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Sunday, January 26th, 10:20am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
3.6 ft 14 sec --- 16-17 kt 280° 40.8 °F
Cape Suckling
 
6.6 ft 14 sec 213° 8-10 kt 170° 43.0 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 183° 8-12 kt 330° 42.6 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
12.1 ft 16 sec 188° 19-27 kt 140° 43.2 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
9.2 ft 8 sec 14° 17-21 kt --- 41.0 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
4.9 ft 7 sec 277° 10-14 kt 100° 39.4 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 41° --- --- 39.0 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
16.7 ft 9 sec 71° --- --- 37.4 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
14.4 ft 15 sec 235° 17-21 kt 170° 41.9 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 344° 8-12 kt 350° 40.1 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
8.2 ft 16 sec 243° 16-19 kt 240° 43.5 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
8.2 ft 8 sec 328° 19-25 kt 300° 40.1 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
10.2 ft 8 sec 25-31 kt 360° 39.9 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
13.5 ft 11 sec 331° 21-27 kt --- ---
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
12.5 ft 8 sec 126° 31-39 kt 110° 39.7 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
9.8 ft 14 sec 258° --- --- 45.7 °F
Neah Bay
 
9.2 ft 16 sec 259° 16-21 kt 180° 48.6 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
1.3 ft 5 sec 115° 10-12 kt 250° 46.6 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
11.5 ft 16 sec 282° 16-21 kt 190° 50.0 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
11.2 ft 15 sec 267° --- --- 50.7 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
12.8 ft 16 sec 262° 17-21 kt 180° 49.6 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
12.8 ft 15 sec 257° --- --- ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
13.1 ft 15 sec 271° --- --- 49.5 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
13.5 ft 15 sec 253° 19-23 kt --- 49.1 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
11.2 ft 16 sec 254° 16-19 kt 200° 51.1 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
11.2 ft 15 sec 272° --- --- 51.6 °F
ST GEORGES
 
9.8 ft 16 sec 273° 8-10 kt 180° 51.3 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
9.2 ft 17 sec 287° --- --- 52.5 °F
EEL RIVER
 
8.9 ft 16 sec 275° 6 kt 190° 52.5 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
11.5 ft 15 sec 284° --- --- 52.9 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 300° 52.9 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 300° 54.1 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
11.5 ft 14 sec 267° 16-19 kt 230° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
8.5 ft 17 sec 286° --- --- 54.9 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 270° --- --- 53.8 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 300° 54.1 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 320° 55.0 °F
MONTEREY
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 278° 6-8 kt 330° 55.8 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 4 kt 210° 55.2 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
7.5 ft 18 sec 283° --- --- 55.6 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 352° --- --- 55.4 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
7.5 ft 18 sec 280° --- --- 55.9 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
7.9 ft 14 sec 281° 8-10 kt 330° 55.8 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
6.6 ft 12 sec 269° --- --- 56.5 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
7.9 ft 14 sec 273° 12-14 kt 330° 56.5 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
6.9 ft 14 sec 288° --- --- 55.9 °F
Harvest, CA
 
7.9 ft 14 sec 278° --- --- 57.7 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 320° 55.6 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 259° 0-4 kt --- 59.2 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
5.9 ft 15 sec 266° --- --- 60.8 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
5.9 ft 12 sec 260° 4-6 kt 130° 60.3 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 265° --- --- 60.1 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec 242° --- --- 59.7 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 17-23 kt --- 57.9 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
5.9 ft 13 sec 264° --- --- 60.6 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 256° --- --- 60.6 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
8.9 ft 15 sec 292° --- --- 57.2 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.9 ft 15 sec 266° --- --- 59.7 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 269° --- --- 59.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
5.2 ft 12 sec 270° --- --- 58.5 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 12 sec 291° --- --- 60.3 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
4.6 ft 17 sec 267° --- --- 60.4 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 267° --- --- 59.5 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
6.2 ft 13 sec 277° --- --- 60.6 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
6.2 ft 15 sec 267° 6-8 kt 310° 59.7 °F
TANNER BANK
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 276° 17-21 kt 310° 57.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.8 ft 16 sec 320° 8-12 kt 150° 74.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
10.5 ft 15 sec 311° 8-12 kt 140° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
12.1 ft 16 sec 321° 8-12 kt 120° 75.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 76.6 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
15.4 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 77.2 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
10.5 ft 15 sec 316° --- --- 73.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.2 ft 14 sec 356° --- --- 76.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.6 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 76.5 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.6 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 76.6 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
8.5 ft 15 sec 310° --- --- 77.4 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.0 ft 6 sec 157° --- --- 77.2 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
12.5 ft 17 sec 318° --- --- 77.4 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
9.2 ft 17 sec 342° --- --- 76.3 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
11.8 ft 16 sec 339° --- --- 78.4 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
10.8 ft 17 sec 340° 19-23 kt 70° 77.2 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
11.2 ft 16 sec 325° 19-25 kt 70° 77.5 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 53° --- --- 81.1 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
9.8 ft 10 sec 84° --- --- 81.1 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
7.2 ft 15 sec 22° --- --- 84.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.2 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 83.7 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 261736 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 936 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 936 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020 .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 1026 MB high pressure center was located 500 NM southwest of Point Conception and a 983 MB low pressure center was located in the Gulf of Alaska.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
936 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

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

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 9 to 11 ft dominant period 17 seconds after midnight.

MON
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at 16 seconds.

MON NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 12 ft at 16 seconds.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 11 ft at 15 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 14 seconds.

WED
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
936 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

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

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 11 to 12 ft dominant period 17 seconds after midnight.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 17 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

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

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 936 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds, building to 11 to 13 ft dominant period 18 seconds after midnight.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 17 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 12 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

WED
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 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- 936 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds, building to 8 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds after midnight.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

WED
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft.

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




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 936 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

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

TODAY
W winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
Western portion, W winds 20 to 25 kt becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, NW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.

MON NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.

TUE
Western portion, W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 936 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

MON
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Elsewhere, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, N winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 20 to 25 kt becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.

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

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




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