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Southern California Swell Model
Santa Barbara Tide Forecast
Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey4.9 ft16 sec--12 - 14kts55F
Point Sur5.9 ft15 sec----55F
Santa Maria6.6 ft16 secNNW (330°)19 - 21kts55F
Harvest Buoy7.2 ft17 sec----56F
West Santa Barbara6.2 ft17 secNNW (340°)19 - 23kts56F
East Santa Barbara----N (10°)6 - 8kts--
Anacapa Passage4.3 ft6 sec----57F
S. Santa Rosa Island6.6 ft8 secNW (310°)19 - 23kts56F
Santa Cruz Basin4.3 ft11 sec----58F
Santa Monica Basin----SSE (160°)2 - 4kts58F
San Pedro3.3 ft8 sec----58F
Oceanside3 ft8 sec----59F
Torrey Pines3.3 ft8 sec----59F
La Jolla3 ft9 secNE (50°)4--
Point Loma3.9 ft8 sec----60F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgENE 3 MPH44.8 F 21:58 PST
Vandenburg SouthNNW 14 MPH49.5 F 19:59 PST
Pt. ArguelloN 26 MPH51.8 F 22:00 PST
El CapitanN 4 MPH48.4 F 19:59 PST
Ellwood
The Mesa
MontecitoENE 3 MPH48.0 F 22:07 PST
CarpinteriaENE 4 MPH46.8 F 19:59 PST
Oxnard AirportNE 6 MPH48.2 F 22:40 PST
Leo CarrilloN 9 MPH46.0 F 21:55 PST
ZumaNW 3 MPH48.0 F 22:35 PST
Malibu HillsSE 2 MPH49.0 F 21:56 PST
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
Expires:201702251145;;592330
FZUS56 KLOX 242156
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
156 PM PST FRI FEB 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.


CAZ039-251145-
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST-
156 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................2-4 FT... HIGHEST ON WEST FACING BEACHES.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                              AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................56-58 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................MODERATE**.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....1.4 FT AT 02:15 AM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.6 FT AT 08:24 AM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....-0.7 FT AT 03:15 PM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.2 FT AT 09:31 PM PST.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

.SUNDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................2-4 FT... HIGHEST ON WEST FACING BEACHES.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............HIGH. VERY STRONG CURRENTS
                              AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
                              ARE EXPECTED.
WATER TEMP....................56-58 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....1.1 FT AT 02:53 AM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.6 FT AT 09:01 AM PST.
                              LOW TIDE....-0.7 FT AT 03:45 PM PST.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.4 FT AT 10:01 PM PST.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

$$
KJ

Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201702251130;;607595
FZUS56 KLOX 250506
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
906 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

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


PZZ650-251130-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
906 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
.MON...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201702251130;;607593
FZUS56 KLOX 250506
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
906 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

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


PZZ673-251130-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
906 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS TO 25 KT THIS 
EVENING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 
SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201702251130;;607594
FZUS56 KLOX 250506
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
906 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

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


PZZ676-251130-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
906 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201702251130;;607596
FZUS56 KLOX 250506
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
906 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

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


PZZ655-251130-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
906 PM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
1 TO 2 FT AT 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 1 TO
2 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. 

$$

CK

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