Today’s Slideshow is courtesy of Dave Waters – The South Bay – 12-2-12
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SURF FORECAST UPDATED 12-5-12
Unfortunately I have no new tales to tell. The song remains the same today but I will take a hard look at the long range forecast tomorrow so check back for details. Also, you photographers out there… feel free to send me your latest shots. If it cuts the mustard we’ll give you a slide show on the forecast page!
Thursday morning should get a little help with a slight bump in short interval, 8-10 second NW wind swell. The top West facing breaks should see waist high plus peaks.
2012-12-06 Thu 03:22 AM 4.31 feet High Tide
2012-12-06 Thu 06:45 AM Sunrise
2012-12-06 Thu 07:32 AM Last Quarter
2012-12-06 Thu 09:27 AM 2.48 feet Low Tide
2012-12-06 Thu 11:56 AM Moonset
2012-12-06 Thu 02:29 PM 3.57 feet High Tide
2012-12-06 Thu 04:44 PM Sunset
2012-12-06 Thu 08:57 PM 1.20 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be fair with Easterly winds in the 1-4 MPH until noon and 6-8 MPH West winds until dark. Look for an air temp of 64 degrees.
Friday morning may be a little better with continued wind swell and some longer interval energy mixing in. Once again, the West facing beaches will be the call with waist to chest high sets.
2012-12-07 Fri 12:25 AM Moonrise
2012-12-07 Fri 04:04 AM 4.76 feet High Tide
2012-12-07 Fri 06:46 AM Sunrise
2012-12-07 Fri 10:43 AM 1.78 feet Low Tide
2012-12-07 Fri 12:30 PM Moonset
2012-12-07 Fri 04:07 PM 3.42 feet High Tide
2012-12-07 Fri 04:44 PM Sunset
2012-12-07 Fri 09:51 PM 1.41 feet Low Tide
The conditions should be good again with variable East winds in the 2-5 MPH range until noon and mellow 4-9 MPH onshore’s in the afternoon. Look for an air temp of 62 degrees.
By Saturday morning the swell will dip into the waist to chest high zone and the tides look favorable for the dawn patrol.
2012-12-08 Sat 01:22 AM Moonrise
2012-12-08 Sat 04:47 AM 5.58 feet High Tide
2012-12-08 Sat 06:38 AM Sunrise
2012-12-08 Sat 11:41 AM 0.87 feet Low Tide
2012-12-08 Sat 01:02 PM Moonset
2012-12-08 Sat 04:42 PM Sunset
2012-12-08 Sat 05:33 PM 3.76 feet High Tide
2012-12-08 Sat 10:54 PM 1.44 feet Low Tide
The conditions look excellent for the AM with NNE winds in the 5-9 MPH range until noon and West winds from 6-8 MPH out of the West in the afternoon. Look for an air temp of 61 degrees.
For Sunday morning we’ll see continued energy out of the NW. Top spots will remain in the waist to chest high plus zone. It looks like we’ll have a rip roaring wind event with blustery NNE winds all day long.
2012-12-09 Sun 02:26 AM Moonrise
2012-12-09 Sun 05:31 AM 6.20 feet High Tide
2012-12-09 Sun 06:39 AM Sunrise
2012-12-09 Sun 12:33 PM -0.05 feet Low Tide
2012-12-09 Sun 01:43 PM Moonset
2012-12-09 Sun 04:42 PM Sunset
2012-12-09 Sun 06:40 PM 4.00 feet High Tide
2012-12-09 Sun 11:46 PM 1.50 feet Low Tide
The conditions look very interesting with HEAVY NNE winds in the 13-25 MPH range all day long. Look for an air temp of 63 degrees.
The current water temps are as follows – Newport 62 degrees, Huntington 60 degrees, the South Bay showed as 64 degrees, Santa Monica 61 degrees and Malibu 59 degrees.
I’ll be back on Thursday with the next update.