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Friday, March 22nd, 1:20am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
8.5 ft 9 sec --- 21-27 kt 120° 42.1 °F
Cape Suckling
 
10.2 ft 8 sec 177° --- --- 43.7 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
3.0 ft 4 sec --- --- --- 41.9 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
10.5 ft 11 sec 177° 25-29 kt --- ---
Fairweather Ground
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 191° 19-23 kt 90° 43.2 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
16.4 ft 14 sec 166° 19-25 kt 120° 42.6 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
7.5 ft 10 sec 14° 21-25 kt 100° 41.5 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
12.1 ft 10 sec 23° --- --- 36.1 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
8.5 ft 11 sec 230° 19-23 kt 140° 43.5 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
17.1 ft 13 sec --- 25-33 kt --- 42.4 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
19.0 ft 12 sec 152° 27-35 kt 90° ---
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
14.1 ft 11 sec --- 25-33 kt --- 39.2 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
13.5 ft 11 sec 118° --- --- 40.5 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
16.1 ft 11 sec 21° --- --- 40.1 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.6 ft 16 sec 269° 0-2 kt --- 48.6 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
1.3 ft 4 sec 236° 10-12 kt 250° 46.4 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
7.5 ft 16 sec 277° 12-14 kt 120° 49.6 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 265° --- --- 49.8 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
6.2 ft 17 sec 267° --- --- 50.4 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
6.2 ft 17 sec 296° 8-10 kt 140° 49.8 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
12.1 ft 7 sec 171° 23-31 kt --- ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
6.9 ft 15 sec 268° --- --- 50.4 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.9 ft 16 sec 256° 17-21 kt 180° 50.0 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
6.9 ft 17 sec 282° 12-14 kt 160° ---
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
7.5 ft 15 sec 270° --- --- 51.8 °F
ST GEORGES
 
7.5 ft 17 sec 284° 12-16 kt 140° 52.2 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
6.9 ft 18 sec 294° --- --- 51.8 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
16.7 ft 15 sec 277° 14-17 kt 230° 52.5 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 140° 52.3 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
7.5 ft 17 sec 288° --- --- 52.7 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 130° 54.7 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
7.5 ft 17 sec 276° 6-8 kt 190° 54.5 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
8.5 ft 16 sec 264° 10-12 kt 210° 53.8 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
7.5 ft 18 sec 300° --- --- 55.2 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 260° --- --- 55.0 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 210° 55.8 °F
MONTEREY
 
7.9 ft 12 sec 277° 2 kt 260° 55.9 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 260° 55.8 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
7.9 ft 13 sec 265° --- --- 55.9 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 351° --- --- 56.3 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
9.2 ft 13 sec 266° --- --- 55.6 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
7.2 ft 13 sec 298° --- --- 56.3 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 262° --- --- 56.1 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 286° 12-14 kt 310° 56.7 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
7.2 ft 13 sec 279° --- --- 57.6 °F
Harvest, CA
 
8.5 ft 13 sec 282° --- --- 56.7 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
6.9 ft 14 sec 271° 17-21 kt --- ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 340° 55.9 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
4.3 ft 12 sec 264° --- --- 54.9 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
4.3 ft 13 sec 217° --- --- 58.1 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 280° 57.9 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 267° --- --- 56.8 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 223° --- --- 59.2 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 269° 16-17 kt 310° 56.7 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 271° --- --- 58.3 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 254° --- --- 59.5 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
7.9 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 58.8 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 230° --- --- 60.1 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 232° --- --- 59.5 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
4.3 ft 14 sec 246° --- --- 59.4 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 11 sec 278° --- --- 60.1 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
5.2 ft 12 sec 261° --- --- 59.4 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 260° --- --- 59.4 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 254° --- --- 59.7 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
6.6 ft 14 sec 278° 10-12 kt 300° 60.3 °F
TANNER BANK
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 268° --- --- 58.5 °F
Kuroshio Extension Observatory
 
--- --- --- 25-34 kt 219° 66.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.2 ft 13 sec 19-25 kt 60° 71.6 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
9.5 ft 13 sec 338° 19-23 kt 60° 71.8 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 311° 12-14 kt 10° 73.4 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 14 kt --- 74.5 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 334° --- --- 74.1 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
7.2 ft 13 sec 317° --- --- 72.1 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
6.2 ft 13 sec 347° --- --- 75.0 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 342° --- --- 74.8 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.6 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 74.8 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 307° --- --- 75.6 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.3 ft 8 sec 151° --- --- 75.6 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
6.9 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 74.7 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 75.6 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
5.9 ft 14 sec 338° --- --- 75.6 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
7.2 ft 14 sec --- --- 75.7 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
6.9 ft 14 sec 333° --- --- ---
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
5.6 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 81.7 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
4.9 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 82.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
7.9 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 85.5 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 220312 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 812 PM PDT Thu Mar 21 2019 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 812 PM PDT Thu Mar 21 2019 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 02Z...or 7 PM PDT...A 1023 MB surface high was about 600 NM southwest of Los Angeles. A 1010 MB surface low was centered in Arizona. This general pattern will persist through Sat.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
812 PM PDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 17 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 16 seconds, building to 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds after midnight. Chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 11 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 10 to 11 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 10 ft at 15 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft after midnight. Slight chance of showers.

MON
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft. Chance of showers.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft. Chance of showers.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
812 PM PDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds, building to 8 to 10 ft at 16 seconds after midnight. Showers likely.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant period 16 seconds, building to 11 to 12 ft in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 11 to 12 ft at 15 seconds.

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

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 8 ft after midnight. Slight chance of showers.

MON
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft. Chance of showers.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft. Chance of showers.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 812 PM PDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 17 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 16 seconds, building to 8 to 9 ft at 16 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 16 seconds, building to 10 to 13 ft in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

SUN
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 10 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 10 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 8 ft after midnight.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft. Slight chance of showers.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft. Chance of showers.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 812 PM PDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds, building to 8 to 11 ft in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to 11 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 11 ft at 15 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds after midnight.

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft.

TUE
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 812 PM PDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TONIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt late. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon, strongest western portion. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
Western portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds after midnight.

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

TUE
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 812 PM PDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TONIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt late. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.

MON
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 3 ft.

TUE
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.




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