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Tuesday, January 16th, 2:40pm PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
7.2 ft 9 sec 114° 33-45 kt 100° 41.7 °F
Cape Suckling
 
16.1 ft 11 sec 138° --- --- 44.4 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.0 ft 6 sec 326° --- --- 42.3 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
12.1 ft 9 sec 97° 31-37 kt 70° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
16.4 ft 11 sec 163° 25-37 kt 130° 43.2 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
9.2 ft 7 sec 24° 23-27 kt 10° 41.9 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 309° --- --- ---
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
11.2 ft 10 sec 105° 12-16 kt --- 40.5 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
17.7 ft 12 sec --- 23-31 kt 170° 43.5 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
11.8 ft 8 sec 334° --- --- ---
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 259° --- --- 40.3 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
8.9 ft 11 sec 238° --- --- 40.8 °F
Neah Bay
 
9.2 ft 13 sec --- 19-31 kt 200° 48.6 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
1.0 ft 11 sec 260° 4-6 kt 100° 47.1 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
12.5 ft 11 sec 235° 17-21 kt 170° 50.7 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
10.8 ft 13 sec 247° --- --- 49.8 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
11.2 ft 12 sec 241° --- --- 50.7 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
11.2 ft 15 sec 259° 16-19 kt 170° 50.9 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
11.8 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 50.9 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
11.2 ft 12 sec 248° 16-19 kt 180° 51.1 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
12.8 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 52.9 °F
Reedsport, OR
 
11.5 ft 15 sec 278° --- --- 52.3 °F
Lakeside, OR
 
11.2 ft 12 sec 248° --- --- 53.1 °F
ST GEORGES
 
12.5 ft 14 sec 252° 2-4 kt 150° 52.9 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
12.1 ft 12 sec 270° --- --- 53.1 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 25-33 kt 200° 53.6 °F
EEL RIVER
 
13.5 ft 16 sec 278° 2-4 kt 170° 54.0 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
13.8 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 54.0 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt 320° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt 40° 56.1 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 180° 59.0 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
12.5 ft 15 sec 279° --- --- 56.3 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
10.5 ft 15 sec 269° --- --- 54.1 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
10.5 ft 14 sec 264° 2-6 kt 110° 54.5 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
12.8 ft 15 sec 282° 6-8 kt 340° 56.8 °F
MONTEREY
 
10.8 ft 14 sec 276° 6-8 kt 300° 56.8 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 300° 56.8 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
12.1 ft 17 sec 284° --- --- 57.4 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
5.6 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 57.2 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
10.8 ft 13 sec 275° --- --- 57.4 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
11.2 ft 14 sec 287° 8-10 kt 340° 57.2 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
7.9 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 60.4 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
11.8 ft 16 sec 289° 14-17 kt 320° 58.5 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
11.2 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 58.6 °F
Harvest, CA
 
11.2 ft 15 sec 283° --- --- 60.1 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 23-27 kt 300° 59.4 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 260° 61.2 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
5.2 ft 13 sec 268° --- --- 61.3 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
4.6 ft 13 sec 258° --- --- 62.1 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
7.5 ft 13 sec 271° --- --- 60.8 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 250° 61.7 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
6.6 ft 14 sec 258° --- --- 62.6 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
4.3 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 61.9 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
10.8 ft 16 sec 282° 17-21 kt 300° 58.8 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
6.2 ft 15 sec 274° --- --- 61.7 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 245° --- --- 62.4 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
12.5 ft 17 sec 283° --- --- 60.1 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 18 sec 244° --- --- 61.5 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 17 sec 256° --- --- 61.7 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 266° --- --- 62.1 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
6.6 ft 14 sec 267° --- --- 61.5 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
7.5 ft 17 sec 274° --- --- 62.4 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
8.5 ft 17 sec 291° 6-10 kt 310° 62.2 °F
TANNER BANK
 
10.2 ft 15 sec 307° --- --- 60.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 60° 76.1 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 323° 4-6 kt 320° 74.7 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 298° 8-10 kt 30° 73.6 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 76.1 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
7.9 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 75.7 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
7.2 ft 14 sec 314° --- --- 74.8 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.6 ft 12 sec 355° --- --- 77.0 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.9 ft 13 sec 351° --- --- 76.5 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.3 ft 7 sec 159° --- --- 76.3 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
8.5 ft 13 sec 331° --- --- 76.3 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
7.9 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 76.5 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
8.5 ft 12 sec 343° 14-16 kt 50° 77.4 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 50° 77.0 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 17-19 kt 40° 77.5 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
6.9 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 83.7 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 87° --- --- 83.7 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 92° --- --- 84.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 107° --- --- 85.1 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 161706 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 906 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 906 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 17Z...or 9 AM PST...a 1024 MB high was located near San Francisco. A 1018 MB low was centered in SE California. A large, long period NW swell will affect the waters tonight through Wed night. An even larger NW swell may affect the waters Thu through Sat.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
906 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 13 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 13 ft at 16 seconds.

WED
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 11 to 12 ft at 15 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 10 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 17 seconds.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 20 seconds, building to 11 to 14 ft at 20 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 14 to 17 ft at 19 seconds. Chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft. Chance of rain.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
906 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 13 to 14 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 13 ft at 16 seconds.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 11 to 12 ft at 15 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 11 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 10 ft at 17 seconds.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 20 seconds, building to 14 to 17 ft at 20 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 16 to 19 ft at 19 seconds. Chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 14 to 17 ft. Chance of rain.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 906 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 13 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 12 to 13 ft at 16 seconds.

WED
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 10 to 11 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 9 ft at 20 seconds after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 20 seconds, building to 11 to 14 ft at 20 seconds in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 14 to 17 ft at 19 seconds. Slight chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 14 to 17 ft. Chance of rain.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 906 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

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

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 11 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds after midnight.

THU
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 8 ft at 16 seconds, shifting to the NW 7 to 10 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 10 ft at 16 seconds, building to 10 to 13 ft at 19 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft. Chance of rain.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 906 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

TODAY
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 11 ft at 16 seconds.

WED
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds after midnight.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds, building to 7 to 10 ft at 19 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 906 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

TODAY
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 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. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft at 19 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

FRI
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.




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