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Santa Barbara Tide Forecast
Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey9.5 ft9 secNNW (330°)19 - 25kts54F
Point Sur8.5 ft9 sec----53F
Santa Maria6.6 ft14 secNNW (330°)14 - 19kts55F
Harvest Buoy6.6 ft14 sec----56F
West Santa Barbara----NW (310°)16 - 21kts57F
East Santa Barbara----W (280°)16 - 17kts57F
Anacapa Passage2.6 ft5 sec----57F
S. Santa Rosa Island5.9 ft14 secNW (320°)12 - 16kts57F
Santa Cruz Basin3.9 ft4 sec----58F
Santa Monica Basin----W (260°)4 - 6kts60F
San Pedro2.6 ft14 sec----60F
Oceanside2.3 ft6 sec----60F
Torrey Pines2.6 ft6 sec----60F
La Jolla2.3 ft6 secSW (220°)8--
Point Loma3.3 ft15 sec----60F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgNNW 12 MPH54.3 F 10:55 PST
Vandenburg South
Pt. ArguelloN 11 MPH50.0 F 11:00 PST
El CapitanWNW 9 MPH58.3 F 10:59 PST
Ellwood
The MesaSW 5 MPH57.0 F 11:45 PST
MontecitoSSW 4 MPH58.0 F 11:07 PST
CarpinteriaS 6 MPH53.8 F 10:59 PST
Oxnard AirportSSW 7 MPH57.2 F 11:40 PST
Leo CarrilloSSW 5 MPH57.0 F 10:55 PST
ZumaSSE 1 MPH54.0 F 11:35 PST
Malibu HillsSSW 7 MPH52.0 F 10:56 PST
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
123 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

* 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.


CAZ039-222315-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
123 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.TODAY...

Surf Height...................1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................56-58 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...4.6 FT at 01:47 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....1.0 FT at 09:05 AM PST.
                              High Tide...2.7 FT at 03:10 PM PST.
                              Low Tide....1.8 FT at 07:51 PM PST.

Remarks...West swell.

.FRIDAY...

Surf Height...................2-4 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Moderate*.
Water Temp....................56-58 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...4.7 FT at 02:54 AM PST.
                              Low Tide....0.5 FT at 10:39 AM PST.
                              High Tide...2.8 FT at 05:07 PM PST.
                              Low Tide....2.2 FT at 09:16 PM PST.

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
841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

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


PZZ650-222330-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period
14 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest
western portion. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined 
seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft dominant period 9 seconds after midnight. 
.SAT...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt with
gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant
period 9 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds 
in the afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 15 to 
20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period
8 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft dominant period 8 seconds after 
midnight. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. 

$$


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
841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

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


PZZ673-222330-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35
kt in the afternoon. Strongest northwestern portion. Combined seas 5 
to 6 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the 
afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
9 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with 
gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant 
period 10 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft dominant period 
10 seconds after midnight. 
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt with gusts to
35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period
9 seconds, building to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the 
afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined 
seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 
7 to 9 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 
6 to 8 ft. Slight chance of showers. 

$$


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
841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

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


PZZ676-222330-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35
kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 14 
seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
8 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers in 
the evening. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 
7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island.
Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds, subsiding to
5 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds after midnight. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds, building to 
8 to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming 
20 to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant 
period 8 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds 
after midnight. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 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. Slight chance of showers. 

$$


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
841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

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


PZZ655-222330-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt in the morning, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant
period 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest
western portion. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds.
Slight chance of showers. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western
portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds,
subsiding to 3 to 4 ft dominant period 9 seconds after midnight. 
.SAT...Western portion, N winds 5 to 10 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt 
in the afternoon. Elsewhere, N winds 5 to 10 kt becoming SW 10 to 
15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 4 ft dominant period
9 seconds, building to 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the 
afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 10 to 
15 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, SW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming 
N after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds,
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 
2 to 3 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft. 

$$

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