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NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey5.9 ft7 sec----56F
Point Sur4.9 ft15 sec----53F
Santa Maria6.6 ft8 secNW (320°)19 - 21kts60F
Harvest Buoy7.2 ft8 sec----58F
West Santa Barbara----NW (310°)23 - 29kts58F
East Santa Barbara----SSW (200°)6 - 8kts67F
Anacapa Passage3.6 ft5 sec----65F
S. Santa Rosa Island8.5 ft8 secNW (310°)21 - 27kts62F
Santa Cruz Basin3.9 ft15 sec----65F
Santa Monica Basin----N (350°)4 - 4kts71F
San Pedro3.3 ft8 sec----71F
Oceanside3 ft17 sec----75F
Torrey Pines3.6 ft15 sec----74F
La Jolla2.3 ft9 secS (170°)2--
Point Loma3.9 ft14 sec----73F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgNNW 8 MPH55.4 F 01:08 PDT
Vandenburg SouthN 14 MPH56.7 F 20:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 26 MPH56.5 F 00:00 PDT
El CapitanWSW 1 MPH66.0 F 20:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaESE 6 MPH60.0 F 01:11 PDT
Montecito
CarpinteriaSSW 1 MPH64.0 F 20:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportN 0 MPH62.6 F 01:05 PDT
Leo CarrilloNE 6 MPH62.0 F 00:55 PDT
ZumaNE 6 MPH63.0 F 01:02 PDT
Malibu HillsESE 4 MPH68.0 F 00:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard
149 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

* Swimmers are urged to use caution at all times and stay near lifeguards.
Rip Current Risk categories: 
Low: Life threatening rip currents are unlikely but still could occur.
Moderate: Life threatening rip currents are possible.
High: Life threatening rip currents are likely.


CAZ039-211130-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
149 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...

Surf Height...................1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................59-66 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................Low Tide....-0.9 FT at 03:06 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.0 FT at 09:28 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....1.9 FT at 02:14 PM PDT.
                              High Tide...6.9 FT at 08:37 PM PDT.

Remarks...West swell.

.SATURDAY...

Surf Height...................1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................59-66 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................Low Tide....-1.2 FT at 03:51 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.2 FT at 10:14 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....1.8 FT at 03:06 PM PDT.
                              High Tide...7.0 FT at 09:24 PM PDT.

Remarks...West swell.

$$


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
812 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ650-211100-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
812 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 
kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. 
Strongest winds western portion. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft in the 
evening...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. 
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.
Patchy fog in the morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 
kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. 
Strongest western portion. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at
8 seconds. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SUN...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 8 seconds.
Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 8 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight. 
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to
2 ft. Patchy fog. 
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to
2 ft. Patchy fog. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
812 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ673-211100-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
812 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt. Combined
seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
8 to 9 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 
kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. 
Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt...becoming 10 to
20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft
dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas
6 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft
at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight. 
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. 
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
812 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ676-211100-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
812 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with
gusts to 30 kt. Elsewhere...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to
8 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.FRI...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with
gusts to 30 kt. Elsewhere... NW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming 10 to 15 
kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 
seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 30 kt.
Elsewhere...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant
period 8 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.SAT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere...W winds 5 to 10 kt
becoming S in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant
period 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft
at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight. 
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. 
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
812 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary


PZZ655-211100-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
812 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S to 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 13 seconds. Patchy fog.
.FRI...Winds S to SE 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW to W 10 kt in the 
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 8 seconds 
and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 ft at 8 seconds
and S 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.SAT...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at
8 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 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. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 8 seconds
and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
.SUN...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 8 seconds
and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 8 seconds. S
swell 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to
2 ft. Patchy fog. 
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to
2 ft. Patchy fog. 

$$

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