Free Surf Cameras
Southern California Swell Model
Rincon Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey5.9 ft9 secNW (320°)4 - 8kts56F
Point Sur6.6 ft9 sec----52F
Santa Maria5.2 ft8 secNNW (330°)6 - 8kts58F
Harvest Buoy5.2 ft9 sec----58F
West Santa Barbara3.9 ft14 secNW (320°)10 - 12kts61F
East Santa Barbara-------- - 4kts--
Goleta Point2 ft7 sec----67F
Anacapa Passage3 ft11 sec----65F
S. Santa Rosa Island5.2 ft9 secWNW (290°)8 - 12kts66F
Santa Cruz Basin3.6 ft10 sec----70F
Santa Monica Basin----W (260°)4 - 8kts72F
San Pedro2.6 ft14 sec----70F
Oceanside3 ft13 sec----75F
Torrey Pines3 ft15 sec----73F
La Jolla2 ft9 sec------
Point Loma3.3 ft14 sec----71F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgE 2 MPH53.6 F 07:55 PDT
Vandenburg SouthN 5 MPH52.0 F 07:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 13 MPH51.1 F 08:00 PDT
El CapitanN 11 MPH61.7 F 07:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaSW 3 MPH63.0 F 08:43 PDT
Montecito
CarpinteriaNNE 2 MPH62.8 F 07:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportNW 5 MPH69.8 F 08:35 PDT
Leo CarrilloWSW 8 MPH67.0 F 07:55 PDT
ZumaSSE 3 MPH67.0 F 08:30 PDT
Malibu HillsWSW 3 MPH79.0 F 07:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Swell Forecast
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
FZUS56 KLOX 260856
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
156 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 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.

CAZ041-262315-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST-
156 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................2-4 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE
                              FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT
                              OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................67-73 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................EXTREME**.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...3.8 FT AT 02:35 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.1 FT AT 08:42 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.2 FT AT 03:35 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.4 FT AT 10:30 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED SOUTH SWELL AND WEST SWELL.

.WEDNESDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................3-5 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE
                              FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT
                              OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................67-74 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...3.4 FT AT 04:17 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.6 FT AT 09:45 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.4 FT AT 04:38 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....0.8 FT AT 11:53 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED SOUTH SWELL AND WEST SWELL.

$$

CAZ040-262315-
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
156 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................2-4 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE
                              FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT
                              OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................62-66 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................EXTREME**.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...3.8 FT AT 02:36 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.2 FT AT 08:41 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.2 FT AT 03:38 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.4 FT AT 10:36 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED SOUTH SWELL AND WEST SWELL.

.WEDNESDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................2-4 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE
                              FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT
                              OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................62-66 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...3.4 FT AT 04:18 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.7 FT AT 09:46 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.5 FT AT 04:40 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....0.8 FT AT 11:58 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED SOUTH SWELL AND WEST SWELL. MAX SETS TO 5 FT.

$$

CAZ039-262315-
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST-
156 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-2 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................66-71 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................EXTREME**.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...3.7 FT AT 03:01 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.2 FT AT 09:04 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.2 FT AT 03:59 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.3 FT AT 10:59 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

.WEDNESDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-2 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................66-71 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...3.4 FT AT 04:41 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.6 FT AT 10:05 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.5 FT AT 04:59 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....0.7 FT AT 11:18 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

$$
KJ


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201607261645;;490818
FZUS56 KLOX 260949
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
249 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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


PZZ650-261645-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
249 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...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 8 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 
.WED...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 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201607261645;;490816
FZUS56 KLOX 260949
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
249 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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


PZZ673-261645-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
249 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE
MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201607261645;;490817
FZUS56 KLOX 260949
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
249 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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


PZZ676-261645-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
249 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE
MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201607261645;;490819
FZUS56 KLOX 260949
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
249 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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


PZZ655-261645-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
249 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. S SWELL 2 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. S SWELL 2 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WED...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. S SWELL 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. S SWELL 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.THU...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. S SWELL 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. S SWELL 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 1 TO
2 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$
KJ

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