Free Surf Cameras
Southern California Swell Model
Rincon Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey3.6 ft16 secESE (120°)4 - 6kts65F
Point Sur3.6 ft14 sec----62F
Santa Maria3.6 ft15 secNNW (340°)8 - 10kts64F
Harvest Buoy4.9 ft15 sec----65F
West Santa Barbara4.9 ft15 secNW (310°)19 - 25kts68F
East Santa Barbara3.6 ft--NE (50°)4 - 6kts71F
Goleta Point3 ft15 sec----71F
Anacapa Passage3.3 ft14 sec----72F
S. Santa Rosa Island5.2 ft15 secNW (310°)19 - 23kts65F
Santa Cruz Basin3.9 ft14 sec----71F
Santa Monica Basin3.3 ft15 secN (350°)8 - 10kts73F
San Pedro3.3 ft14 sec----73F
Dana Point3 ft14 sec----74F
Oceanside2.6 ft14 sec----76F
Torrey Pines2.6 ft14 sec----75F
La Jolla1.3 ft14 secN (350°)2 - 4kts--
Point Loma3 ft14 sec----74F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgNNE 2 MPH57.2 F 05:18 PDT
Vandenburg SouthN 13 MPH61.5 F 04:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 26 MPH61.0 F 05:00 PDT
El CapitanESE 2 MPH72.7 F 04:59 PDT
EllwoodNW 2 MPH69.8 F 04:59 PDT
The Mesa
MontecitoENE 1 MPH65.0 F 05:07 PDT
CarpinteriaNE 2 MPH64.9 F 04:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportN 0 MPH66.9 F 04:51 PDT
Leo CarrilloSW 4 MPH71.0 F 04:55 PDT
Zuma
Malibu HillsNW 13 MPH76.0 F 04:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Swell Forecast
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
FZUS56 KLOX 290904
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
200 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.FOR THE BEACHES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...VALID SAT AUG 29...

*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.

CAZ041-292300-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST-
200 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...
SURF HEIGHT..................2-4 FEET.
RIP CURRENT RISK.............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE 
                             FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT
                             OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMPERATURE............70-75 DEGREES.

REMARKS...MIXED SSW SWELL WITH W TO WNW WIND SWELL.

OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY...LITTLE CHANGE.

$$

CAZ040-292300-
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
200 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...
SURF HEIGHT..................2-4 FEET.
RIP CURRENT RISK.............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE 
                             FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT
                             OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMPERATURE............69-72 DEGREES.

REMARKS...MIXED SSW SWELL WITH W TO WNW WIND SWELL.

OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY...LITTLE CHANGE.

$$

CAZ039-292300-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
200 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...
SURF HEIGHT..................1-3 FEET.
RIP CURRENT RISK.............LOW*
WATER TEMPERATURE............70-72 DEGREES.

REMARKS...NONE.

OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY...LITTLE CHANGE.

$$

KAPLAN


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201508291615;;724845
FZUS56 KLOX 291004
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
300 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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


PZZ650-291615-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
300 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION.
COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. EASTERN
PORTION... W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 FT AT 18 SECONDS. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...
BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 FT AT 17 SECONDS. 
.MON...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT...
BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 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:201508291615;;724843
FZUS56 KLOX 291004
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
300 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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


PZZ673-291615-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
300 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
STRONGEST AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 5 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. STRONGEST AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 35 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 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:201508291615;;724844
FZUS56 KLOX 291004
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
300 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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


PZZ676-291615-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
300 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS
ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 35 KT.
STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 35 KT.
STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT...WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...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. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.MON NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201508291615;;724846
FZUS56 KLOX 291004
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
300 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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


PZZ655-291615-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
300 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 1 TO 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS AND S 2 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W 1
TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 2 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 1 TO 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 2 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...
BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 1 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 2 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.MON...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AND S
2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. 

$$

CK

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