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Southern California Swell Model
Santa Barbara Tide Forecast
Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey4.6 ft16 sec--14 - 16kts56F
Point Sur4.9 ft14 sec----56F
Santa Maria6.2 ft16 secNNW (330°)8 - 10kts57F
Harvest Buoy7.2 ft13 sec----56F
West Santa Barbara7.2 ft10 secNNW (330°)16 - 19kts56F
East Santa Barbara----ENE (60°)8 - 12kts--
Anacapa Passage4.9 ft10 sec----57F
S. Santa Rosa Island7.2 ft16 secNW (320°)16 - 19kts57F
Santa Cruz Basin5.2 ft14 sec----58F
Santa Monica Basin----NE (50°)6 - 8kts58F
San Pedro5.6 ft13 sec----59F
Oceanside4.9 ft15 sec----61F
Torrey Pines5.6 ft15 sec----61F
La Jolla4.9 ft9 secE (100°)7--
Point Loma7.5 ft15 sec----61F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgSE 7 MPH44.4 F 03:58 PDT
Vandenburg SouthNNW 15 MPH52.2 F 20:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloNNE 15 MPH51.8 F 04:00 PDT
El CapitanNNW 14 MPH51.6 F 20:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaESE 4 MPH52.0 F 04:43 PDT
MontecitoNE 2 MPH48.0 F 04:07 PDT
CarpinteriaNE 3 MPH55.4 F 20:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportNE 8 MPH51.8 F 04:40 PDT
Leo CarrilloNE 6 MPH49.0 F 03:55 PDT
ZumaNE 4 MPH51.0 F 04:39 PDT
Malibu HillsE 1 MPH49.0 F 03:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
Expires:201703242330;;994260
FZUS56 KLOX 240839
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
139 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

*THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES WHEN FORECAST RIP CURRENT RISK
IS LOW: DUE TO HIGHLY VARIED COASTAL TOPOGRAPHY, DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS A POSSIBILITY ALONG THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
COASTS, AND SWIMMERS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION AT ALL TIMES.
**THE UV INDEX FORECAST IS FOR LOS ANGELES AND MAY NOT BE
REPRESENTATIVE FOR ALL BEACH AREAS.


CAZ039-242330-
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST-
139 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................WEST FACING BEACHES - 2-4 FT.
                              SOUTH FACING BEACHES - 1-2 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR 
                              THE DEVELOPMENT OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................59-61 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................VERY HIGH**.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....1.8 FT AT 01:45 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.8 FT AT 07:45 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....-0.2 FT AT 02:35 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.1 FT AT 08:56 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

.SATURDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................WEST FACING BEACHES - 2-4 FT.
                              SOUTH FACING BEACHES - 1-2 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR 
                              THE DEVELOPMENT OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................59-61 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....1.3 FT AT 02:24 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.1 FT AT 08:27 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....-0.3 FT AT 03:06 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.4 FT AT 09:22 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

$$

Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201703241645;;996911
FZUS56 KLOX 240931
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
231 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY


PZZ650-241645-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
231 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST
EASTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. EASTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 
10 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201703241645;;996909
FZUS56 KLOX 240931
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
231 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY


PZZ673-241645-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
231 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO
15 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201703241645;;996910
FZUS56 KLOX 240931
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
231 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY


PZZ676-241645-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
231 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. 
.SUN...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO
13 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201703241645;;996912
FZUS56 KLOX 240931
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
231 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY


PZZ655-241645-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
231 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING
VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.SUN...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 
10 FT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. 

$$

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