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Tuesday, September 19th, 11:40am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
2.3 ft 8 sec 14-17 kt 340° 53.4 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
6.9 ft 8 sec --- --- 52.3 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 12-14 kt 280° 52.5 °F
Fairweather Ground
 
5.2 ft 10 sec 4-6 kt 340° 55.0 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
8.5 ft 9 sec 19-25 kt 320° 50.5 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
2.6 ft 6 sec 17-21 kt 180° 49.8 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
7.2 ft 9 sec 16-19 kt 230° 48.9 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
8.2 ft 8 sec 17-21 kt 320° 53.1 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
6.9 ft 8 sec 14-17 kt 330° 54.9 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
7.9 ft 8 sec --- --- 50.4 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
3.6 ft 15 sec --- --- 48.2 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
5.9 ft 7 sec 10-14 kt 360° 50.2 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
7.9 ft 8 sec --- --- 55.2 °F
Neah Bay
 
9.5 ft 13 sec 2-4 kt 180° 51.6 °F
New Dungeness
 
1.0 ft 11 sec 2-4 kt 350° 51.3 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
13.1 ft 14 sec --- --- 57.2 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
11.2 ft 14 sec --- --- 57.6 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
14.1 ft 15 sec 10-14 kt 270° 57.2 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
14.8 ft 15 sec --- --- 58.6 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
17.4 ft 14 sec 21-25 kt 300° 63.9 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
13.5 ft 13 sec --- --- 57.7 °F
Reedsport, OR
 
13.1 ft 14 sec --- --- 54.7 °F
Lakeside, OR
 
13.8 ft 15 sec --- --- 53.6 °F
ST GEORGES
 
10.5 ft 13 sec 6-10 kt 160° 56.5 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
14.1 ft 13 sec --- --- 55.8 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- 19-25 kt 290° 69.1 °F
EEL RIVER
 
12.5 ft 16 sec 8-10 kt 210° 58.1 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
13.8 ft 14 sec --- --- 60.3 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- 4-8 kt 290° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- 19-25 kt 310° 57.7 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- 14-19 kt 60° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
6.6 ft 15 sec --- --- 63.1 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec --- --- 62.2 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
4.9 ft 5 sec 17-21 kt 310° 60.1 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
5.6 ft 7 sec 16-19 kt 320° 60.8 °F
MONTEREY
 
5.6 ft 6 sec 16-19 kt 340° 62.1 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- 2 kt 220° 60.3 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
5.2 ft 7 sec --- --- 62.1 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 7 sec --- --- 64.9 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
5.6 ft 6 sec --- --- 57.7 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
7.9 ft 7 sec 27-33 kt 330° 61.3 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
4.6 ft 7 sec --- --- 57.0 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
5.6 ft 8 sec 17-19 kt 320° 60.3 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
9.5 ft 7 sec --- --- 64.9 °F
Harvest, CA
 
6.9 ft 8 sec --- --- 58.8 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- 17-21 kt 310° 63.3 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- 0-2 kt --- 67.3 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
3.0 ft 8 sec --- --- 67.1 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 11 sec --- --- 69.4 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.3 ft 7 sec --- --- 66.7 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- 2 kt 70° 66.4 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.3 ft 12 sec --- --- 64.6 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 19-23 kt 320° 64.8 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
2.6 ft 6 sec --- --- 69.6 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.3 ft 12 sec --- --- 71.4 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
7.9 ft 8 sec --- --- 65.5 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 17 sec --- --- 67.8 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 7 sec --- --- 69.8 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.3 ft 7 sec --- --- 69.4 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 7 sec --- --- 70.2 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.0 ft 6 sec --- --- 71.6 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.0 ft 6 sec --- --- 72.1 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 4 kt 310° 70.7 °F
TANNER BANK
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 17-21 kt 310° 66.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- 14-16 kt 90° 81.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
6.9 ft 8 sec 16-19 kt 90° 81.3 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 17-19 kt 80° 80.1 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
5.6 ft 8 sec --- --- 81.3 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
3.6 ft 9 sec --- --- 79.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.2 ft 8 sec --- --- 80.8 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 80.8 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.6 ft 8 sec --- --- 81.3 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
6.9 ft 8 sec --- --- 80.2 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
6.6 ft 8 sec --- --- 79.9 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 14-17 kt 70° 81.5 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 16-19 kt 70° 80.1 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- 17-21 kt 80° 81.0 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
4.6 ft 10 sec --- --- 86.0 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
4.6 ft 5 sec --- --- 86.7 °F
Woods Hole Spurs Wave Station
 
5.2 ft 11 sec --- --- ---
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.6 ft 8 sec --- --- 86.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.2 ft 8 sec --- --- 82.4 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 191611 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 911 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 911 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 16Z...or 9 AM PDT...a 1029 MB high pressure center was located 800 NM west of Eureka and a 1005 MB thermal low was located near Las Vegas. Gale force winds are expected over the outer waters much of this week. A long period northwest swell and building short period waves will create hazardous combined seas.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
911 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
N winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming NW 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

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

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the evening...becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

THU
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the evening...becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
911 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

THU
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. 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- 911 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 kt. Strongest northwestern portion. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

WED
Northwestern portion...NW winds 30 to 35 kt becoming 25 to 30 kt by the afternoon. Elsewhere...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds...subsiding to 8 to 9 ft dominant period 14 seconds in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

THU
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 911 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. gusts to 35 kt. Elsewhere...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Elsewhere...NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

WED
NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Elsewhere... winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 15 kt by the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW of San Nicolas Island...NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 25 to 35 kt after midnight. Elsewhere...W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming NW 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt...becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

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

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




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 911 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

TODAY
NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds.

TONIGHT
Western portion...NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion...W winds 10 to 20 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

WED
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

WED NIGHT
Western portion...NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Eastern portion...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

THU
Western portion...NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion...winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

THU NIGHT
Western portion...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Eastern portion...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 911 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 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 4 ft at 10 seconds.

WED
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

WED NIGHT
Winds w 10 to 15 kt...becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

THU
Western portion...N winds around 10 kt becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere...E winds 5 to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

THU NIGHT
Western portion...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere...W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds...building to 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds after midnight.

FRI
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.




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