Free Surf Cameras
Southern California Swell Model
Santa Barbara Tide Forecast
Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey6.2 ft6 sec----56F
Point Sur5.9 ft11 sec----55F
Santa Maria6.6 ft7 secNW (320°)19 - 25kts53F
Harvest Buoy7.2 ft7 sec----53F
West Santa Barbara----NW (320°)23 - 29kts54F
East Santa Barbara----WSW (250°)8 - 10kts57F
Anacapa Passage3 ft5 sec----59F
S. Santa Rosa Island6.9 ft7 secNW (320°)21 - 27kts56F
Santa Cruz Basin4.3 ft6 sec----60F
Santa Monica Basin----S (180°)2 - 6kts62F
San Pedro3.3 ft6 sec----62F
Oceanside3 ft18 sec----62F
Torrey Pines3.6 ft18 sec----64F
La Jolla----NNE (30°)2--
Point Loma3.6 ft18 sec----65F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgNNW 13 MPH51.3 F 04:58 PDT
Vandenburg South
Pt. ArguelloN 34 MPH51.5 F 05:00 PDT
El Capitan
Ellwood
The Mesa
MontecitoNE 1 MPH52.0 F 05:07 PDT
Carpinteria
Oxnard AirportNW 5 MPH57.2 F 05:40 PDT
Leo CarrilloN 3 MPH54.0 F 04:55 PDT
ZumaENE 7 MPH55.0 F 05:37 PDT
Malibu HillsN 3 MPH54.0 F 04:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
Expires:201705292315;;388162
FZUS56 KLOX 290845
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
145 AM PDT MON MAY 29 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.


CAZ039-292315-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
145 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-3 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................56-60 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....-1.0 FT AT 07:38 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.9 FT AT 02:29 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.4 FT AT 07:12 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

.TUESDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-3 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................56-60 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...5.4 FT AT 01:12 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....-0.6 FT AT 08:36 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.0 FT AT 03:38 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.5 FT AT 08:34 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

$$


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201705291615;;389935
FZUS56 KLOX 290926
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
226 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017

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


PZZ650-291615-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
226 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT
6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.WED...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. EASTERN
PORTION...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. 
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201705291615;;389933
FZUS56 KLOX 290926
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
226 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017

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


PZZ673-291615-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
226 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...NORTHWESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH LOCAL
GUSTS TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE... NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
6 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201705291615;;389934
FZUS56 KLOX 290926
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
226 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017

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


PZZ676-291615-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
226 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017

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

.TODAY...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUE...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.WED...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201705291615;;389936
FZUS56 KLOX 290926
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
226 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017

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


PZZ655-291615-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
226 AM PDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
W 3 FT AT 7 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
.TUE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND SW 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND SW 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.WED...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND SW 2 FT AT 14 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL W 3 FT AT 7 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT 14 SECONDS. 
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 1 TO
2 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 3 FT AND SW 2 FT. 

$$
KJ

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