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Wednesday, January 16th, 8:35am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 204° 17-23 kt 110° 43.5 °F
Cape Suckling
 
8.9 ft 8 sec 171° --- --- 46.2 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.0 ft 5 sec 330° --- --- 42.1 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
7.5 ft 7 sec 83° 17-21 kt 70° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
7.5 ft 9 sec 206° 16-17 kt 110° 45.0 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
10.2 ft 8 sec 90° 23-29 kt 80° ---
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
6.9 ft 6 sec 30° 21-27 kt 60° 41.4 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
10.2 ft 9 sec 71° --- --- 41.7 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
10.2 ft 9 sec 295° --- --- 37.4 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
6.2 ft 15 sec 222° 8-10 kt 100° 44.1 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
9.2 ft 8 sec --- 17-21 kt --- 43.0 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
8.9 ft 10 sec --- 17-21 kt 130° 44.2 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
8.9 ft 10 sec 156° 8-12 kt 40° ---
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
9.2 ft 10 sec 327° 17-21 kt 330° 39.6 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
9.5 ft 10 sec 118° 17-21 kt 350° 42.1 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
9.5 ft 13 sec 247° --- --- 40.5 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
10.8 ft 14 sec 257° --- --- 43.7 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.2 ft 12 sec 245° 19-25 kt 110° 48.4 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
1.0 ft 3 sec 26° 12-14 kt 20° 46.8 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
7.9 ft 15 sec 280° 19-25 kt 120° 51.3 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 263° --- --- 48.0 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 267° --- --- 50.9 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
6.6 ft 16 sec 291° 17-21 kt 90° 50.9 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
7.2 ft 14 sec 284° --- --- 51.4 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
8.9 ft 15 sec 272° 21-25 kt 140° 50.9 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
7.9 ft 15 sec 292° --- --- 53.4 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 8-14 kt 60° ---
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 23-29 kt 160° 53.6 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
10.2 ft 11 sec 157° --- --- 53.8 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 27-35 kt 140° 55.0 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 23-29 kt 150° 55.0 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 21-25 kt 230° 58.5 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
9.2 ft 14 sec 289° --- --- 55.4 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
8.2 ft 9 sec 211° --- --- 54.9 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 25-31 kt 150° 55.8 °F
MONTEREY
 
9.8 ft 9 sec 226° 25-31 kt 160° 56.1 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
9.2 ft 14 sec 286° --- --- 56.3 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 12 sec 342° --- --- 56.5 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
7.5 ft 15 sec 290° --- --- 56.5 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 258° --- --- 56.8 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
7.9 ft 10 sec 252° --- --- 57.0 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
8.9 ft 14 sec 282° 19-23 kt 150° 57.0 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
9.5 ft 13 sec 293° --- --- 56.8 °F
Harvest, CA
 
9.8 ft 15 sec 288° --- --- 57.9 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 17-23 kt --- ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 120° 58.1 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 267° --- --- 57.7 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 240° --- --- 60.8 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 255° --- --- 58.6 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 90° 59.7 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 247° --- --- 59.4 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
8.9 ft 14 sec 278° 12-14 kt 150° 57.9 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 268° --- --- 60.3 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
4.6 ft 10 sec 269° --- --- 60.8 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
8.2 ft 15 sec 292° --- --- 58.3 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 268° --- --- 60.8 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
6.6 ft 12 sec 273° --- --- 60.6 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
4.6 ft 8 sec 256° --- --- 60.6 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 271° --- --- 60.6 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 267° --- --- 59.5 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
7.2 ft 15 sec 288° --- --- 60.4 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
7.5 ft 9 sec 259° 17-21 kt 160° 61.2 °F
TANNER BANK
 
9.2 ft 15 sec 254° --- --- 60.3 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 200° 74.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 210° 74.8 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.8 ft 16 sec 329° 10-12 kt 180° 74.7 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 75.7 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
9.5 ft 15 sec 310° --- --- 77.0 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
7.9 ft 15 sec 323° --- --- 74.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
3.3 ft 12 sec 344° --- --- 76.5 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
3.3 ft 12 sec 345° --- --- 76.3 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.9 ft 11 sec 354° --- --- 76.1 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 297° --- --- 77.4 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 10 sec 158° --- --- 75.9 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
9.2 ft 17 sec 318° --- --- 76.8 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.9 ft 17 sec 289° --- --- 77.0 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt --- 76.5 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- --- --- ---
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
8.2 ft 8 sec 17° --- --- 81.7 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
7.5 ft 8 sec 80° --- --- 82.0 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
8.2 ft 15 sec --- --- 84.6 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.6 ft 14 sec 349° --- --- 85.1 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 161210 CCA CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast...CORRECTED National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 410 AM PST Wed Jan 16 2019 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 410 AM PST Wed Jan 16 2019 .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 980 MB low was centered 800 NM W of Cape Mendocino. Its associated cold front will push across the coastal waters Thu. Very large seas will overspread the coastal waters Thu and Thu night.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
410 AM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

TODAY
SE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely.

TONIGHT
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 16 seconds, building to 10 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight. Showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

THU
S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 17 seconds, building to 14 to 17 ft dominant period 17 seconds in the afternoon. Showers likely.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 14 to 17 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 14 to 17 ft at 16 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 13 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 11 to 12 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft late.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
410 AM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

TODAY
SE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely.

TONIGHT
S winds 20 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds, building to 13 to 15 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

THU
S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 13 to 15 ft dominant period 17 seconds, building to 18 to 21 ft dominant period 17 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 18 to 21 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 16 to 18 ft at 16 seconds, subsiding to 13 to 15 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 13 to 15 ft at 16 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 13 ft at 16 seconds after midnight.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft late.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 410 AM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

TODAY
SE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely.

TONIGHT
S winds 20 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 16 seconds, building to 12 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight. Showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

THU
S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 17 seconds, building to 17 to 20 ft dominant period 17 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 16 to 19 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25. Combined seas 16 to 19 ft dominant period 16 seconds, subsiding to 13 to 16 ft dominant period 16 seconds in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft late.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 410 AM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

TODAY
SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to 12 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely.

TONIGHT
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Showers.

THU
S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 17 seconds, building to 13 to 16 ft dominant period 17 seconds in the afternoon. Showers likely.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 15 to 18 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 15 to 18 ft dominant period 16 seconds, subsiding to 13 to 15 ft dominant period 16 seconds in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft late.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 410 AM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt, strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely.

TONIGHT
E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

THU
SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 17 seconds, building to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 17 seconds in the afternoon. Showers.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 10 to 13 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers.

FRI
NW winds around 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 16 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds around 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.

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

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 410 AM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SE winds 10 to 20 kt, strongest western portion. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. Showers likely.

TONIGHT
SE to S winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Showers.

THU
S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 17 seconds, building to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 17 seconds in the afternoon. Showers.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers.

FRI
NW winds around 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 11 ft at 16 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds.

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

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft.




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