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Southern California Swell Model
Rincon Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Point Reyes6.9 ft11 sec----61F
Monterey7.5 ft11 secSSW (210°)8 - 8kts59F
Point Sur7.2 ft11 sec----60F
Santa Maria6.9 ft11 sec----63F
Harvest Buoy7.9 ft11 sec----65F
West Santa Barbara6.9 ft11 secNW (320°)12 - 14kts63F
Goleta Point5.2 ft11 sec----65F
Anacapa Passage5.2 ft11 sec----66F
S. Santa Rosa Island7.2 ft11 secNW (310°)16 - 17kts63F
Santa Monica Basin5.2 ft12 secW (280°)17 - 19kts66F
San Pedro5.2 ft13 sec----67F
Dana Point4.9 ft13 sec----66F
Oceanside4.6 ft13 sec----67F
Torrey Pines4.3 ft13 sec----67F
La Jolla3.6 ft11 secWNW (300°)10 - 13kts--
Point Loma5.9 ft13 sec----67F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgN 0 MPH57.9 F 18:55 PST
Vandenburg SouthW 1 MPH57.6 F 18:59 PST
Pt. Arguello
El CapitanNNW 9 MPH61.2 F 18:59 PST
EllwoodNNE 2 MPH61.7 F 18:59 PST
The MesaNNW 8 MPH61.0 F 19:26 PST
MontecitoNNW 1 MPH61.0 F 19:07 PST
CarpinteriaWNW 3 MPH62.6 F 18:59 PST
Oxnard AirportW 14 MPH64.0 F 18:51 PST
Leo CarrilloWNW 9 MPH64.0 F 18:55 PST
ZumaNW 1 MPH60.0 F 19:17 PST
Malibu HillsNW 9 MPH56.0 F 18:56 PST
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Swell Forecast
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
FZUS56 KLOX 202144
SRFLOX
SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
200 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
.FOR THE BEACHES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...VALID FRI NOV 21...
*THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES WHEN FORECAST RIP CURRENT
POTENTIAL 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.
CAZ041-211100-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST-
200 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...
.TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...
SURF HEIGHT..................3-5 FEET WITH MAX SETS TO 
                             6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON SUBSIDING
                             TO 3-4 FEET WITH MAX SETS TO 
                             5 FEET ON FRIDAY. 
RIP CURRENT POTENTIAL........HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                             AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                             ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMPERATURE............64-69 DEGREES.
REMARKS...SUBSIDING WEST SWELL PLUS SHORTER PERIOD NW SWELL. 
OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY...SUBSIDING SWELL AND SURF.
$$
CAZ040-211100-
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
200 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...
.TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...
SURF HEIGHT..................4-6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON THEN
                             SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET ON FRIDAY. 
RIP CURRENT POTENTIAL........HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                             AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                             ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMPERATURE............63-68 DEGREES.
REMARKS...SUBSIDING WEST SWELL PLUS SHORTER PERIOD NW SWELL.
OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY...SUBSIDING SWELL AND SURF.
$$
CAZ039-211100-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
200 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
.TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...
SURF HEIGHT..................3-4 FEET.
RIP CURRENT POTENTIAL........LOW*
WATER TEMPERATURE............64-68 DEGREES.
REMARKS...MAX SETS TO 4 FEET.
OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY...SUBSIDING SWELL AND SURF.
$$
SMITH


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201411210715;;692360
FZUS56 KLOX 202219
CWFLOX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
219 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ650-210715-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
219 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WESTERN PORTION. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. EASTERN PORTION...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 
$$

Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201411210715;;692358
FZUS56 KLOX 202219
CWFLOX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
219 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ673-210715-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
219 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST
AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 TO 10 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...
BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. STRONGEST
AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
10 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING N
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. 
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. 
$$

Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201411210715;;692359
FZUS56 KLOX 202219
CWFLOX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
219 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ676-210715-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
219 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST NW
OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. 
.SAT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. ELSEWHERE...
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING NW AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. 
.SUN...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING
20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT
BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO
20 KT BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. 
$$

Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201411210715;;692361
FZUS56 KLOX 202219
CWFLOX
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
219 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ655-210715-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
219 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
.TONIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
KT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING
N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. 
.SAT NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT...
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 
$$
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