SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURF FORECAST UPDATED on 8-15-2019
HURRICANE WATCH: East and Central Pacific remain quiet for now, development is possible next week
For Friday morning the NW swell will be the dominant energy with 9-10 second intervals from 310 degrees and kick up waist high surf for the top spots.
The SW energy will wallow in the waist high zone in the AM and fade out completely through the day.
2019-08-16 Fri 04:52 AM -0.09 feet Low Tide
2019-08-16 Fri 06:16 AM Sunrise
2019-08-16 Fri 07:12 AM Moonset
2019-08-16 Fri 11:12 AM 4.29 feet High Tide
2019-08-16 Fri 04:22 PM 1.96 feet Low Tide
2019-08-16 Fri 07:39 PM Sunset
2019-08-16 Fri 08:42 PM Moonrise
2019-08-16 Fri 10:27 PM 5.66 feet High Tide
The conditions look fair with S/SW 1-5 MPH winds until noon and then 6-8 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp dips a hair to 71 degrees.
For Saturday morning we’ll see a combo of NW energy put the top West facing breaks into the waist to possibly chest high zone. NW wind swell from 310 degrees with 8-10 second intervals and NW ground swell from 275-280 degrees and 15-16 second intervals.
2019-08-17 Sat 05:18 AM 0.14 feet Low Tide
2019-08-17 Sat 06:16 AM Sunrise
2019-08-17 Sat 08:06 AM Moonset
2019-08-17 Sat 11:37 AM 4.35 feet High Tide
2019-08-17 Sat 04:56 PM 1.94 feet Low Tide
2019-08-17 Sat 07:38 PM Sunset
2019-08-17 Sat 09:13 PM Moonrise
2019-08-17 Sat 10:59 PM 5.35 feet High Tide
The conditions look tolerable again with 2-5 MPH variable winds out of the South until noon and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 70 degrees.
For Sunday morning we will see that combo of NW energy continue with waist to chest high waves for the better West facing beaches.
2019-08-18 Sun 05:44 AM 0.44 feet Low Tide
2019-08-18 Sun 06:17 AM Sunrise
2019-08-18 Sun 09:01 AM Moonset
2019-08-18 Sun 12:05 PM 4.40 feet High Tide
2019-08-18 Sun 05:34 PM 1.96 feet Low Tide
2019-08-18 Sun 07:37 PM Sunset
2019-08-18 Sun 09:41 PM Moonrise
2019-08-18 Sun 11:32 PM 4.93 feet High Tide
The conditions look okay with 1-5 MPH winds out of the SW until noon and then 7-9 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 70 degrees.
For Monday morning we’ll drop off into knee to waist high zone with really no swell to hang your hat on.
2019-08-19 Mon 06:10 AM 0.81 feet Low Tide
2019-08-19 Mon 06:18 AM Sunrise
2019-08-19 Mon 09:55 AM Moonset
2019-08-19 Mon 12:34 PM 4.43 feet High Tide
2019-08-19 Mon 06:17 PM 2.01 feet Low Tide
2019-08-19 Mon 07:36 PM Sunset
2019-08-19 Mon 10:09 PM Moonrise
The conditions look okay with 1-5 MPH winds out of the West until 12:00PM and then 7-10 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp tops out at 73 degrees again.
For Tuesday morning we will remain in the knee to waist high zone up and down the coast.
2019-08-20 Tue 12:08 AM 4.44 feet High Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 06:19 AM Sunrise
2019-08-20 Tue 06:36 AM 1.22 feet Low Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 10:49 AM Moonset
2019-08-20 Tue 01:07 PM 4.47 feet High Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 07:10 PM 2.07 feet Low Tide
2019-08-20 Tue 07:34 PM Sunset
2019-08-20 Tue 10:39 PM Moonrise
The conditions look okay with variable 2-6 MPH winds out of the SW until noon and then 8-11 MPH out of the SW in the afternoon. The air temp holds at 74 degrees.
Things are looking up for late next week though as a moderate SW swell starts to show up on Thursday and should give us formidable waves through the weekend.
Water temps are as follows, (day of 4CAST update) and are as follows: Malibu 66 Santa Monica 68 South Bay 70, Huntington 64, Newport 68.
The next 4Cast will be updated on Sunday.
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