Free Surf Cameras
Southern California Swell Model
Rincon Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey5.9 ft8 secNW (320°)17 - 19kts61F
Point Sur5.9 ft9 sec----61F
Santa Maria5.2 ft9 secNW (310°)12 - 14kts61F
Harvest Buoy5.6 ft9 sec----63F
West Santa Barbara5.2 ft9 secNW (310°)17 - 21kts66F
East Santa Barbara----W (270°)12 - 16kts--
Goleta Point2 ft10 sec----66F
Anacapa Passage3.3 ft9 sec----68F
S. Santa Rosa Island5.2 ft16 secWNW (300°)16 - 17kts67F
Santa Cruz Basin3.3 ft17 sec----68F
Santa Monica Basin----W (270°)6 - 8kts70F
San Pedro2.6 ft17 sec----70F
Oceanside3 ft15 sec----72F
Torrey Pines3 ft17 sec----71F
La Jolla1.6 ft9 sec------
Point Loma3.6 ft17 sec----72F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgN 6 MPH55.4 F 19:43 PDT
Vandenburg South
Pt. ArguelloN 22 MPH56.9 F 19:00 PDT
El CapitanWSW 3 MPH65.7 F 18:59 PDT
Ellwood
The Mesa
MontecitoWSW 1 MPH72.0 F 19:07 PDT
CarpinteriaWNW 3 MPH67.3 F 18:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportW 12 MPH68.0 F 19:40 PDT
Leo CarrilloWSW 10 MPH71.0 F 18:55 PDT
ZumaNW 1 MPH78.0 F 19:32 PDT
Malibu HillsNW 10 MPH84.0 F 18:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Swell Forecast
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
Expires:201609300930;;148956
FZUS56 KLOX 292029
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
129 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

*THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES WHEN FORECAST RIP CURRENT RISK
IS LOW: DUE TO HIGHLY VARIED COASTAL TOPOGRAPHY, DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS A POSSIBILITY ALONG THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
COASTS, AND SWIMMERS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION AT ALL TIMES.
**THE UV INDEX FORECAST IS FOR LOS ANGELES AND MAY NOT BE
REPRESENTATIVE FOR ALL BEACH AREAS.


CAZ039-300930-
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST-
129 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-3 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................65-67 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................HIGH**.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....0.7 FT AT 03:48 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.2 FT AT 09:58 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....0.8 FT AT 04:08 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.0 FT AT 10:11 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED SOUTH SWELL AND WEST WIND SWELL.

.SATURDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................3-4 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
                              FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
                              DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................65-67 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....1.0 FT AT 04:12 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.2 FT AT 10:23 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....0.8 FT AT 04:41 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.7 FT AT 10:47 PM PDT.

REMARKS...BUILDING WEST WIND SWELL.

$$

Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201609300415;;151048
FZUS56 KLOX 292127
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
227 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

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


PZZ650-300415-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
227 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. 
.FRI...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201609300415;;151046
FZUS56 KLOX 292127
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
227 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

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


PZZ673-300415-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
227 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST
NW PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. 
.MON AND TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201609300415;;151047
FZUS56 KLOX 292127
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
227 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

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


PZZ676-300415-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
227 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST NW
OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201609300415;;151049
FZUS56 KLOX 292127
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
227 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

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


PZZ655-300415-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
227 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S
2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 2 TO 4 FT AT
16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...W PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 20 TO 30
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 5
TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 

$$



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