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Southern California Swell Model
Santa Barbara Tide Forecast
Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey7.5 ft14 sec--17 - 21kts56F
Point Sur8.2 ft13 sec----56F
Santa Maria8.5 ft11 secNW (310°)19 - 23kts57F
Harvest Buoy9.5 ft12 sec----57F
West Santa Barbara6.9 ft12 secNW (320°)21 - 27kts58F
East Santa Barbara----W (280°)19 - 25kts--
Anacapa Passage4.6 ft13 sec----58F
S. Santa Rosa Island7.5 ft12 secWNW (300°)19 - 23kts58F
Santa Cruz Basin6.6 ft13 sec----60F
Santa Monica Basin----W (270°)21 - 27kts60F
San Pedro4.6 ft5 sec----61F
Oceanside3.9 ft14 sec----62F
Torrey Pines3.9 ft15 sec----62F
La Jolla3 ft5 secWNW (290°)13--
Point Loma4.9 ft17 sec----62F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgNNW 21 MPH56.5 F 17:58 PDT
Vandenburg SouthNW 19 MPH56.8 F 17:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloNNW 28 MPH55.6 F 18:00 PDT
El CapitanWNW 19 MPH56.1 F 17:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaNW 17 MPH59.0 F 18:43 PDT
MontecitoNNW 8 MPH64.0 F 18:07 PDT
CarpinteriaWSW 6 MPH64.9 F 17:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportW 20 MPH62.6 F 18:40 PDT
Leo CarrilloWNW 11 MPH62.0 F 17:55 PDT
Zuma
Malibu HillsWSW 10 MPH57.0 F 17:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
Expires:201703231130;;921463
FZUS56 KLOX 222203 AAA
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST...UPDATE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
305 PM PDT WED MAR 22 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.


CAZ039-231130-
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST-
305 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

UPDATE

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT THROUGH 6 PM THURSDAY...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................3-5 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE 
                              FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF DANGEROUS 
                              RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................59-61 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................HIGH**.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....2.2 FT AT 01:03 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.5 FT AT 07:00 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....-0.0 FT AT 02:03 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...3.8 FT AT 08:33 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

.FRIDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................2-4 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE 
                              FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF DANGEROUS 
                              RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................59-61 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....1.8 FT AT 01:45 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.8 FT AT 07:45 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....-0.2 FT AT 02:35 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.1 FT AT 08:56 PM PDT.

REMARKS...WEST SWELL.

$$

SWEET/SIRARD

Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201703230500;;920455
FZUS56 KLOX 222121
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
221 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

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


PZZ650-230500-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
221 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. 
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN 
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF 
RAIN. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
WESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. EASTERN PORTION...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING
VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SAT...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201703230500;;920453
FZUS56 KLOX 222121
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
221 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

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


PZZ673-230500-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
221 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT 
PERIOD 14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE 
EVENING. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
AROUND POINT CONCEPTION. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 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...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
9 TO 10 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201703230500;;920454
FZUS56 KLOX 222121
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
221 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

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


PZZ676-230500-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
221 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF 
TSTMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT...
BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201703230500;;920456
FZUS56 KLOX 222121
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
221 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

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


PZZ655-230500-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
221 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. 
ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT 
PERIOD 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE 
EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.THU...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING W 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...WESTERN PORTION...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING
VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT
OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 1 TO 2 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
1 TO 2 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. 
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. 

$$

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