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Friday, September 20th, 3:40pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
6.9 ft 10 sec 163° 27-33 kt 120° 55.9 °F
Cape Suckling
 
11.2 ft 10 sec 135° 17-23 kt 150° 56.3 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.3 ft 4 sec 319° --- --- 52.3 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
10.2 ft 8 sec 130° 10-17 kt 340° 52.9 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
12.5 ft 8 sec 178° 17-19 kt 130° 54.0 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
9.8 ft 7 sec 316° 27-33 kt 290° 52.0 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
3.0 ft 5 sec 242° 16-19 kt 250° 55.4 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 49° --- --- 53.4 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
6.9 ft 6 sec 244° 19-25 kt 240° 50.7 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
12.8 ft 8 sec 196° 27-31 kt 170° 55.6 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
9.8 ft 9 sec 198° 19-23 kt 270° 56.5 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
7.5 ft 6 sec 304° 21-25 kt 290° 53.8 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
5.6 ft 6 sec 299° 12-14 kt 290° 50.4 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
7.2 ft 12 sec 269° 16-17 kt 310° 52.9 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
8.5 ft 10 sec 198° 19-23 kt 290° 55.0 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 253° 8-10 kt 310° 47.7 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 226° 8-10 kt 190° 47.1 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
12.1 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 55.9 °F
Neah Bay
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 287° 4 kt 180° 62.2 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
3.6 ft 9 sec 304° 4 kt 260° 62.2 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
3.3 ft 9 sec 292° --- --- 63.3 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
3.3 ft 8 sec 289° --- --- 64.0 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
3.6 ft 9 sec 300° 4 kt 290° 63.0 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
4.6 ft 7 sec 312° --- --- ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
3.9 ft 9 sec 293° --- --- 62.8 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
4.6 ft 9 sec 299° 8-10 kt 330° 65.8 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
4.6 ft 8 sec 303° --- --- 64.4 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 314° --- --- 62.1 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 230° 68.4 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 360° 57.7 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
6.6 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 64.4 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 340° 58.8 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 310° 55.9 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 10° 67.5 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
6.6 ft 9 sec 318° --- --- 57.2 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.3 ft 10 sec 281° --- --- 62.6 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 300° 60.6 °F
MONTEREY
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 293° 12-14 kt --- 60.4 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 8 kt 300° 57.9 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 307° --- --- 63.5 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 9 sec 332° --- --- 59.5 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 317° --- --- 62.1 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
4.6 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 58.6 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
7.2 ft 9 sec 312° --- --- 60.8 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 313° --- --- 62.8 °F
Harvest, CA
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 312° --- --- 60.1 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 294° --- --- ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 270° 67.6 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 20 sec --- --- --- 71.6 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 270° 73.8 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 66.2 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.0 ft 7 sec 254° --- --- 69.8 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 300° 65.1 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.0 ft 7 sec 267° --- --- 71.8 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.6 ft 8 sec 273° --- --- 73.0 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
6.9 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 62.8 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 202° --- --- 71.4 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 71.8 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 7 sec 277° --- --- 70.3 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.3 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 71.8 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 275° --- --- 68.4 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.3 ft 8 sec 281° --- --- 72.3 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 280° 69.6 °F
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 330° 65.1 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 80° 81.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 80° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
5.2 ft 7 sec 102° 16-17 kt 70° 81.0 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 16 kt 70° 82.0 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
4.6 ft 8 sec 356° --- --- ---
Waimea Bay, HI
 
3.9 ft 7 sec 37° --- --- 78.8 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.3 ft 7 sec --- --- --- 81.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.6 ft 8 sec 65° --- --- 81.1 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
4.9 ft 6 sec 69° --- --- 81.5 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 254° --- --- 83.1 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.0 ft 7 sec 155° --- --- 82.9 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.3 ft 10 sec 227° --- --- 83.3 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
5.2 ft 7 sec 93° --- --- 81.7 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 100° 82.8 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 199° --- --- ---
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
3.3 ft 9 sec 294° --- --- 84.9 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
3.3 ft 9 sec 300° --- --- 84.7 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
2.3 ft 9 sec 97° --- --- 84.7 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 28° --- --- 86.9 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 167° --- --- 82.2 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 201600 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 900 AM PDT Fri Sep 20 2019 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 900 AM PDT Fri Sep 20 2019 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 15Z, or 8 AM PDT, a 1027 MB surface high was centered about 800 NM NW of San Francisco, and a 1005 MB low was located near Phoenix AZ. Moderate NW winds return to the outer waters late Sunday and Monday.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
900 AM PDT Fri Sep 20 2019

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
900 AM PDT Fri Sep 20 2019

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 900 AM PDT Fri Sep 20 2019

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

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

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 900 AM PDT Fri Sep 20 2019

TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 900 AM PDT Fri Sep 20 2019

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Local gusts to 25 kt NW portion in the evening. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft, becoming 2 ft or less after midnight. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 7 seconds.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.

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




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 900 AM PDT Fri Sep 20 2019

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 9 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 11 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 18 seconds.

MON
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.

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




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