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Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey5.9 ft16 secWSW (250°)6 - 8kts61F
Point Sur5.6 ft17 sec----61F
Santa Maria4.9 ft10 secWNW (300°)6 - 8kts60F
Harvest Buoy4.6 ft17 sec----63F
West Santa Barbara----WNW (300°)12 - 16kts62F
East Santa Barbara----WSW (250°)10 - 12kts66F
Anacapa Passage3 ft10 sec----67F
S. Santa Rosa Island4.6 ft16 secWNW (290°)10 - 12kts63F
Santa Cruz Basin3.6 ft17 sec----68F
Santa Monica Basin----WSW (250°)8 - 10kts71F
San Pedro3 ft17 sec----70F
Oceanside2.6 ft15 sec----70F
Torrey Pines3 ft17 sec----71F
La Jolla2 ft9 secWNW (290°)7--
Point Loma3.3 ft17 sec----72F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgNW 8 MPH64.0 F 11:55 PDT
Vandenburg SouthNNW 6 MPH63.1 F 11:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 13 MPH59.4 F 12:00 PDT
El CapitanSW 5 MPH68.0 F 11:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaWSW 5 MPH69.0 F 12:40 PDT
MontecitoSSW 4 MPH72.0 F 12:07 PDT
CarpinteriaSSW 6 MPH66.0 F 11:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportW 12 MPH68.0 F 12:35 PDT
Leo CarrilloSW 7 MPH71.0 F 11:55 PDT
ZumaWSW 4 MPH68.0 F 12:33 PDT
Malibu HillsSSE 5 MPH71.0 F 11:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
Expires:201708182330;;561173
FZUS56 KLOX 180817
SRFLOX

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard
117 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 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.


CAZ039-182330-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
117 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...

Surf Height...................1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................65-67 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................Low Tide....-0.3 FT at 02:05 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.0 FT at 08:31 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....2.1 FT at 01:20 PM PDT.
                              High Tide...6.5 FT at 07:39 PM PDT.

Remarks...West swell.

.SATURDAY...

Surf Height...................1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................65-67 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................Low Tide....-0.7 FT at 02:51 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.3 FT at 09:14 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....1.8 FT at 02:15 PM PDT.
                              High Tide...6.6 FT at 08:29 PM PDT.

Remarks...West swell.

$$


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201708182215;;577107
FZUS56 KLOX 181538
CWFLOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
838 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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


PZZ650-182215-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
838 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at
10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at
12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SAT...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in 
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 
11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable 
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 
10 seconds.
.SUN...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in 
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 
10 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 1 to 
2 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt 
in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 
1 to 2 ft. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201708182215;;577105
FZUS56 KLOX 181538
CWFLOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
838 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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


PZZ673-182215-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
838 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
W 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell W 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight. 
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
W 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the 
morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft 
at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. 
.SUN...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in 
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 5 ft at 
10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 5 ft at 
10 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 
4 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 
3 to 4 ft. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201708182215;;577106
FZUS56 KLOX 181538
CWFLOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
838 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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


PZZ676-182215-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
838 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at
10 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed 
swell W 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy 
fog after midnight. 
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell 
W 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog 
in the morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft 
at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. 
.SUN...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft 
at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft 
at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. 
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 
3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
W 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201708182215;;577108
FZUS56 KLOX 181538
CWFLOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
838 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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


PZZ655-182215-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
838 AM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at
10 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at
12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SAT...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in 
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 
11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable 
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 
10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. 
.SUN...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in 
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 
10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at
10 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. 
.MON...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and 
S 2 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
W 2 ft and S 2 ft. 

$$

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