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Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey6.9 ft9 sec----60F
Point Sur6.9 ft9 sec----56F
Santa Maria7.2 ft9 secNNW (330°)16 - 17kts57F
Harvest Buoy6.6 ft7 sec----54F
West Santa Barbara----NW (310°)21 - 27kts55F
East Santa Barbara-------- - 2kts59F
Anacapa Passage3.3 ft6 sec----62F
S. Santa Rosa Island7.2 ft7 secNW (310°)21 - 25kts57F
Santa Cruz Basin4.3 ft17 sec----63F
Santa Monica Basin3.9 ft6 secNE (50°)8 - 8kts65F
San Pedro3 ft6 sec----66F
Oceanside3 ft18 sec----68F
Torrey Pines3 ft17 sec----67F
La Jolla2 ft7 sec------
Point Loma3.9 ft17 sec----65F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgNNW 9 MPH53.8 F 00:58 PDT
Vandenburg SouthN 16 MPH54.3 F 20:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 32 MPH53.3 F 01:00 PDT
El CapitanS 2 MPH61.9 F 20:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaESE 5 MPH58.0 F 01:42 PDT
Montecito
CarpinteriaS 2 MPH60.6 F 20:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportSSE 3 MPH60.8 F 01:40 PDT
Leo CarrilloNE 4 MPH59.0 F 00:55 PDT
ZumaENE 5 MPH59.0 F 01:41 PDT
Malibu HillsS 4 MPH56.0 F 00:56 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
100 PM PDT Wed Jun 28 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.


CAZ039-291015-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
100 PM PDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY...

Surf Height...................1-2 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................65-68 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...4.7 FT at 01:53 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....0.1 FT at 08:52 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.5 FT at 03:52 PM PDT.
                              Low Tide....2.3 FT at 09:43 PM PDT.

Remarks...West swell.

.FRIDAY...

Surf Height...................1-2 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................65-68 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...4.0 FT at 03:04 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....0.6 FT at 09:46 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.7 FT at 04:48 PM PDT.
                              Low Tide....1.9 FT at 11:16 PM PDT.

Remarks...West swell.

$$


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
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Coastal Waters Forecast...Updated
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
131 AM PDT Thu Jun 29 2017

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


PZZ650-291145-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
818 PM PDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TONIGHT...Western portion...W winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to
25 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Eastern 
portion...SW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after 
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 6 seconds. 
Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds.
Patchy fog in the morning. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt after 
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. 
Patchy fog after midnight. 
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt becoming sw 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind 
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 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 3 to 4 ft at
9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog. 
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 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...Updated
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
131 AM PDT Thu Jun 29 2017

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


PZZ673-291145-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
818 PM PDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
6 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to
7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 
kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 
seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
8 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SAT...Northwestern portion...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Elsewhere...NW
winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 9 
seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt...becoming 10 
to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft
dominant period 9 seconds...subsiding to 7 to 9 ft dominant period 
10 seconds after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft. Patchy fog. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. 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...Updated
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
131 AM PDT Thu Jun 29 2017

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


PZZ676-291145-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
818 PM PDT Wed Jun 28 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest
NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period
8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.THU...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Elsewhere...
NW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined
seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 30 kt.
Elsewhere...W winds 15 to 20 kt becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight. 
.FRI...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Elsewhere...
winds variable 10 kt or less becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy
fog in the morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 30 kt.
Elsewhere...NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less
after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SAT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming
20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere...winds variable 10 kt or
less becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft
dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 30 kt
becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Elsewhere...NW winds 10 to
15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Combined seas
6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. 
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W
3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
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Coastal Waters Forecast...Updated
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
131 AM PDT Thu Jun 29 2017

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


PZZ655-291145-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
818 PM PDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at
7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at
18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 8 seconds
and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 8 seconds and SW 2 ft at
16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at
8 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SAT...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at
9 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at
9 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W
2 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog. 
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W
2 ft and S 2 ft. 

$$



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