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Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey3.6 ft11 secWNW (290°)10 - 12kts61F
Point Sur3.6 ft12 sec----57F
Santa Maria3.6 ft11 secNNW (330°)8 - 8kts62F
Harvest Buoy3.9 ft12 sec----62F
West Santa Barbara----WNW (300°)12 - 14kts60F
East Santa Barbara----WSW (250°)6 - 8kts62F
Anacapa Passage1.3 ft11 sec----61F
S. Santa Rosa Island3.3 ft11 secWNW (300°)8 - 10kts61F
Santa Cruz Basin2 ft15 sec----64F
Santa Monica Basin----WNW (290°)4 - 4kts64F
San Pedro1.6 ft11 sec----61F
Oceanside1.6 ft11 sec----62F
Torrey Pines2 ft12 sec----65F
La Jolla1.3 ft11 secE (90°)1--
Point Loma2 ft12 sec----66F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgESE 7 MPH55.2 F 22:58 PST
Vandenburg SouthNE 9 MPH69.4 F 19:59 PST
Pt. ArguelloN 18 MPH63.2 F 22:00 PST
El CapitanWNW 1 MPH68.2 F 19:59 PST
Ellwood
The MesaWNW 1 MPH73.0 F 23:11 PST
MontecitoNE 2 MPH67.0 F 23:07 PST
CarpinteriaN 1 MPH61.2 F 19:59 PST
Oxnard AirportWNW 5 MPH60.8 F 23:05 PST
Leo CarrilloNE 2 MPH65.0 F 22:55 PST
Zuma
Malibu HillsNNW 13 MPH82.0 F 22:56 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
137 PM PST Tue Nov 21 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.


CAZ039-221100-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
137 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK ON THURSDAY...

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

Surf Height...................1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................61-63 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...3.5 FT at 12:29 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....2.8 FT at 04:30 AM PST.
                              High Tide...5.1 FT at 10:38 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....0.2 FT at 06:21 PM PST.

Remarks...West swell.

.THURSDAY...

Surf Height...................West Facing Beaches - 3-5 FT.
                              South Facing Beaches - 1-2 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............High*.
Water Temp....................61-63 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...3.5 FT at 01:30 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....3.1 FT at 05:16 AM PST.
                              High Tide...4.7 FT at 11:16 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....0.4 FT at 07:10 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
803 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

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


PZZ650-221200-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
803 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED...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 11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. 
.THU...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 12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. 
.FRI...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
W swell 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
4 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 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
803 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

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


PZZ673-221200-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
803 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
5 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 14 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Northwestern portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Elsewhere,
NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined
seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 14 seconds. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft. 
.FRI 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. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to
8 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
803 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

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


PZZ676-221200-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
803 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 13 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to
8 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
803 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

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


PZZ655-221200-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
803 PM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
2 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at
10 seconds. 
.THU...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 12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds. 
.FRI...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
4 ft. 

$$



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