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Thursday, February 22nd, 10:15am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
3.9 ft 6 sec 119° 16-17 kt 120° ---
Cape Suckling
 
4.3 ft 14 sec 222° --- --- 42.4 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.6 ft 4 sec 223° --- --- 39.6 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
4.3 ft 7 sec 181° 10-14 kt 50° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 233° 4-6 kt 200° 41.9 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
5.9 ft 6 sec 241° 29-33 kt 250° 36.5 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
6.6 ft 6 sec 219° --- --- 39.2 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
8.5 ft 12 sec 198° --- --- ---
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
7.2 ft 6 sec 241° --- --- 39.6 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
7.5 ft 11 sec --- 19-23 kt 250° 42.6 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
8.5 ft 7 sec 253° --- --- ---
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
8.5 ft 11 sec 246° --- --- 40.3 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
8.5 ft 15 sec 241° --- --- 39.6 °F
Neah Bay
 
4.6 ft 9 sec 287° 10-12 kt 80° 45.5 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
2.0 ft 3 sec 30° 10-14 kt 50° 45.0 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 300° 17-21 kt 30° 45.7 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
7.9 ft 9 sec 299° --- --- 45.1 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 271° --- --- 46.6 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
8.9 ft 10 sec 302° 17-21 kt 40° 46.4 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
9.2 ft 17 sec 313° 16-19 kt 340° ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
11.2 ft 10 sec 310° --- --- 49.5 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
9.8 ft 9 sec 315° 19-25 kt 360° 48.6 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
9.8 ft 10 sec 302° 19-23 kt 10° 48.7 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
12.8 ft 10 sec 308° --- --- 50.9 °F
Reedsport, OR
 
9.8 ft 9 sec 302° --- --- 49.6 °F
Lakeside, OR
 
11.2 ft 9 sec 306° --- --- 50.0 °F
WEST OREGON
 
8.5 ft 8 sec 351° 19-27 kt 330° ---
ST GEORGES
 
9.8 ft 8 sec 333° 10-14 kt 30° 48.9 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
8.5 ft 8 sec 318° --- --- 49.8 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 40° 51.1 °F
EEL RIVER
 
7.2 ft 7 sec 317° 10-12 kt 30° 48.9 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
9.8 ft 7 sec 312° --- --- 48.6 °F
PT ARENA
 
6.6 ft 14 sec 289° 12-29 kt 330° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
6.9 ft 14 sec 299° 16-19 kt 310° 51.1 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
7.2 ft 12 sec 303° 17-23 kt 360° 56.1 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
7.5 ft 13 sec 273° --- --- 51.4 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
8.2 ft 14 sec 281° 17-21 kt 320° 50.4 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
9.8 ft 8 sec 316° 17-21 kt 330° 52.5 °F
MONTEREY
 
8.9 ft 6 sec 315° 21-27 kt 330° 53.4 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 19 kt 310° 52.2 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
8.9 ft 14 sec 293° --- --- 53.6 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec --- --- 54.1 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 298° --- --- 52.9 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
6.9 ft 13 sec 311° 19-23 kt 330° 54.9 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
4.9 ft 13 sec 265° --- --- 55.8 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
6.2 ft 14 sec --- 17-23 kt 310° 55.0 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
7.2 ft 14 sec 296° --- --- 55.9 °F
Harvest, CA
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 299° --- --- 56.3 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 290° 10-14 kt 330° 56.7 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 232° 2-6 kt 340° 56.5 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 264° --- --- 56.8 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 269° --- --- 59.4 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.6 ft 4 sec 290° --- --- 58.1 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
3.0 ft 5 sec 269° 6-8 kt 320° 59.5 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 269° --- --- 59.7 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.0 ft 13 sec 202° --- --- 57.9 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 297° 16-17 kt 330° 56.8 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 266° --- --- 59.9 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.3 ft 6 sec 276° --- --- 60.1 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 57.4 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 6 sec 284° --- --- 57.9 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 6 sec 284° --- --- 59.0 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 271° --- --- 59.5 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 277° --- --- 60.1 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 277° --- --- 60.1 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
3.9 ft 15 sec 283° 6-8 kt 280° 61.2 °F
TANNER BANK
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 304° --- --- 58.6 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.9 ft 16 sec --- 14-16 kt 40° 77.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
7.9 ft 15 sec 284° 10-12 kt 80° 73.9 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.5 ft 9 sec 79° 14-17 kt 100° 73.0 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 73.6 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
7.2 ft 15 sec 306° --- --- 75.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.6 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 74.3 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
6.2 ft 9 sec 82° --- --- 74.7 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.6 ft 6 sec 151° --- --- 75.0 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
7.9 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 75.4 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
7.2 ft 9 sec 67° --- --- 75.4 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
8.9 ft 15 sec 294° 16-19 kt 100° 77.0 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
9.2 ft 9 sec 84° 17-21 kt 90° 77.4 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
6.9 ft 9 sec 97° 14-17 kt 100° 77.9 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
7.2 ft 7 sec --- --- --- 82.8 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
6.9 ft 6 sec --- --- --- 82.9 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
4.3 ft 7 sec 40° --- --- 83.8 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.2 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 84.9 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 221641 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 16Z...or 8 AM PST...A 1041 MB high was 800 NM W of Seattle and a 1013 MB low was over northern NV. The low will move S and help to increase the NW flow over the coastal waters, with moderate to strong winds expected from this afternoon through Friday night.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 14 seconds, building to 5 to 6 ft dominant period 14 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

FRI
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 10 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft dominant period 10 seconds after midnight.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds, building to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt in the evening, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds after midnight.

SAT
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds, building to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Slight chance of showers.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Strongest northwestern portion. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds after midnight.

SAT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds, building to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Slight chance of showers.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 10 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds, building to 8 to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant period 8 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight.

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

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft dominant period 9 seconds after midnight.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 9 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight.

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

MON
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 841 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 15 kt in the morning, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 9 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft dominant period 9 seconds after midnight.

SAT
Western portion, N winds 5 to 10 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, N winds 5 to 10 kt becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 4 ft dominant period 9 seconds, building to 5 to 7 ft dominant period 9 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, SW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft dominant period 8 seconds after midnight.

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

MON
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.




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