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Southern California Swell Model
Santa Barbara Tide Forecast
Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey5.2 ft9 secNW (320°)12 - 14kts61F
Point Sur5.9 ft9 sec----59F
Santa Maria4.3 ft9 secNNW (340°)10 - 12kts62F
Harvest Buoy4.3 ft9 sec----59F
West Santa Barbara----NW (310°)16 - 21kts60F
East Santa Barbara----W (280°)6 - 6kts64F
Anacapa Passage1.6 ft8 sec----64F
S. Santa Rosa Island4.6 ft9 secWNW (300°)10 - 12kts61F
Santa Cruz Basin2.6 ft13 sec----65F
Santa Monica Basin----NW (320°)12 - 12kts67F
San Pedro2.3 ft4 sec----65F
Oceanside2.6 ft5 sec----67F
Torrey Pines3 ft7 sec----69F
La Jolla2 ft9 secNE (40°)1--
Point Loma3.3 ft12 sec----70F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgSE 5 MPH51.6 F 23:58 PDT
Vandenburg SouthNNE 7 MPH63.9 F 20:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 13 MPH59.6 F 00:00 PDT
El CapitanNW 9 MPH72.1 F 20:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaESE 5 MPH62.0 F 00:26 PDT
MontecitoNE 5 MPH75.0 F 00:07 PDT
CarpinteriaNE 3 MPH61.3 F 20:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportNNE 6 MPH62.6 F 00:25 PDT
Leo CarrilloSW 3 MPH72.0 F 23:55 PDT
ZumaNE 9 MPH75.0 F 00:19 PDT
Malibu HillsN 23 MPH71.0 F 23:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
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SRFLOX

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard
153 PM PDT Sun Sep 24 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.


CAZ039-251115-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
153 PM PDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY...

Surf Height...................1-2 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................62-65 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...3.6 FT at 01:52 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....2.4 FT at 06:48 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.7 FT at 01:15 PM PDT.
                              Low Tide....1.3 FT at 08:37 PM PDT.

Remarks...West swell.

.TUESDAY...

Surf Height...................1-2 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................62-65 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................High Tide...3.3 FT at 03:18 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....2.8 FT at 07:28 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.5 FT at 02:05 PM PDT.
                              Low Tide....1.3 FT at 10:02 PM PDT.

Remarks...West swell.

$$


Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
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FZUS56 KLOX 250302
CWFLOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
802 PM PDT Sun Sep 24 2017

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


PZZ650-251045-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
802 PM PDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt in the evening...becoming N after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. 
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft at 10 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. 
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning...becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 10 seconds. 
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
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CWFLOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
802 PM PDT Sun Sep 24 2017

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


PZZ673-251045-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
802 PM PDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves
1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. 
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
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FZUS56 KLOX 250302
CWFLOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
802 PM PDT Sun Sep 24 2017

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


PZZ676-251045-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
802 PM PDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. 
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt
or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
4 ft. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
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CWFLOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
802 PM PDT Sun Sep 24 2017

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


PZZ655-251045-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
802 PM PDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt after 
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 8 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 9 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 10 seconds. 
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 10 seconds. 
.TUE 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 10 seconds
and S 2 ft at 11 seconds. 
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at
11 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable
10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at
10 seconds and S 2 ft at 11 seconds. 
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W
2 ft and S 2 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft. 

$$

Sirard

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