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Santa Barbara Tide Forecast
Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey3.6 ft13 secNW (320°)12 - 16kts61F
Point Sur3.9 ft9 sec----61F
Santa Maria4.3 ft9 secNW (320°)14 - 16kts62F
Harvest Buoy4.3 ft11 sec----65F
West Santa Barbara----NW (320°)19 - 25kts--
East Santa Barbara3.3 ft5 secWSW (250°)14 - 17kts65F
Anacapa Passage4.3 ft6 sec----67F
S. Santa Rosa Island4.6 ft5 secWNW (300°)19 - 23kts65F
Santa Cruz Basin4.3 ft5 sec----67F
Santa Monica Basin----W (270°)10 - 12kts--
San Pedro2.6 ft5 sec----69F
Oceanside2.6 ft13 sec----70F
Torrey Pines3 ft11 sec----71F
La Jolla2.3 ft4 secWNW (290°)4--
Point Loma3.3 ft5 sec----69F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgN 10 MPH59.0 F 22:08 PDT
Vandenburg SouthN 9 MPH59.9 F 20:59 PDT
Pt. ArguelloN 26 MPH60.3 F 22:00 PDT
El CapitanENE 3 MPH68.5 F 20:59 PDT
Ellwood
The MesaESE 5 MPH62.0 F 22:42 PDT
MontecitoNE 1 MPH61.0 F 22:07 PDT
CarpinteriaWSW 1 MPH64.9 F 20:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportWNW 5 MPH62.6 F 22:40 PDT
Leo Carrillo
Zuma
Malibu HillsWSW 1 MPH73.0 F 21:56 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
220 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 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.


CAZ039-231145-
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
220 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

Surf Height...................1-3 FT.
Rip Current Risk..............Low*.
Water Temp....................65-67 degrees.
Lightning Potential...........None expected.
Tides.........................Low Tide....-0.2 FT at 05:27 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.9 FT at 11:45 AM PDT.
                              Low Tide....1.3 FT at 05:27 PM PDT.
                              High Tide...5.6 FT at 11:30 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....0.2 FT at 06:02 AM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.9 FT at 12:23 PM PDT.
                              Low Tide....1.4 FT at 06:17 PM PDT.
                              High Tide...4.9 FT at 11:16 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
831 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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


PZZ650-231100-
East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
831 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 9
seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.WED...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 9 seconds.
Patchy fog in the morning. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 9 seconds. 
.THU...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 10 seconds.
Patchy fog in the morning. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. 
.FRI...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft...subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog. 
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 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
831 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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


PZZ673-231100-
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
831 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy morning fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and
S 2 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 10 seconds...building to
6 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
6 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to
8 ft. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt...becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 
to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 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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CWFLOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
831 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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


PZZ676-231100-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM
offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
831 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. Mixed swell W
2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W
2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy morning fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds
and S 2 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to
30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period
10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.THU NIGHT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 25 kt.
Elsewhere...NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
.FRI...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming
20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere...winds variable 10 kt or
less becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to
6 ft...building to 6 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the
morning. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 25 kt
becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Elsewhere...NW winds 10 to
15 kt becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft...
subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog. 

$$


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
831 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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


PZZ655-231100-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
831 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 
12 seconds. Patchy fog.
.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 9 seconds
and S 2 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 9 seconds
and S 2 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. 
.THU...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt. Wind waves 
2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy morning fog.
.THU 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 10 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft. SW swell 1 to
2 ft. Patchy fog in the morning. 
.FRI 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. Patchy fog
after midnight. 
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to
2 ft. Patchy fog. 
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to
2 ft. Patchy fog. 

$$

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