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Weekend Ski, Surf and Weather Report

The weather this weekend is expected to be sunny, and the mountains received a good dusting of snow this past week.

Snow Report

Big Bear Mountain received about 15 inches of snow on Wednesday. The coverage is "excellent" on the open runs and the snow depth is 28-48 inches, according to the resort snow report. High temperatures are expected to be in the high 40s on Saturday and Sunday and the weather will be sunny. 

Mammoth Mountain received about 8 inches of snow on Wednesday. The snow depth on the slopes is about 120 inches and all 150 runs are open. The high is expected to be in the high teens on the summit and the high 20s at the base on Saturday, and the low teens on the summit and low 20s at the base on Sunday. Both days will see sunny skies.

 

Los Angeles weather report:

Saturday will be sunny with a high of 68 degrees and a low of 48. Sunday will also be sunny with a high of 70 and a low of 49 degrees. Winds are expected to be in the 5-10 mph range on Saturday with gusts up to 15 mph at night. Sunday, winds will be about 5 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

 

Los Angeles County surf report:

There is a small of west swell hitting the Los Angeles coastline, and the surf height is expected to be in the 2-3-foot range at most spots. By Sunday afternoon, the swell is expect to pick up, and some spots could see chest-high waves.

The attached map is a water quality report for beaches in wet weather from Jan. 20 to Feb. 20 compiled from data courtesy of Heal the Bay, a nonprofit environmental group. Beach grades are based on an A+ to F scale. Grades indicate the likelihood of swimmers becoming ill. Water samples are analyzed for bacteria – enterococcus, total and fecal coliforms. The report does not measure the amount of trash or toxins found at local beaches.

Dark Blue Marker = A+

Light Blue Marker = A

Green Marker = B

Yellow Marker = C

Pink = D

Red Marker = F

Purple Marker = No sample taken

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