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Friday, December 15th, 4:15am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 140° 4 kt 320° 44.4 °F
Cape Suckling
 
11.2 ft 11 sec --- 12-17 kt 220° 45.3 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.0 ft 4 sec 257° --- --- 43.9 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
8.5 ft 11 sec --- 16-19 kt 270° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
11.2 ft 11 sec 190° 8-14 kt 220° 44.6 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
1.6 ft 9 sec --- 10-12 kt 70° 43.2 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
15.4 ft 10 sec --- 25-33 kt 70° 40.1 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
8.9 ft 11 sec 146° 14-16 kt --- 41.7 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
11.2 ft 10 sec --- 16-17 kt 270° 44.6 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
10.2 ft 9 sec 176° --- --- ---
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
15.4 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 41.5 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
11.8 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 41.7 °F
Neah Bay
 
6.2 ft 13 sec 258° 2-4 kt 140° 48.4 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
0.3 ft --- --- 6-8 kt 110° 47.7 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 289° 6-8 kt 220° 50.2 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
7.5 ft 15 sec 274° --- --- 48.4 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
7.2 ft 13 sec 251° --- --- 49.8 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
7.5 ft 13 sec 266° 8 kt 190° 51.3 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
8.2 ft 11 sec 257° 16-17 kt 300° ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
6.9 ft 13 sec 274° --- --- 51.6 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.9 ft 12 sec 284° 17-21 kt 340° 51.6 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
7.2 ft 15 sec 287° 2-4 kt 240° 52.2 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
8.2 ft 14 sec 288° --- --- 52.2 °F
Reedsport, OR
 
7.2 ft 13 sec 278° --- --- 52.3 °F
Lakeside, OR
 
7.9 ft 13 sec 288° --- --- 52.5 °F
WEST OREGON
 
8.9 ft 12 sec 291° 16-19 kt 330° ---
ST GEORGES
 
7.5 ft 15 sec 284° 4-6 kt 130° 52.3 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 294° --- --- 54.9 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 10° 56.1 °F
EEL RIVER
 
8.2 ft 13 sec 277° 10-12 kt 360° 54.9 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
9.5 ft 15 sec 290° --- --- 54.1 °F
PT ARENA
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 282° 6-8 kt 340° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
9.2 ft 15 sec 294° 12-16 kt 90° 55.4 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
10.5 ft 16 sec 300° 14-17 kt 350° 59.9 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
9.5 ft 14 sec 291° --- --- 57.7 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
7.5 ft 15 sec 271° --- --- 53.4 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
7.9 ft 13 sec 279° 4-8 kt 100° 53.4 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
9.5 ft 16 sec 291° 12-14 kt 20° 58.6 °F
MONTEREY
 
8.2 ft 15 sec 300° 4-6 kt 70° 58.5 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 14 kt 50° 58.3 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
8.5 ft 17 sec 289° --- --- 58.6 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 343° --- --- 57.6 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
9.2 ft 14 sec 293° --- --- 56.5 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
8.2 ft 17 sec 305° 10-12 kt 310° 59.5 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
6.6 ft 17 sec 252° --- --- 58.5 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
8.5 ft 17 sec 283° 2-4 kt 340° 58.6 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
8.5 ft 17 sec 293° --- --- 58.8 °F
Harvest, CA
 
7.9 ft 17 sec 289° --- --- 59.9 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
7.5 ft 17 sec 291° 2-4 kt 30° 59.0 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
3.9 ft 14 sec 265° 0-2 kt --- 60.1 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
3.3 ft 12 sec 268° --- --- 61.2 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 268° --- --- 62.2 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 268° --- --- 58.8 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 262° 4 kt 10° 61.2 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
4.3 ft 18 sec 265° --- --- 61.9 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 251° --- --- 61.0 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
7.9 ft 17 sec 292° 6-8 kt 340° 59.7 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 260° --- --- 61.9 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 260° --- --- 63.0 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
7.2 ft 18 sec --- --- --- 61.3 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 232° --- --- 62.1 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 267° --- --- 62.8 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 278° --- --- 62.1 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 299° --- --- 61.7 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 268° --- --- 62.1 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 285° --- --- 64.4 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 304° 6-8 kt 350° 63.7 °F
TANNER BANK
 
7.2 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 62.2 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.5 ft 14 sec --- 19-23 kt 50° 75.0 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
8.9 ft 7 sec 58° 21-25 kt 50° 74.7 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
12.1 ft 14 sec 321° 23-27 kt 20° 73.9 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
10.8 ft 12 sec 317° --- --- 76.3 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
11.5 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 74.5 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
9.5 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 76.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
10.2 ft 8 sec 19° --- --- 76.3 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
1.6 ft 9 sec 157° --- --- 77.2 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
12.5 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 77.5 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
11.5 ft 14 sec 327° --- --- 77.0 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
13.1 ft 9 sec 36° 23-29 kt 40° 77.4 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
11.5 ft 16 sec 332° 10-14 kt 20° 78.4 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
11.5 ft 9 sec 19° 14-17 kt 30° 78.3 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
5.9 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 84.4 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
5.2 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 84.9 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
5.6 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 84.7 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
4.9 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 84.9 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 151112 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 312 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 312 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 10Z...or 2 AM PST...A 1034 MB high was centered in Colorado. A weak trough of low pressure was located across the inner coastal waters. Increasing NW flow is expected in the outer and northern waters tonight into the weekend as high pressure builds into the eastern Pacific. Gale force winds are expected across the outer waters late tonight through Sat night. Gusty NE winds are likely near shore from Ventura to Santa Monica Sat night and Sun. Smoke from the Thomas fire may locally reduce visibilities down to 2 NM or less across the E Santa Barbara Channel today.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
312 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt late. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 15 seconds, building to 10 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25, becoming N to NE 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds after midnight.

SUN
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less in the evening, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 11 seconds, subsiding to 6 ft at 11 seconds after midnight.

MON
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
312 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 16 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt this evening, then to 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt late. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt late. Combined seas 13 to 15 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 13 ft dominant period 11 seconds after midnight.

SUN
N winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 11 ft dominant period 11 seconds in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.

MON
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 312 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt this evening, then to 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt late. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt late. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 13 ft dominant period 11 seconds after midnight.

SUN
NE to N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to 12 ft at 11 seconds, subsiding to 8 to 10 ft at 11 seconds in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds after midnight.

MON
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 312 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt this evening, then to 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt late. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 15 seconds, building to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds after midnight.

SUN
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds after midnight.

MON
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 312 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.

SAT
Western portion, W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 15 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Western portion, W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.

SUN
Eastern portion, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Western portion, NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.

MON
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt early, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 312 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

TODAY
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt early, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.

TUE
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.




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