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NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey5.6 ft17 secNW (320°)19 - 21kts57F
Point Sur5.9 ft18 sec----58F
Santa Maria4.9 ft17 secNNW (330°)14 - 16kts60F
Harvest Buoy5.6 ft18 sec----64F
West Santa Barbara----NW (310°)17 - 23kts65F
East Santa Barbara----W (280°)16 - 19kts66F
Anacapa Passage4.9 ft18 sec----66F
S. Santa Rosa Island5.9 ft6 secNW (310°)19 - 23kts64F
Santa Cruz Basin4.9 ft18 sec----68F
Santa Monica Basin----W (270°)2 - 4kts70F
San Pedro2.3 ft18 sec----69F
Oceanside3.6 ft18 sec----71F
Torrey Pines3.3 ft18 sec----71F
La Jolla1.6 ft17 secN (10°)3--
Point Loma4.3 ft18 sec----70F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgSW 3 MPH63.9 F 17:58 PDT
Vandenburg SouthNNE 13 MPH69.6 F 17:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 25 MPH63.2 F 18:00 PDT
El CapitanNNW 23 MPH84.0 F 17:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaNNW 5 MPH76.0 F 18:43 PDT
MontecitoNNE 8 MPH85.0 F 18:07 PDT
CarpinteriaS 1 MPH71.1 F 17:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportN 0 MPH68.0 F 18:40 PDT
Leo CarrilloW 11 MPH79.0 F 17:55 PDT
ZumaSW 1 MPH80.0 F 18:44 PDT
Malibu HillsWNW 15 MPH89.0 F 17:56 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
121 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 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.


CAZ039-181100-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
121 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

Surf Height...................1-2 FT. Sets up to 3 FT on Wednesday. 
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................65-67 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................Low Tide....0.6 FT at 03:09 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...5.6 FT at 09:22 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....0.4 FT at 03:43 PM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.9 FT at 09:46 PM PDT.

Remarks...West swell.

.THURSDAY...

Surf Height...................1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................65-67 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................Low Tide....0.9 FT at 03:38 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...5.7 FT at 09:50 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....0.3 FT at 04:20 PM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.7 FT at 10:27 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
216 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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


PZZ650-180630-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
216 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to
10 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 3 to 
5 ft dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening. 
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less, becoming 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 6 
seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at
7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.FRI...Western portion, NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 20 to 30 kt in
the afternoon. Eastern portion, NW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming W 15 to
25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W
swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 15 to
20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 20 to 30 kt with
gusts to 35 kt becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas
5 to 7 ft dominant period 17 seconds. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to
7 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 2 to
4 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
216 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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


PZZ673-180630-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
216 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming 
10 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 
12 seconds. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 12 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
6 to 8 ft dominant period 12 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to
8 ft dominant period 11 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
7 to 9 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to
13 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 12 to 15 ft dominant
period 18 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
17 to 18 ft dominant period 17 seconds, subsiding to 15 to 17 ft
dominant period 17 seconds after midnight. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 12 to
15 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to
12 ft. 

$$


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
216 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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


PZZ676-180630-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
216 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to
20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 
seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
6 to 8 ft dominant period 12 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at
15 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant
period 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to
10 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 9 to 12 ft dominant
period 18 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
12 to 15 ft dominant period 17 seconds. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to
11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to
10 ft. 

$$


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
216 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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


PZZ655-180630-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
216 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Wind waves
1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 6 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED...Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 6 seconds
and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and
S 3 ft at 15 seconds. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and S 3 ft
at 15 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas
4 to 6 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to
25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell w 2 to 3 
ft at 7 seconds and S swell 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the 
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 10 to
15 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Combined seas
5 to 7 ft dominant period 17 seconds. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to
4 ft. 

$$



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