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Wednesday, September 19th, 3:40pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Cape Suckling
 
3.3 ft 16 sec 163° 6 kt 310° 59.0 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.3 ft 5 sec 223° --- --- 52.0 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
3.3 ft 16 sec 179° 6-8 kt 250° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 181° 8-10 kt 310° 56.8 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 81° 14-16 kt 280° 53.2 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
1.3 ft 3 sec 236° 8-10 kt 200° 53.8 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
9.2 ft 10 sec 225° 10-12 kt 250° 49.8 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
3.0 ft 16 sec 158° 8 kt 310° 49.6 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec --- 4 kt 320° 58.3 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
3.3 ft 7 sec --- 6 kt 40° 58.5 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 151° 6 kt 320° ---
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
3.9 ft 6 sec 245° 16-21 kt 210° 50.9 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 133° 10-14 kt 320° 53.6 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
3.9 ft 15 sec 112° --- --- 54.9 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
3.9 ft 14 sec 212° 14-17 kt 200° 52.9 °F
Neah Bay
 
3.3 ft 11 sec 258° 6-8 kt 80° 53.8 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
0.3 ft --- --- 8-10 kt 220° 53.1 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
3.3 ft 11 sec 275° --- --- 58.8 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
2.6 ft 12 sec 268° --- --- 61.0 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
3.3 ft 11 sec 301° 8 kt 220° 58.8 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
3.3 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 58.6 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
3.6 ft 11 sec 284° 8-12 kt 330° 63.1 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
2.3 ft 12 sec 291° --- --- 59.9 °F
ST GEORGES
 
4.9 ft 5 sec 343° 21-25 kt 330° 52.2 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
5.2 ft 13 sec 288° --- --- 56.3 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 10° 54.7 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
6.6 ft 7 sec 340° --- --- 55.2 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 16-23 kt 350° 54.5 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 320° 50.9 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 340° 66.2 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
9.5 ft 9 sec 324° --- --- 52.9 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.9 ft 9 sec 287° --- --- 58.1 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 310° 54.0 °F
MONTEREY
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 318° 17-19 kt 320° 55.0 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 8 kt 290° 54.5 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
8.5 ft 9 sec 318° --- --- 55.2 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 10 sec 341° --- --- 58.5 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
7.2 ft 9 sec 297° --- --- 54.7 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
8.2 ft 10 sec 334° --- --- 60.3 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
6.6 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 58.6 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
7.5 ft 8 sec 313° 23-27 kt 310° 59.2 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
10.8 ft 10 sec 319° --- --- 58.3 °F
Harvest, CA
 
9.5 ft 9 sec 310° --- --- 58.3 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
7.5 ft 8 sec 296° 23-29 kt --- ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 270° 63.5 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 275° --- --- 66.6 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 8 sec 265° --- --- 68.7 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.3 ft 9 sec 271° --- --- 65.3 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 280° 72.3 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
3.0 ft 7 sec 268° --- --- 71.8 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 178° --- --- 66.0 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
8.5 ft 9 sec 298° 23-27 kt 300° 61.0 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.3 ft 8 sec 275° --- --- 71.4 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 162° --- --- 71.4 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
8.2 ft 9 sec 305° --- --- 61.5 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 192° --- --- 70.7 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 195° --- --- 71.6 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 280° --- --- 71.6 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 6 sec 281° --- --- 72.7 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
4.6 ft 8 sec 292° --- --- 72.1 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 282° --- --- 66.2 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 177° --- --- 71.2 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
4.3 ft 8 sec 283° 10-12 kt 280° 68.2 °F
TANNER BANK
 
8.2 ft 8 sec 316° --- --- 64.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 70° 79.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 80° 79.9 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.5 ft 10 sec 87° 14-17 kt 120° 78.4 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
4.6 ft 8 sec 62° --- --- 80.1 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.3 ft 8 sec 71° --- --- 81.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.6 ft 9 sec 68° --- --- 80.8 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
4.6 ft 8 sec 62° --- --- 81.7 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 182° --- --- 81.5 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 161° --- --- 81.1 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 60° --- --- 80.8 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 172° --- --- 82.2 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 71° --- --- 81.0 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 170° 10-12 kt 70° 81.7 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 90° 81.9 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- --- --- ---
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
5.6 ft 7 sec 49° --- --- 83.7 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
4.9 ft 8 sec 70° --- --- 84.6 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.0 ft 11 sec --- --- 86.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
7.9 ft 10 sec 128° --- --- 82.4 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 191604 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 904 AM PDT Wed Sep 19 2018 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 904 AM PDT Wed Sep 19 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 16Z...or 9 AM PDT, a 1028 MB surface high was located about 600 NM west of Eureka and a 1004 MB low was south of Las Vegas.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
904 AM PDT Wed Sep 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at 10 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

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




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
904 AM PDT Wed Sep 19 2018

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

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

THU
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds, subsiding to 4 ft at 9 seconds in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 904 AM PDT Wed Sep 19 2018

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

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
Northwestern portion, NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 25 to 30 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

THU
Northwestern portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds, subsiding to 4 ft at 9 seconds in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 4 to 5 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 904 AM PDT Wed Sep 19 2018

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

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

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

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




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 904 AM PDT Wed Sep 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 8 seconds.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 8 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 9 seconds.

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

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 904 AM PDT Wed Sep 19 2018

TODAY
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 3 ft at 8 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 9 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 8 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 8 seconds.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 7 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 7 seconds.

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft.




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