-02 Wed 08:31 PM 5.18 feet High Tide

The conditions look pretty good again with SE/SSE winds in the 1-3 MPH zone until 11 and 8-10 MPH winds in the afternoon. The air temp will dip down to 67 degrees.
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Thursday morning will be another okay day for waves as that steep, NW wind swell continues to dish up waist high plus surf for the better West facing breaks.

We’ll also see a decent little burst of long interval, SW swell start to show late in the day. This will move in from a fairly liberal 195-200 degrees, with 16-18 second intervals. Top South facing breaks will see chest high sets by Friday morning.

Thursday
2013-10-03 Thu 02:41 AM 0.72 feet Low Tide
2013-10-03 Thu 05:31 AM Moonrise
2013-10-03 Thu 06:50 AM Sunrise
2013-10-03 Thu 08:55 AM 5.39 feet High Tide
2013-10-03 Thu 03:05 PM 0.71 feet Low Tide
2013-10-03 Thu 05:45 PM Moonset
2013-10-03 Thu 06:35 PM Sunset
2013-10-03 Thu 09:08 PM 5.17 feet High Tide

The conditions look pretty good again with winds out of the E/SE, in the 1-2 MPH zone until 11AM and 8-10 MPH winds out of the West in the afternoon. The air temp will get up to 69 degrees.
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The current water temps Newport 68 degrees, Huntington 66 degrees, the South Bay showed as 64 degrees, Santa Monica 64 degrees and Malibu 64 degrees.
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I’ll be back on Tuesday with the five day forecast!
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