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Wednesday, May 23rd, 5:25am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Cape Suckling
 
6.6 ft 10 sec 181° --- --- ---
CAPE CLEARE
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 111° 16-17 kt 40° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
7.2 ft 9 sec 220° 12 kt 130° 45.7 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
2.3 ft 3 sec 23° 16-17 kt 40° 42.8 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
5.6 ft 7 sec --- 0-2 kt --- 44.4 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
6.9 ft 10 sec --- 14-16 kt 180° 45.7 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
4.9 ft 9 sec 229° --- --- ---
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 253° --- --- 42.1 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 245° --- --- 43.3 °F
Neah Bay
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 272° 8-12 kt 280° 50.9 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
1.3 ft 4 sec 233° 10-14 kt 260° 49.6 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 274° 14-16 kt 330° 56.5 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 279° --- --- 52.3 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 264° --- --- 57.6 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 285° 14-17 kt 340° 56.3 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
6.6 ft 9 sec 275° --- --- 57.6 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.6 ft 12 sec 274° 14-17 kt 330° 55.6 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
4.9 ft 10 sec 282° --- --- 53.8 °F
ST GEORGES
 
3.9 ft 10 sec 306° 6 kt 330° 50.5 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 292° --- --- 51.3 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 360° 51.3 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 198° --- --- 54.0 °F
Fort Bragg South, CA
 
4.6 ft 18 sec 211° --- --- 51.8 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 10° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 12-14 kt 290° ---
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 360° 58.1 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
5.9 ft 18 sec 185° --- --- 52.3 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
4.3 ft 18 sec 234° --- --- 54.9 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 260° 50.9 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
5.6 ft 17 sec 210° 10-12 kt 290° 53.8 °F
MONTEREY
 
5.6 ft 17 sec 195° 6 kt 330° 53.1 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 8 kt 280° 52.5 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
5.2 ft 17 sec 197° --- --- 54.0 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 353° --- --- 56.8 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 203° --- --- 54.1 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 194° --- --- 56.3 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
4.3 ft 17 sec 206° --- --- 50.9 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
5.2 ft 16 sec 221° 4-6 kt 350° 54.0 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 196° --- --- 55.6 °F
Harvest, CA
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 191° --- --- 54.1 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 310° 54.3 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 240° 57.2 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
2.6 ft 17 sec 200° --- --- 58.8 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.9 ft 17 sec 213° --- --- 59.2 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
4.3 ft 17 sec 198° --- --- 59.7 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 190° ---
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec 203° --- --- 62.6 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
4.3 ft 18 sec 201° --- --- 61.7 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
5.6 ft 16 sec 45° 12-14 kt 300° 55.8 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 180° --- --- 62.4 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.3 ft 18 sec 189° --- --- 62.4 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
5.6 ft 17 sec 192° --- --- 56.7 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 218° --- --- 64.0 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
4.6 ft 18 sec 195° --- --- 63.5 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
4.3 ft 17 sec 199° --- --- 63.5 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 287° --- --- 63.9 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 198° --- --- 63.3 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 194° --- --- 63.7 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
4.6 ft 16 sec 192° 8-10 kt 260° 61.7 °F
TANNER BANK
 
5.2 ft 17 sec 186° --- --- 60.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-19 kt 80° 81.5 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
6.6 ft 11 sec --- 14-17 kt 60° 74.7 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
5.6 ft 9 sec 102° 14-17 kt 70° 75.4 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 76.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.6 ft 6 sec 65° --- --- 76.5 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.2 ft 6 sec 61° --- --- 76.8 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
6.2 ft 6 sec 69° --- --- 77.0 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 163° --- --- 77.2 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
5.6 ft 8 sec 79° --- --- 77.0 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 95° --- --- 78.3 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 57° 12-16 kt 60° 78.6 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 100° 78.8 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 70° 80.1 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
3.9 ft 9 sec 354° --- --- 84.2 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
4.6 ft 9 sec 46° --- --- 85.1 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.3 ft 9 sec 72° --- --- 85.8 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
4.9 ft 10 sec 121° --- --- 84.9 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 230918 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 218 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 218 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 09Z...or 2 AM PDT...a 1019 MB high was located 1100 NM west of Point Conception and a 1009 MB low was near Las Vegas. A long period southerly swell will continue to move through the waters into Thursday.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
218 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming SE. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

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

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
218 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

TODAY
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming S 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.

THU NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

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

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 218 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

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

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

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




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 218 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 7 seconds.

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

SUN
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- 218 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 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 ft at 8 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 12 seconds.

THU 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 11 seconds.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 11 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 6 seconds.

SAT
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.

SUN
W 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- 218 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 12 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds.

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

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 12 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 6 seconds.

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

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.




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