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NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey5.9 ft6 secNNW (330°)21 - 23kts62F
Point Sur5.6 ft7 sec----58F
Santa Maria6.2 ft7 secNW (320°)21 - 25kts60F
Harvest Buoy7.9 ft8 sec----59F
West Santa Barbara----NW (320°)21 - 27kts63F
East Santa Barbara----SW (220°)6 - 6kts67F
Anacapa Passage2.3 ft12 sec----67F
S. Santa Rosa Island6.6 ft7 secNW (320°)23 - 27kts65F
Santa Cruz Basin3.3 ft5 sec----67F
Santa Monica Basin-------- - 2kts66F
San Pedro2.3 ft6 sec----68F
Oceanside1.6 ft12 sec----69F
Torrey Pines2 ft11 sec----69F
La Jolla1.3 ft6 secENE (70°)3--
Point Loma2.6 ft14 sec----72F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgN 3 MPH55.4 F 05:13 PDT
Vandenburg SouthN 10 MPH58.3 F 04:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 25 MPH59.4 F 05:00 PDT
El CapitanNNE 3 MPH60.3 F 04:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaESE 1 MPH62.0 F 05:43 PDT
MontecitoNE 2 MPH61.0 F 05:07 PDT
CarpinteriaNE 4 MPH62.8 F 04:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportN 0 MPH64.4 F 05:40 PDT
Leo CarrilloE 2 MPH65.0 F 04:55 PDT
ZumaN 3 MPH62.0 F 05:39 PDT
Malibu HillsE 5 MPH59.0 F 04:56 PDT
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 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 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.


CAZ039-192315-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
145 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...

Surf Height...................2-4 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Moderate*.
Water Temp....................65-67 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................Low Tide....-0.1 FT at 03:43 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...5.2 FT at 09:56 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....0.9 FT at 03:48 PM PDT.
                              High Tide...5.8 FT at 09:52 PM PDT.

Remarks...West swell.

.WEDNESDAY...

Surf Height...................West Facing Beaches - 3-5 FT.
                              South Facing Beaches - 1-2 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............High*.
Water Temp....................65-67 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................Low Tide....0.2 FT at 04:16 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...5.3 FT at 10:28 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....0.8 FT at 04:29 PM PDT.
                              High Tide...5.4 FT at 10:34 PM PDT.

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
306 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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


PZZ650-191645-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
306 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...Western portion...NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to
20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion...W winds 10 to 20 kt becoming
variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft
dominant period 10 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 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...Western portion...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Eastern
portion...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 10 seconds. 
.THU...Western portion...NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 20 to 25 kt
in the afternoon. Eastern portion...winds variable 10 kt or less
becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft
dominant period 10 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...Western portion...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Eastern
portion...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant
period 10 seconds. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 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
306 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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


PZZ673-191645-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
306 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Strongest northwestern 
portion. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 13 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
9 to 10 ft dominant period 15 seconds. 
.WED...Northwestern portion...NW winds 30 to 35 kt. Elsewhere...NW 
winds 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 14 
seconds...subsiding to 8 to 9 ft dominant period 14 seconds in the 
afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Strongest
northwestern portion. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period
13 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
8 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant
period 12 seconds. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to
7 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft. NW 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
306 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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


PZZ676-191645-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
306 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with local
gusts to 35 kt. Elsewhere...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft dominant period 10 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 25 to 35 kt.
Elsewhere...NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 15 seconds. 
.WED...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to
35 kt. Elsewhere... winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 15
kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 14 
seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with
gusts to 35 kt. Elsewhere...W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming NW 20 to 30
kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 13 
seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
7 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant
period 12 seconds. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 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
306 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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


PZZ655-191645-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
306 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TODAY...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at
10 seconds. 
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SE 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at
10 seconds. 
.THU...Western portion...N winds around 10 kt becoming W 15 to 20 kt
in the afternoon. Elsewhere...E winds 5 to 10 kt becoming SW in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
Slight chance of showers in the morning. 
.THU NIGHT...Western portion...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere...W
winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds...building to
3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
4 ft. 

$$
Kj

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