Sunday, February 22, 2009

Surf for Monday – Leftovers and some little storm

Monday isn’t looking like much of a surf day.

We are going to see a mix of leftover WNW energy, some local windswell, and some inconsistent and slightly shadowed SW swell.

On average most spots will be in the knee-waist high range…with a bit of burger shape as we hit the morning high tide. The top combo spots…really just Northern San Diego and South OC…will have some chest and maybe even shoulder high waves. Sets will be pretty inconsistent and the tide swampiness is going to affect it as well.

Winds and weather don’t look stellar either (Debbie Downer!)…we have a bit of a cold front moving through the area and while it isn’t expected to blow things out it probably won’t make it super clean either. Basically I am expecting some variable winds, cleanest in the early morning. The variable turns onshore and increases to about 10-12 knots for the afternoon. There will be a chance at showers throughout the day as well.

I think that if you haven’t gotten waves for a few days that it might be worth at least checking the cams in the morning…if conditions have held together, and your local spot isn’t having too many swell direction or tide issues…then try and grab a few (it is never good to leave a peak unridden if you don’t have too). I wouldn’t expect much from it but at least you might be able to snag a section or two.

Here are the tides.

01:51AM LST 1.5 L
07:47AM LST 5.4 H
02:44PM LST -0.6 L
08:52PM LST 4.1 H

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

O-side was ok this morning at Harbor...few peaky sets...south was showing there. How about the wind tommorrow? I'm seeing conflicting reports everywhere.