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Southern California Swell Model
Rincon Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey4.6 ft10 secNW (320°)8 - 10kts55F
Point Sur6.9 ft11 sec----53F
Santa Maria5.2 ft10 secNNW (330°)10 - 12kts59F
Harvest Buoy6.2 ft10 sec----62F
West Santa Barbara5.6 ft11 secNW (310°)16 - 17kts63F
East Santa Barbara3 ft--SSW (210°)10 - 12kts--
Goleta Point2.3 ft6 sec----67F
Anacapa Passage2.6 ft9 sec----66F
S. Santa Rosa Island6.6 ft10 secWNW (300°)14 - 17kts67F
Santa Cruz Basin3.6 ft9 sec----73F
Santa Monica Basin----WSW (240°)4 - 6kts69F
San Pedro2.3 ft9 sec----72F
Oceanside2.6 ft10 sec----76F
Torrey Pines2.6 ft10 sec----76F
La Jolla2.3 ft9 sec------
Point Loma3 ft10 sec----73F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgN 0 MPH52.9 F 04:58 PDT
Vandenburg SouthNNW 6 MPH63.0 F 12:46 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 21 MPH54.3 F 04:00 PDT
El CapitanN 11 MPH62.6 F 04:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaENE 1 MPH61.0 F 05:08 PDT
Montecito
CarpinteriaN 2 MPH61.3 F 04:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportN 0 MPH64.4 F 05:05 PDT
Leo CarrilloNNE 5 MPH64.0 F 04:55 PDT
ZumaNE 4 MPH65.0 F 05:03 PDT
Malibu HillsNNE 1 MPH71.0 F 04:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Swell Forecast
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
FZUS56 KLOX 280857
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
157 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

*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.

CAZ041-290615-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST-
157 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-3 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................66-74 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................EXTREME**.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...3.4 FT AT 06:00 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.9 FT AT 10:56 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.8 FT AT 05:39 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....0.2 FT AT 11:58 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED SOUTH SWELL AND WEST SWELL.

.FRIDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-3 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................66-74 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...3.6 FT AT 07:18 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.0 FT AT 12:05 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...6.1 FT AT 06:35 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED SOUTH SWELL AND WEST SWELL.

$$

CAZ040-290615-
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
157 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-3 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................64-71 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................EXTREME**.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...3.4 FT AT 05:59 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.9 FT AT 10:59 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.8 FT AT 05:40 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED SOUTH SWELL AND WEST SWELL.

.FRIDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-2 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................64-71 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....0.2 FT AT 01:03 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.6 FT AT 07:20 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.0 FT AT 12:06 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...6.2 FT AT 06:37 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED WEST SWELL AND SOUTH SWELL.

$$

CAZ039-290615-
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST-
157 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-2 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................69-71 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................EXTREME**.
TIDES.........................HIGH TIDE...3.3 FT AT 06:18 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....1.9 FT AT 11:14 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.9 FT AT 05:57 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED SOUTH WIND SWELL AND WEST SWELL.

.FRIDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-2 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................69-71 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....0.1 FT AT 01:20 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.5 FT AT 07:36 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.0 FT AT 12:19 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...6.2 FT AT 06:51 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

$$


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201607281645;;588598
FZUS56 KLOX 280932
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
232 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

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


PZZ650-281645-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
232 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10
KT IN THE AFTERNOON...EXCEPT 10 TO 20 KT WESTERN PORTION. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WESTERN PORTION NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
OTHERWISE WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. EXCEPT NW 10 TO 15 KT WESTERN PORTION.  WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO E  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.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 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. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT 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. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201607281645;;588596
FZUS56 KLOX 280932
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
232 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

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


PZZ673-281645-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
232 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST
AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201607281645;;588597
FZUS56 KLOX 280932
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
232 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

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


PZZ676-281645-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
232 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST NW
OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201607281645;;588599
FZUS56 KLOX 280932
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
232 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

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


PZZ655-281645-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
232 AM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AT 8
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AT 8
SECONDS AND S 2 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT AT 8
SECONDS. S SWELL 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT AT 8 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. W SWELL 2 FT AT 8 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. W SWELL 2 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 FT AND S 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 FT AND S 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$

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