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NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey14.8 ft15 secSW (230°)12 - 14kts55F
Point Sur13.4 ft15 sec----57F
Santa Maria14.4 ft16 secNNW (340°)10 - 12kts57F
Harvest Buoy12.8 ft13 sec----57F
West Santa Barbara----NW (310°)21 - 29kts56F
East Santa Barbara----NW (320°)10 - 12kts58F
Anacapa Passage3.3 ft12 sec----59F
S. Santa Rosa Island9.8 ft14 secNW (320°)19 - 25kts56F
Santa Cruz Basin4.9 ft12 sec----58F
Santa Monica Basin----NW (310°)8 - 8kts60F
San Pedro3.3 ft12 sec----60F
Oceanside2 ft13 sec----61F
Torrey Pines3 ft12 sec----61F
La Jolla2.6 ft11 secNW (310°)3--
Point Loma4.6 ft13 sec----61F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgN 12 MPH60.4 F 10:55 PST
Vandenburg South
Pt. ArguelloN 23 MPH54.0 F 11:00 PST
El CapitanESE 6 MPH59.5 F 10:59 PST
Ellwood
The MesaESE 5 MPH14.0 F 11:26 PST
MontecitoSE 3 MPH63.0 F 11:07 PST
CarpinteriaSSW 3 MPH59.0 F 10:59 PST
Oxnard AirportN 0 MPH66.2 F 11:25 PST
Leo CarrilloWSW 7 MPH64.0 F 10:55 PST
ZumaSSW 3 MPH61.0 F 11:26 PST
Malibu HillsNE 11 MPH61.0 F 10:56 PST
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard
226 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

* 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.


CAZ039-230030-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
226 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...

Surf Height...................West Facing Beaches - 3-5 FT.
                              South Facing Beaches - 1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............High*.
Water Temp....................60-62 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...3.9 FT at 01:16 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....2.2 FT at 06:39 AM PST.
                              High Tide...3.9 FT at 12:11 PM PST.
                              Low Tide....0.6 FT at 07:04 PM PST.

Remarks...West swell.

.TUESDAY...

Surf Height...................West Facing Beaches - 3-5 FT.
                              South Facing Beaches - 1-2 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............High*.
Water Temp....................60-62 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...4.1 FT at 02:01 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....2.0 FT at 07:59 AM PST.
                              High Tide...3.3 FT at 01:18 PM PST.
                              Low Tide....1.0 FT at 07:46 PM PST.

Remarks...West swell.

$$


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
840 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ650-222330-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
840 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. 
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. 
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming 15 to
20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, winds variable 10 kt or less.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight. Slight chance of showers after midnight. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to
8 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
840 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ673-222330-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
840 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Strongest around Point Conception.
Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 16 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas
10 to 12 ft dominant period 15 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 10 ft
dominant period 14 seconds after midnight. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest
northwestern portion. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period
14 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 
to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of showers. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to
13 ft. Slight chance of showers. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to
14 ft. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
840 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ676-222330-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
840 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW of San Nicolas Island, NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Elsewhere,
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period
14 seconds, building to 8 to 11 ft dominant period 16 seconds in the
afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest
NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period
15 seconds. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest NW of San
Nicolas Island. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 12 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas
5 to 7 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Slight chance of showers after midnight. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to
12 ft. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
840 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ655-222330-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
840 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 14 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds. 
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Western portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming 15 to
20 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to
3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to
8 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft. 

$$

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