Free Surf Cameras
Southern California Swell Model
Rincon Tide Forecast
NOAA Buoy Observations
Station Name Swell Wind Water Temp
Monterey4.9 ft16 secNNW (330°)17 - 21kts57F
Point Sur6.2 ft15 sec----60F
Santa Maria7.2 ft8 secNW (320°)21 - 23kts62F
Harvest Buoy6.9 ft15 sec----62F
West Santa Barbara6.6 ft6 secNW (320°)25 - 29kts64F
East Santa Barbara3.3 ft6 sec------
Goleta Point3 ft5 sec----67F
Anacapa Passage3.3 ft15 sec----67F
S. Santa Rosa Island7.2 ft15 secNW (310°)21 - 25kts66F
Santa Cruz Basin4.6 ft14 sec----66F
Santa Monica Basin3 ft15 secW (270°)10 - 12kts71F
San Pedro3 ft15 sec----70F
Oceanside3.9 ft15 sec----72F
Torrey Pines3.9 ft14 sec----71F
La Jolla1.6 ft4 sec------
Point Loma4.6 ft14 sec----71F
Source: phpBuoy - version 2.0 released
Current Wind Observations
LocationWindAir TempUpdated
VandenburgNNW 16 MPH63.0 F 15:55 PDT
Vandenburg South
Pt. ArguelloN 28 MPH58.7 F 16:00 PDT
El CapitanSW 2 MPH76.5 F 15:59 PDT
Ellwood
The Mesa
MontecitoS 3 MPH79.0 F 16:07 PDT
CarpinteriaSSW 3 MPH68.2 F 15:59 PDT
Oxnard AirportW 13 MPH71.6 F 16:35 PDT
Leo CarrilloWSW 16 MPH74.0 F 15:55 PDT
ZumaWSW 2 MPH75.0 F 16:33 PDT
Malibu HillsWSW 7 MPH86.0 F 15:56 PDT
Source: MesoWest
NE Pacific Swell Forecast
NE Pacific Satellite Infrared
NOAA Southern California Surf Zone Forecast
Expires:201610010930;;196343
FZUS56 KLOX 302026
SRFLOX

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
126 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

*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.


CAZ039-010930-
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST-
126 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...

.THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................2-4 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
                              FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
                              DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................65-67 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
UV INDEX......................HIGH**.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....1.0 FT AT 04:12 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.2 FT AT 10:23 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....0.8 FT AT 04:41 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.7 FT AT 10:47 PM PDT.

REMARKS...MIXED SOUTH SWELL AND NORTHWEST WIND SWELL.

.SUNDAY...

SURF HEIGHT...................2-4 FT.
RIP CURRENT RISK..............MODERATE. CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
                              FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
                              DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
WATER TEMP....................65-67 DEGREES.
LIGHTNING POTENTIAL...........NONE EXPECTED.
TIDES.........................LOW TIDE....1.3 FT AT 04:37 AM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...5.2 FT AT 10:49 AM PDT.
                              LOW TIDE....0.7 FT AT 05:16 PM PDT.
                              HIGH TIDE...4.4 FT AT 11:25 PM PDT.

REMARKS...BUILDING NORTHWEST WIND SWELL AND SUBSIDING SOUTH SWELL.

$$

Source: NOAA
East Santa Barbara Channel Coastal Waters Forecast (PZ 650)
Expires:201610010415;;198795
FZUS56 KLOX 302126
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
226 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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


PZZ650-010415-
EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
226 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 2 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO
7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Waters Forecast from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island and Westward 60 NM (PZ 673)
Expires:201610010415;;198793
FZUS56 KLOX 302126
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
226 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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


PZZ673-010415-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
226 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
STRONGEST NORTHWESTERN PORTION. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 TO 10 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Outer Waters Forecast from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM Offshore (PZ 676)
Expires:201610010415;;198794
FZUS56 KLOX 302126
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
226 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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


PZZ676-010415-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
226 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST NW
OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
9 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO
9 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. 

$$


Source: NOAA
Inner Waters Forecast from Pt. Mugu to San Mateo Pt. (PZ 655)
Expires:201610010415;;198796
FZUS56 KLOX 302126
CWFLOX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
226 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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


PZZ655-010415-
INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA INCLUDING SANTA
CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
226 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
W 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...W PORTION...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...W WINDS
15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5
TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W PORTION...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 20
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 FT. 

$$



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