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SURF FORECAST UPDATED 12-28-12
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Saturday morning looks smaller with just waist to chest high sets for the top spots. Another fairly early high tide at 9AM will put the clamps on things for the morning, but once again, the tide races out quickly through the day.

Saturday
2012-12-29 Sat 02:52 AM 2.21 feet Low Tide
2012-12-29 Sat 06:58 AM Sunrise
2012-12-29 Sat 07:39 AM Moonset
2012-12-29 Sat 09:00 AM 5.88 feet High Tide
2012-12-29 Sat 04:13 PM -0.54 feet Low Tide
2012-12-29 Sat 04:53 PM Sunset
2012-12-29 Sat 06:26 PM Moonrise
2012-12-29 Sat 10:47 PM 3.84 feet High Tide

The conditions look okay with variable winds out of the East in the 4-12 MPH zone all day long. We’ll see an air temp of 58 degrees and there’s a 50% chance of rain on the table.
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On Sunday morning things should pick back up again as fresh, long interval, 300 degree NW swell moves down the line and puts the top West facing breaks in the shoulder high to possibly overhead zone.

Sunday
2012-12-30 Sun 03:28 AM 2.22 feet Low Tide
2012-12-30 Sun 06:59 AM Sunrise
2012-12-30 Sun 08:17 AM Moonset
2012-12-30 Sun 09:32 AM 5.69 feet High Tide
2012-12-30 Sun 04:43 PM -0.40 feet Low Tide
2012-12-30 Sun 04:54 PM Sunset
2012-12-30 Sun 07:23 PM Moonrise
2012-12-30 Sun 11:19 PM 3.90 feet High Tide

The conditions look good early with NE/NNE winds in the 3-6 MPH zone until 11AM and 7-10 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. There’s a 20% chance of rain and we’ll see an air temp of 58 degrees.
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Monday, New Years Eve, morning will be smaller with fading waist to chest high sets for the top West facing breaks from a 300 degree angle.

Monday
2012-12-31 Mon 04:07 AM 2.26 feet Low Tide
2012-12-31 Mon 06:59 AM Sunrise
2012-12-31 Mon 08:53 AM Moonset
2012-12-31 Mon 10:06 AM 5.38 feet High Tide
2012-12-31 Mon 04:55 PM Sunset
2012-12-31 Mon 05:14 PM -0.14 feet Low Tide
2012-12-31 Mon 08:20 PM Moonrise
2012-12-31 Mon 11:54 PM 3.96 feet High Tide

The conditions look pretty good with NE/NNE winds in the 5-10 MPH zone until 11AM and mild 4-8 MPH breezes out of the West in the afternoon. We’ll see an air temp of 58 degrees.
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For New Years Day morning things will start off on the small side with waist high plus sets for the better West facing beaches. The tide shouldn’t be much of an issue for the early bird and we’ll start to see some stronger NW swell fill in later in the day. The most exposed West facing beaches should go head high to overhead for Wednesday morning.

Tuesday
2013-01-01 Tue 04:53 AM 2.29 feet Low Tide
2013-01-01 Tue 06:59 AM Sunrise
2013-01-01 Tue 09:26 AM Moonset
2013-01-01 Tue 10:45 AM 4.95 feet High Tide
2013-01-01 Tue 04:56 PM Sunset
2013-01-01 Tue 05:47 PM 0.16 feet Low Tide
2013-01-01 Tue 09:18 PM Moonrise

The conditions look great with variable winds, out of the East, in the 3-7 MPH zone all day long. We’ll see an air temp of 61 degrees.
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The current water temps are as follows – Newport 55 degrees, Huntington 56 degrees, the South Bay showed as 58 degrees, Santa Monica 58 degrees and Malibu 57 degrees.
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I’ll be back soon with the next update.
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