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Thursday, April 17th, 6:10am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
WEST ORCA BAY
 
1.0 ft 11 sec 5-7 kt 330° 40 °F
Seal Rocks - Between Montague and Hinchinbrook Islands, AK
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 9-11 kt 350° 41 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 13-17 kt 50° 42 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
2.3 ft 10 sec 9-11 kt 30° 40 °F
Cape Edgecumbe
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 13-15 kt 100° 44 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
6.6 ft 10 sec 0-0 kt 180° 42 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 13-15 kt 290° 41 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
6.6 ft 7 sec 0-0 kt 10° 37 °F
Central Dixon Entrance Buoy
 
4.6 ft 12 sec 9-11 kt 230° 44 °F
West Dixon Entrance
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 15-21 kt 230° 45 °F
North Nomad
 
10.5 ft 11 sec 27-33 kt 290° 44 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 1-3 kt 180° 41 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
7.9 ft 13 sec 13-17 kt 240° 41 °F
South Moresby
 
11.2 ft 10 sec 21-27 kt 260° 46 °F
West Sea Otter
 
12.1 ft 11 sec 17-23 kt 250° ---
Middle Nomad
 
12.8 ft 9 sec 25-31 kt 280° 46 °F
East Dellwood
 
10.8 ft 10 sec 17-23 kt 250° 48 °F
Ocean Station, Papa
 
10.3 ft 13.3 sec --- --- 47 °F
Sentry Shoal
 
3.0 ft 4 sec 15-17 kt 180° 48 °F
South Brooks
 
8.9 ft 11 sec 15-17 kt 290° 49 °F
Halibut Bank
 
1.3 ft 3 sec 13-15 kt 80° 50 °F
Neah Bay, --- --- --- 7-9 kt 190° 48 °F
South Nomad
 
10.8 ft 11 sec 19-23 kt 280° 48 °F
New Dungeness
 
0.7 ft --- 7-11 kt 180° 47 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
8.2 ft 10 sec 9-13 kt --- 51 °F
Grays Harbor Buoy
 
7.7 ft 11.1 sec --- --- 51 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
7.5 ft 11.8 sec --- --- 51 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
8.2 ft 11 sec 13-15 kt 180° 52 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
7.6 ft 11.8 sec --- --- 52 °F
Tillamook, OR
 
8.2 ft 12 sec 9-13 kt 210° 51 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 7-9 kt 230° 52 °F
Umpqua Buoy
 
7.1 ft 12.5 sec --- --- 52 °F
PORT ORFORD
 
8.2 ft 11 sec 5-7 kt 300° 53 °F
WEST OREGON
 
7.9 ft 11 sec 19-23 kt 220° 54 °F
ST GEORGES
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 7-11 kt 10° 46 °F
Humboldt Bay North Spit
 
6.5 ft 11.1 sec --- --- 51 °F
Cape Mendocino
 
8.4 ft 10.5 sec --- --- 50 °F
PT ARENA
 
8.2 ft 7 sec 17-21 kt 330° 50 °F
BODEGA BAY --- --- --- 19-0 kt 320° ---
Point Reyes
 
10.4 ft 8.3 sec --- --- 50 °F
San Francisco Bar
 
5.4 ft 10.5 sec --- --- 54 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 15-17 kt --- ---
MONTEREY
 
9.5 ft 11 sec 15-19 kt 320° 55 °F
Monterey Canyon
 
6.9 ft 9.9 sec --- --- 57 °F
Monterey Bay West, CA
 
9.2 ft 10.5 sec --- --- 55 °F
Point Sur
 
11.6 ft 9.9 sec --- --- 55 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN --- --- --- 17-21 kt 320° 57 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 15-17 kt 240° 62 °F
Diablo Canyon
 
5.7 ft 10.5 sec --- --- 51 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
8.9 ft 10 sec 3-5 kt 280° 53 °F
Harvest Buoy
 
9.5 ft 11.1 sec --- --- 52 °F
Goleta Point Buoy
 
4.3 ft 9.9 sec --- --- 57 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 5-9 kt 100° 54 °F
Anacapa Pass. Buoy
 
3.9 ft 11.1 sec --- --- 58 °F
Santa Monica Bay
 
2.8 ft 14.3 sec --- --- 59 °F
Santa Cruz Basin
 
4.3 ft 11.1 sec --- --- 59 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 9-11 kt 130° 60 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 5-5 kt 10° 58 °F
San Pedro
 
3.5 ft 12.5 sec --- --- 59 °F
Dana Point
 
2.9 ft 14.3 sec --- --- 60 °F
San Nicolas Is.
 
8.1 ft 11.8 sec --- --- 59 °F
Camp Pendleton
 
2.1 ft 14.3 sec --- --- 60 °F
Oceanside
 
2.8 ft 15.4 sec --- --- 60 °F
Torrey Pines Outer
 
3.1 ft 14.3 sec --- --- 61 °F
Scripps Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 10.5 sec --- --- 61 °F
Scripps Pier
 
0.1 ft 7.0 sec 5-9 kt 182° ---
Mission Bay
 
3.6 ft 12.5 sec --- --- 62 °F
Point Loma South
 
4.0 ft 13.3 sec --- --- 63 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 3-5 kt 250° 63 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
7.2 ft 14 sec 11-15 kt 100° 74 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII TWO --- --- --- 13-17 kt 80° 74 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
7.1 ft 14.3 sec --- --- 77 °F
Waimea Bay Buoy
 
6.3 ft 14.3 sec --- --- 75 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
7.9 ft 9.1 sec --- --- 75 °F
Mokapu Point
 
8.3 ft 9.9 sec --- --- 75 °F
Kaumalapau
 
2.0 ft 13.3 sec --- --- 78 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
7.1 ft 9.9 sec --- --- 78 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 15-17 kt 50° 78 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII --- --- --- 17-19 kt 70° 77 °F
Tanapag, Saipan
 
7.1 ft 10.5 sec --- --- 83 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
7.9 ft 11.8 sec --- --- 84 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
4.2 ft 9.1 sec --- --- 85 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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Harvest Buoy 7-day Forecast
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Southern California swell model
Southern California swell model courtesy of CDIP
 
Santa Barbara swell model
Santa Barbara swell model courtesy of CDIP
 
Santa Barbara tide chart
Tide chart courtesy of The University of South Carolina
 
The wind map is currently unavailable :(
 
Southern California cloud cover
Southern California satellite imagery courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Tropical storms map courtesy of the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
 
Point Conception wave height forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
310 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM
INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL
INCLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY AND NATIONAL PARK...

2 AM PDT...A 1024 MB HIGH WAS CENTERED 500 NM W OF SAN FRANCISCO. A 1003 MB LOW WAS CENTERED NEAR LAS VEGAS. THIS PATTERN WILL CHANGE LITTLE THROUGH SATURDAY.




POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL WESTWARD OUT TO 10 NM-
310 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

FRI
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL 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 LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
PATCHY FOG.




POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
310 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
PATCHY FOG.




WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
310 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT... .TODAY..NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 KT EASTERN PORTIONS THIS MORNING.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
PATCHY FOG.




OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM OFFSHORE
INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
310 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

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.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND.
COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
PATCHY FOG.




EAST SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL FROM PT. CONCEPTION TO PT. MUGU CA
INCLUDING SANTA CRUZ ISLAND-
310 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

TODAY
E TO SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

FRI
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG.




INNER WATERS FROM POINT MUGU TO SAN MATEO PT. CA
INCLUDING SANTA CATALINA AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
310 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

TODAY
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

FRI
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 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.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 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.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AND S 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS EARLY...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

MON
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AND S 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG.




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