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NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey7.5 ft13 secNNW (340°)14 - 16kts58F
Point Sur8.5 ft13 sec----58F
Santa Maria8.2 ft13 secNNE (20°)10 - 12kts59F
Harvest Buoy7.9 ft14 sec----60F
West Santa Barbara----NE (40°)4 - 6kts60F
East Santa Barbara----SW (230°)2 - 2kts60F
Anacapa Passage3 ft13 sec----61F
S. Santa Rosa Island6.6 ft14 secWNW (300°)8 - 8kts60F
Santa Cruz Basin3.9 ft13 sec----60F
Santa Monica Basin----N (360°)4 - 4kts61F
San Pedro3.3 ft13 sec----62F
Oceanside2.6 ft13 sec----63F
Torrey Pines2.6 ft14 sec----62F
La Jolla2 ft13 secNE (40°)2--
Point Loma3.6 ft13 sec----65F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
Vandenburg
Vandenburg SouthNE 7 MPH64.8 F 19:59 PST
Pt. ArguelloSSE 5 MPH69.3 F 00:00 PST
El CapitanNE 6 MPH61.9 F 19:59 PST
Ellwood
The MesaESE 4 MPH67.0 F 00:44 PST
MontecitoNE 3 MPH58.0 F 00:07 PST
CarpinteriaENE 2 MPH53.6 F 19:59 PST
Oxnard AirportN 0 MPH55.4 F 00:40 PST
Leo CarrilloNE 2 MPH64.0 F 23:55 PST
ZumaNNW 6 MPH76.0 F 00:42 PST
Malibu HillsN 16 MPH71.0 F 23:56 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
145 PM PST Tue Dec 12 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.


CAZ039-131130-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
145 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

Surf Height...................West Facing Beaches - 2-4 FT.
                              South Facing Beaches - 1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Moderate*.
Water Temp....................58-60 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...5.5 FT at 06:17 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....0.4 FT at 01:14 PM PST.
                              High Tide...3.6 FT at 07:11 PM PST.

Remarks...West swell.

.THURSDAY...

Surf Height...................West Facing Beaches - 2-4 FT.
                              South Facing Beaches - 1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Moderate*.
Water Temp....................58-60 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................Low Tide....1.5 FT at 12:23 AM PST.
                              High Tide...5.6 FT at 06:51 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....0.0 FT at 01:55 PM PST.
                              High Tide...3.6 FT at 08:03 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
735 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

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


PZZ650-131200-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
735 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
Areas of smoke. 
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of smoke
in the morning. 
.WED 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. 
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds. 
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or
less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds. 
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
4 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
735 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

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


PZZ673-131200-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
735 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the evening. Wind 
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of smoke.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to
7 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of smoke in the morning. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell
5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. 
.THU...Northwestern portion, NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to
15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds. 
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to
8 ft at 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to
8 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
6 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
735 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

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


PZZ676-131200-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
735 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of smoke. 
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of smoke in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 14 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. 
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW of San Nicolas Island, W winds 15 to 20 kt becoming
NW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, W winds 15 to 20 kt
becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W
swell 5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft. 
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 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
735 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

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


PZZ655-131200-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
735 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at
13 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. 
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds. 
.WED 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 13 seconds. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds. 
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds. 
.FRI 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 16 seconds. 
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft. 
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft. 

$$

Sirard

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