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Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007 | Today we’ve had diminishing NW swell throughout the day. Sunday and Monday are looking smaller. Some sizeable westerly swell is due Tuesday. We have some WNW swell due near the end of the week, although we may get some weather then. More NW is on the charts for the 11th.

Right now, the California Buoy is checking in at 8 feet with 10-second periods. Closer to the coast, the Half Moon Bay buoy is at 6 feet with 13-second periods, and the Cape San Martin buoy at 5 feet with 13-second periods.

Overall, the swell energy in the water shows WNW periods averaging 13 seconds from 280 degrees.

In SoCal, wave heights are running waist to chest high at most west facing breaks with top spots picking up occasional shoulder high set waves. South facing breaks are running waist to chest high, bigger though at dual exposure spots.

Northern California and the Central Coast are seeing sets running chest to head high at most west-facing breaks. South facing breaks are running chest high.

The tide is recuperating from the Full Moon Friday, but highs will still be around 5 feet for late morning sessions over the next couple of days.

Water temperatures are averaging 58 degrees in San Diego, 58 in Orange County, 58 in LA, 57 in Ventura County, 57 in Santa Barbara, 57 along the Central Coast, and 54 degrees in NCal.

Winds as of 4:00 this afternoon were onshore from 8-12 mph most everywhere. Sunday, while being a smaller surf day, should have some light to moderate offshores for at least the morning…[more]

NW fades further Sunday…[more]

WNW due Tuesday…[more]

Tracking moderate NW for 9th, but weather?[more]

Tracking WNW for 11th…[more]

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