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Sunday, December 15th, 10:30am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
9.5 ft 9 sec --- 27-35 kt 120° 45.1 °F
Cape Suckling
 
12.5 ft 9 sec 168° 33-39 kt 100° 46.2 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
14.8 ft 8 sec 95° 33-43 kt 80° 46.6 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
9.2 ft 8 sec 158° 29-35 kt 90° 46.4 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
19.0 ft 10 sec 136° 29-35 kt 90° 43.3 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
7.2 ft 7 sec 34° 31-37 kt 60° 43.7 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
13.8 ft 10 sec 112° --- --- 44.2 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 210° 14-17 kt 310° 39.9 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
9.8 ft 6 sec 167° 27-35 kt 120° 46.8 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
15.4 ft 15 sec 250° 12-16 kt 170° 44.2 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
16.1 ft 13 sec 220° 23-31 kt 160° 44.1 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
7.5 ft 9 sec 220° 8-10 kt 120° 39.4 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
13.5 ft 14 sec 256° 17-23 kt 330° 43.5 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
14.8 ft 12 sec 247° 19-23 kt --- ---
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
18.0 ft 12 sec 269° 27-35 kt 310° 44.1 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 224° 12-16 kt 230° 41.4 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
15.4 ft 12 sec 255° --- --- 49.6 °F
Neah Bay
 
6.9 ft 13 sec 254° 8-10 kt 90° 48.0 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 286° 8-10 kt 160° 49.1 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
8.5 ft 13 sec 271° --- --- 47.5 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
7.5 ft 12 sec 265° --- --- 48.7 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
10.8 ft 13 sec 289° 10-12 kt 180° 48.7 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
8.9 ft 11 sec 283° --- --- ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
10.5 ft 13 sec 285° --- --- 49.5 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
10.5 ft 13 sec 286° 6-8 kt 180° 52.2 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
9.8 ft 13 sec 289° --- --- 51.6 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
14.4 ft 13 sec 288° --- --- 53.2 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 19-25 kt 220° 59.7 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 330° 54.0 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
12.1 ft 12 sec 292° --- --- 55.9 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 10-17 kt 350° 54.5 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 330° 55.0 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 14-19 kt 250° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
12.8 ft 13 sec 301° --- --- 56.1 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
7.5 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 54.5 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 340° 55.6 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 14-19 kt 340° 56.7 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 330° 56.8 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 12 kt 340° 56.8 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
10.2 ft 14 sec 303° --- --- 57.0 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
4.6 ft 13 sec 349° --- --- 57.0 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
11.2 ft 14 sec 293° --- --- 56.8 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 330° 57.7 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
6.9 ft 15 sec 260° --- --- 55.2 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 360° ---
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
12.8 ft 13 sec 307° --- --- 59.0 °F
Harvest, CA
 
10.8 ft 14 sec 319° --- --- 58.6 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 21-25 kt 340° 58.3 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 17-23 kt 300° 59.4 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
6.2 ft 7 sec 266° --- --- 61.7 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 310° 60.1 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
6.9 ft 12 sec 264° --- --- 59.4 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.3 ft 13 sec 247° --- --- 61.3 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 25-29 kt 320° 57.4 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
6.9 ft 7 sec 268° --- --- 61.7 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
5.6 ft 8 sec 273° --- --- 62.6 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
11.8 ft 15 sec 300° --- --- 59.7 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 275° --- --- 61.5 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
6.9 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 61.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
7.9 ft 8 sec 284° --- --- 60.6 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
6.9 ft 8 sec 284° --- --- 61.7 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
7.9 ft 8 sec 281° --- --- 62.1 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
7.9 ft 12 sec 268° --- --- 60.6 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
10.5 ft 8 sec 284° --- --- 62.1 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 19-25 kt 300° 62.6 °F
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 25-33 kt 310° 60.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 60° 77.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 60° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.8 ft 10 sec 77° 12-16 kt 100° 77.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 14 kt 80° 78.8 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
7.5 ft 13 sec 338° --- --- 76.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
8.2 ft 9 sec 48° --- --- 78.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
8.2 ft 9 sec 57° --- --- 79.0 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
8.2 ft 10 sec 20° --- --- 78.8 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 299° --- --- 80.8 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.3 ft 6 sec --- --- --- 80.1 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
8.9 ft 11 sec 348° --- --- 78.8 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.0 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 79.7 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
9.5 ft 11 sec 74° --- --- 78.4 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 2-6 kt 270° 81.3 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-21 kt 70° 79.0 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 17-23 kt 70° ---
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 46° --- --- 83.1 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
9.5 ft 10 sec 76° --- --- 83.5 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
8.9 ft 12 sec 18° --- --- 85.3 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 360° --- --- 84.6 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 151711 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 911 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 911 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019 .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 1003 MB low was eastern New Mexico with a frontal system extending into extreme southern CA. A 1027 MB surface high was located about 600 NM west of Point Conception. Strong west to northwest flow across coastal waters will continue through today.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
911 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

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

TODAY
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then chance of rain.

WED
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.

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




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
911 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

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

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Chance of rain.

WED
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 11 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 911 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

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

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds, building to 9 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds after midnight.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Chance of rain.

WED
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 11 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 911 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

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

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

MON
NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 911 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

TODAY
Western portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Eastern portion, NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

MON
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
Eastern portion, NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Western portion, N winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

TUE
E winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 15 seconds, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft dominant period 15 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of rain after midnight.

WED
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.

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




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 911 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft dominant period 9 seconds after midnight.

MON
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica and S of Palos Verdes, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft. Slight chance of rain.

THU
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.




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