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Southern California Swell Model
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NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey3 ft8 secN (350°)10 - 12kts57F
Point Sur3 ft8 sec----55F
Santa Maria3.9 ft5 secNW (320°)10 - 14kts57F
Harvest Buoy4.3 ft6 sec----58F
West Santa Barbara3.3 ft6 secNNW (330°)12 - 14kts56F
East Santa Barbara----WNW (290°)14 - 17kts59F
Goleta Point2.3 ft5 sec----60F
Anacapa Passage3 ft5 sec----59F
S. Santa Rosa Island3.9 ft6 secWNW (300°)12 - 16kts58F
Santa Cruz Basin4.3 ft5 sec----60F
Santa Monica Basin4.6 ft6 secW (270°)6 - 10kts64F
San Pedro3.3 ft6 sec----64F
Dana Point6.9 ft13 sec----61F
Oceanside2.6 ft6 sec----65F
Torrey Pines3.6 ft6 sec----66F
La Jolla2.6 ft6 sec------
Point Loma4.3 ft7 sec----66F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgNNW 6 MPH53.6 F 04:18 PDT
Vandenburg SouthN 9 MPH53.2 F 03:59 PDT
Pt. Arguello
El CapitanNE 5 MPH51.6 F 03:59 PDT
Ellwood
The Mesa
MontecitoW 1 MPH55.0 F 04:07 PDT
CarpinteriaNNE 2 MPH53.4 F 03:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportESE 6 MPH57.9 F 03:51 PDT
Leo CarrilloN 5 MPH54.0 F 03:55 PDT
ZumaNNW 2 MPH53.0 F 04:26 PDT
Malibu HillsSSE 2 MPH51.0 F 03:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Swell Forecast
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
FZUS56 KLOX 240841
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
141 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 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.

CAZ041-242315-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST-
141 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-3 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................57-66 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................VERY HIGH**.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....-0.3 FT AT 05:51 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.5 FT AT 12:26 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.3 FT AT 04:53 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.4 FT AT 11:06 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

.WEDNESDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-3 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................57-66 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....-0.2 FT AT 06:33 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.4 FT AT 01:19 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.5 FT AT 05:34 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.1 FT AT 11:46 PM PDT.

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

CAZ040-242315-
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
141 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-3 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................60-64 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................VERY HIGH**.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....-0.3 FT AT 05:55 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.5 FT AT 12:29 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.3 FT AT 04:56 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.4 FT AT 11:09 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

.WEDNESDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................2-4 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE
                              FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT
                              OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................60-64 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....-0.2 FT AT 06:37 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.4 FT AT 01:22 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.5 FT AT 05:38 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.1 FT AT 11:49 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

$$

CAZ039-242315-
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST-
141 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-2 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................61-63 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................VERY HIGH**.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....-0.3 FT AT 06:19 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.4 FT AT 12:59 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.4 FT AT 05:15 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.3 FT AT 11:28 PM PDT.

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................1-2 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............LOW*.
WATER TEMP....................61-63 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....-0.2 FT AT 07:01 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.4 FT AT 01:53 PM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....2.6 FT AT 05:59 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.0 FT AT 11:08 PM PDT.

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

CK


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201605241630;;410363
FZUS56 KLOX 240936
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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


PZZ650-241630-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT
8 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. EASTERN PORTION...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING
VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201605241630;;410361
FZUS56 KLOX 240936
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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


PZZ673-241630-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST AROUND POINT CONCEPTION.
COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 5 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201605241630;;410362
FZUS56 KLOX 240936
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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


PZZ676-241630-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
5 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.THU...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201605241630;;410364
FZUS56 KLOX 240936
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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


PZZ655-241630-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 1 TO 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT WITH
LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 1 TO 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...
BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. 
.THU...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. 

$$

CK

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