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Southern California Swell Model
Santa Barbara Tide Forecast
Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey11.2 ft8 sec--25 - 31kts54F
Point Sur11.2 ft11 sec----51F
Santa Maria10.8 ft9 secNNW (330°)23 - 27kts51F
Harvest Buoy11.5 ft9 sec----51F
West Santa Barbara9.8 ft9 secNNW (330°)25 - 31kts50F
East Santa Barbara----WNW (300°)21 - 25kts--
Anacapa Passage7.9 ft11 sec----54F
S. Santa Rosa Island12.8 ft10 secNW (310°)29 - 35kts52F
Santa Cruz Basin7.9 ft10 sec----55F
Santa Monica Basin----NW (310°)17 - 21kts61F
San Pedro5.6 ft10 sec----58F
Oceanside5.2 ft9 sec----64F
Torrey Pines6.6 ft10 sec----63F
La Jolla5.6 ft8 secSE (140°)4--
Point Loma8.5 ft9 sec----62F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgN 16 MPH52.5 F 07:55 PDT
Vandenburg SouthN 14 MPH50.9 F 07:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 26 MPH50.7 F 08:00 PDT
El CapitanNW 16 MPH60.1 F 07:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaWNW 5 MPH65.0 F 08:41 PDT
MontecitoNNW 5 MPH70.0 F 08:07 PDT
CarpinteriaSE 3 MPH61.5 F 07:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportWSW 8 MPH60.8 F 08:40 PDT
Leo CarrilloNNE 9 MPH70.0 F 07:55 PDT
ZumaN 11 MPH69.0 F 08:43 PDT
Malibu HillsNNE 21 MPH65.0 F 07:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
Expires:201704282345;;388212
FZUS56 KLOX 280903
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
203 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

* SWIMMERS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION AT ALL TIMES AND STAY NEAR LIFEGUARDS.
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORIES: 
LOW: LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE UNLIKELY BUT STILL COULD OCCUR.
MODERATE: LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
HIGH: LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.


CAZ039-282345-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
203 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................3-5 FT. LOCAL MAX SETS TO 7 FT ON WEST
                              FACING POINTS.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH*.
WATER TEMP....................55-57 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....-1.0 FT AT 05:57 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.0 FT AT 12:22 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.5 FT AT 05:27 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...6.0 FT AT 11:42 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

.SATURDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................2-5 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH*.
WATER TEMP....................55-57 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....-0.9 FT AT 06:53 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.7 FT AT 01:27 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.9 FT AT 06:17 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.7 FT AT 11:32 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

$$


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201704282300;;401346
FZUS56 KLOX 281512
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
812 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY


PZZ650-282300-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
812 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. EASTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 
7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT
BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. 
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...EASTERN PORTION...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING N 15 TO 
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT 
BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 
.SUN...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201704282300;;401344
FZUS56 KLOX 281512
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
812 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY


PZZ673-282300-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
812 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
12 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 
12 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT 
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO
20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 
8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED 
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 
8 TO 11 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 10 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201704282300;;401345
FZUS56 KLOX 281512
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
812 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY


PZZ676-282300-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
812 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 
11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT 
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 
NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT 
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 
4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 
7 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 
6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201704282300;;401347
FZUS56 KLOX 281512
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
812 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY


PZZ655-282300-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
812 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 
30 KT. EASTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT 
PERIOD 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS 
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING
BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WINDS NEARSHORE 
FROM POINT MUGU TO SANTA MONICA. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT 
PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT 
OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 
.SUN...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT
11 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT 18 SECONDS. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS. 
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 
3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
W 2 TO 4 FT AND S 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$

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