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Southern California Swell Model
Rincon Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey12.8 ft17 secNNW (340°)19 - 23kts56F
Point Sur14.4 ft17 sec----56F
Santa Maria9.5 ft17 secNW (320°)21 - 23kts57F
Harvest Buoy10.8 ft18 sec----58F
West Santa Barbara12.8 ft17 secNW (310°)19 - 23kts58F
East Santa Barbara----SW (230°)8 - 12kts60F
Goleta Point5.9 ft20 sec----60F
Anacapa Passage4.9 ft12 sec----60F
S. Santa Rosa Island11.8 ft17 sec----59F
Santa Cruz Basin5.2 ft17 sec----60F
Santa Monica Basin4.9 ft19 secW (280°)4 - 4kts61F
San Pedro5.2 ft17 sec----60F
Dana Point3 ft18 sec----61F
Oceanside3.6 ft18 sec----62F
Torrey Pines4.6 ft18 sec----63F
La Jolla2.3 ft15 sec------
Point Loma5.6 ft18 sec----62F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgN 0 MPH48.2 F 20:08 PST
Vandenburg SouthNE 10 MPH56.1 F 19:59 PST
Pt. ArguelloN 18 MPH56.9 F 19:00 PST
El CapitanN 0 MPH58.6 F 19:59 PST
Ellwood
The Mesa
Montecito
CarpinteriaSE 0 MPH56.7 F 19:59 PST
Oxnard AirportN 0 MPH57.9 F 19:51 PST
Leo CarrilloNW 7 MPH63.0 F 19:55 PST
ZumaSSW 1 MPH66.0 F 20:10 PST
Malibu HillsSW 51 MPH70.0 F 19:56 PST
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Swell Forecast
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
FZUS56 KLOX 122146
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
146 PM PST FRI FEB 12 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.

CAZ041-131030-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST-
146 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY THROUGH 12 PM SUNDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................WEST FACING BEACHES - 5-8 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                              AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................58-59 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................MODERATE**.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...5.0 FT AT 12:31 AM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....0.9 FT AT 06:56 AM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.8 FT AT 12:48 PM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....0.9 FT AT 06:47 PM PST.

REMARKS...WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL.

.SUNDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................WEST FACING BEACHES - 4-7 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                              AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................58-59 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...5.0 FT AT 01:29 AM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....0.9 FT AT 08:25 AM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.2 FT AT 02:23 PM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....1.5 FT AT 07:47 PM PST.

REMARKS...SUBSIDING WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL.

$$

CAZ040-131030-
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
146 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY THROUGH 12 PM SUNDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................WEST FACING BEACHES - 5-9 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                              AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................58-59 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................MODERATE**.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...4.9 FT AT 12:34 AM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....0.9 FT AT 06:58 AM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.7 FT AT 12:52 PM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....0.9 FT AT 06:49 PM PST.

REMARKS...WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL.

.SUNDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................WEST FACING BEACHES - 4-7 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                              AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................58-59 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...4.9 FT AT 01:31 AM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....0.9 FT AT 08:28 AM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.1 FT AT 02:26 PM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....1.5 FT AT 07:49 PM PST.

REMARKS...SUBSIDING WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL.

$$

CAZ039-131030-
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST-
146 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT THROUGH 12 PM SUNDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................WEST FACING BEACHES - 4-7 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                              AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................58-59 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................MODERATE**.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...4.9 FT AT 12:57 AM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....0.9 FT AT 07:22 AM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.6 FT AT 01:15 PM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....0.9 FT AT 07:08 PM PST.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

.SUNDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................WEST FACING BEACHES - 2-5 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                              AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................58-60 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...4.9 FT AT 01:53 AM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....0.8 FT AT 08:54 AM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.1 FT AT 02:50 PM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....1.4 FT AT 08:06 PM PST.

REMARKS...SUBSIDING WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL.

$$


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201602131130;;649783
FZUS56 KLOX 130422
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
822 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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


PZZ650-131130-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
822 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
16 SECONDS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.MON...E PORTION...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. W PORTION...WINDS
VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201602130515;;645484
FZUS56 KLOX 130221
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
615 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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


PZZ673-130515-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
615 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

UPDATED

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

.TONIGHT...NW PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17
SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NW PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 5
TO 10 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 11
TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
STRONGEST NW PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING N
10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.TUE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201602131130;;649782
FZUS56 KLOX 130422
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
822 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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


PZZ676-131130-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
822 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 11 FT AT 17 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST NW OF SAN
NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 10 TO
15 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING N
5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201602131130;;649784
FZUS56 KLOX 130422
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
822 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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


PZZ655-131130-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
822 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 17 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SAT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 16
SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 1 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 1 TO
3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

$$

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