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Tuesday, February 25th, 4:45am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
4.6 ft 6 sec --- 17-21 kt 70° 40.5 °F
Cape Suckling
 
9.8 ft 8 sec 141° 23-31 kt 80° 41.7 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
10.8 ft 9 sec 71° 29-37 kt 40° 40.8 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
13.8 ft 8 sec 112° 39-51 kt 100° 41.0 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
25.6 ft 11 sec 62° 39-49 kt --- 40.6 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
16.1 ft 9 sec 60° 39-49 kt 40° 39.9 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
29.2 ft 11 sec 67° --- --- 38.7 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
15.1 ft 11 sec 110° --- --- 36.7 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
18.0 ft 10 sec 175° 39-49 kt 120° 42.1 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
23.3 ft 12 sec 114° 23-31 kt 80° 39.6 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
29.5 ft 13 sec 73° 35-47 kt 50° 40.5 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
25.3 ft 15 sec 88° 27-35 kt 40° 37.9 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
22.3 ft 14 sec 62° 10-14 kt --- ---
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
9.5 ft 14 sec 100° 16-19 kt 130° 39.0 °F
Neah Bay
 
4.3 ft 9 sec 288° 12-14 kt 90° 46.4 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
1.0 ft 10 sec 232° 8-10 kt 100° 46.2 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 290° 14-17 kt 120° 46.9 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 289° --- --- 47.3 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
5.2 ft 12 sec 271° --- --- 47.3 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 319° 8-10 kt 70° 47.3 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
7.5 ft 7 sec 206° --- --- ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 302° --- --- 48.4 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 318° 6-8 kt --- 48.4 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 299° --- --- 49.8 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
8.5 ft 11 sec 312° --- --- 48.6 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 30° 48.7 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
7.9 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 50.2 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 350° 51.8 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 340° 50.7 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 6-12 kt 340° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
10.8 ft 13 sec 304° --- --- 51.1 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
5.9 ft 13 sec 283° --- --- 52.0 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 310° 52.2 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 340° 52.7 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 360° 54.3 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 10 kt 90° 54.0 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
9.2 ft 14 sec 308° --- --- 54.3 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
4.3 ft 11 sec 343° --- --- 54.9 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
9.5 ft 13 sec 317° --- --- 55.0 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 320° 55.4 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
6.9 ft 13 sec 271° --- --- 55.8 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 320° 57.2 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
10.5 ft 14 sec 313° --- --- 56.1 °F
Harvest, CA
 
11.2 ft 13 sec 310° --- --- 57.7 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 330° 57.4 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 2-6 kt 90° 59.2 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 230° --- --- 60.4 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 100° 60.3 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.9 ft 11 sec 279° --- --- 59.0 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 237° --- --- 59.9 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt --- 58.1 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 271° --- --- 60.6 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 214° --- --- 60.4 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
8.5 ft 13 sec 309° --- --- 58.1 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 247° --- --- 60.4 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 264° --- --- 59.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 218° --- --- 58.5 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 12 sec 288° --- --- 60.6 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.9 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 60.4 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 273° --- --- 58.6 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.3 ft 14 sec 281° --- --- 60.6 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 0-4 kt --- ---
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 320° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-19 kt 60° 73.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 60° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.9 ft 9 sec 116° 16-19 kt 70° 74.5 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 16 kt 80° 74.8 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
9.2 ft 12 sec 335° --- --- 75.9 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
6.2 ft 12 sec 339° --- --- 75.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.2 ft 12 sec 339° --- --- 75.7 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 332° --- --- 75.7 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.9 ft 13 sec 352° --- --- 75.6 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.3 ft 12 sec 307° --- --- 77.0 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 10 sec 146° --- --- 76.5 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
5.2 ft 9 sec 85° --- --- 75.9 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.3 ft 11 sec 202° --- --- 76.3 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
6.2 ft 9 sec 91° --- --- 76.1 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-17 kt --- 76.8 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 50° 75.0 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 60° 76.8 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
7.2 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 80.8 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 75° --- --- 80.8 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 22° --- --- 83.1 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 251020 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020 .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 surface high was located 400 NM west of San Francisco and a 1018 MB surface low was located across SW Arizona. Gusty offshore winds are likely nearshore between Ventura and Pacific Palisades as well as the San Pedro Channel to Avalon today, and likely once again Wednesday morning.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

WED
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

THU NIGHT
N winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

TODAY
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

WED
NE winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 14 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.

SAT
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- 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt through mid morning. Strongest northwestern portion. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

WED
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

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

SAT
NW winds 20 to 30 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- 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

TODAY
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

WED
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.

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

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
Eastern portion, NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt through early afternoon, then W to NW 10 to 15 kt. Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

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

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

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 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 to 4 ft.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 25 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 ft at 12 seconds. S swell 2 ft.

WED
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, as well as the San Pedro Channel to Avalon E winds 15 to 25 kt. diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 4 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 12 seconds and S 2 ft at 17 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.




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