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Southern California Swell Model
Santa Barbara Tide Forecast
Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey12.8 ft12 secN (350°)17 - 21kts54F
Point Sur14.8 ft12 sec----53F
Santa Maria12.8 ft11 secN (350°)16 - 21kts55F
Harvest Buoy15.7 ft14 sec----56F
West Santa Barbara----N (350°)16 - 19kts57F
East Santa Barbara----NNW (330°)10 - 14kts56F
Anacapa Passage5.2 ft10 sec----58F
S. Santa Rosa Island12.8 ft11 secNW (320°)25 - 33kts58F
Santa Cruz Basin5.9 ft11 sec----59F
Santa Monica Basin----NNW (330°)14 - 17kts60F
San Pedro6.6 ft8 sec----60F
Oceanside7.5 ft8 sec----60F
Torrey Pines7.9 ft8 sec----60F
La Jolla6.6 ft8 secNNE (30°)10--
Point Loma9.2 ft10 sec----60F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgENE 7 MPH38.7 F 00:58 PST
Vandenburg South
Pt. ArguelloN 13 MPH47.0 F 00:00 PST
El CapitanN 6 MPH-58.0 F 00:59 PST
Ellwood
The MesaNNW 4 MPH46.0 F 01:08 PST
MontecitoNNE 1 MPH44.0 F 01:07 PST
CarpinteriaNW 1 MPH45.0 F 00:59 PST
Oxnard AirportNNE 3 MPH42.8 F 01:05 PST
Leo CarrilloNW 5 MPH48.0 F 00:55 PST
Zuma
Malibu HillsN 23 MPH41.0 F 00:56 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
157 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

* 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.


CAZ039-201115-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
157 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY...

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...4.3 FT at 12:14 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....1.3 FT at 06:20 AM PST.
                              High Tide...3.7 FT at 12:08 PM PST.
                              Low Tide....0.9 FT at 06:18 PM PST.

Remarks...West swell.

.WEDNESDAY...

Surf Height...................1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................58-60 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...4.4 FT at 12:56 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....1.2 FT at 07:31 AM PST.
                              High Tide...3.1 FT at 01:18 PM PST.
                              Low Tide....1.4 FT at 06:56 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
822 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

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


PZZ650-201215-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
822 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas
8 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft 
dominant period 7 seconds after midnight. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 12 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED...NW 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 13 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds. 
.THU...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to
3 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to 4 ft dominant
period 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 2 to
4 ft. Slight chance of rain. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 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
822 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

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


PZZ673-201215-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
822 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to
30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 13 to 15 ft dominant period 12 
seconds, subsiding to 11 to 13 ft dominant period 12 seconds after 
midnight. Slight chance of showers in the evening. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Strongest northwestern portion. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to
8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Slight chance of
rain. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant
period 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft. Slight chance
of rain. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft. W swell 4 to 5 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
822 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

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


PZZ676-201215-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
822 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming 15 to
25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San
Nicolas Island. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 11 
seconds, subsiding to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds after 
midnight. Slight chance of showers in the evening. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
10 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds in the
afternoon. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 13 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Slight chance of
rain. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant
period 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to
6 ft. Slight chance of rain. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 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
822 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

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


PZZ655-201215-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
822 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 15 to
20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period
7 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft dominant period 7 seconds after
midnight. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 12 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft at 13 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds.
Slight chance of rain. 
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at
15 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming NW
15 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 3 to 4 ft dominant period
15 seconds. Slight chance of rain. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft. Slight chance
of rain. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft. 

$$



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