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Wednesday, March 20th, 9:00pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
11.2 ft 8 sec --- 25-29 kt 130° 42.4 °F
Cape Suckling
 
10.2 ft 8 sec 169° --- --- 43.7 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.6 ft 5 sec 319° --- --- 41.9 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
9.2 ft 8 sec 105° 21-25 kt --- ---
Fairweather Ground
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 187° 17-21 kt 100° 42.8 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
10.5 ft 11 sec 192° 19-21 kt 130° 42.6 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
4.3 ft 8 sec 29° 17-19 kt 50° 42.1 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
10.8 ft 9 sec 78° --- --- 36.5 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
7.2 ft 9 sec 196° 16-17 kt 140° 43.9 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
9.2 ft 11 sec --- 17-21 kt --- 42.4 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
10.2 ft 14 sec 219° 17-21 kt 140° ---
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
12.5 ft 9 sec 34° 21-25 kt --- 39.6 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
9.5 ft 14 sec 237° --- --- 40.5 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
9.8 ft 10 sec 69° --- --- 40.3 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
16.1 ft 14 sec 250° --- --- 42.3 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.9 ft 12 sec 251° 10-12 kt 90° 47.5 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
0.3 ft --- --- 8-10 kt 100° 46.9 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
7.5 ft 13 sec 266° 4-6 kt 160° 51.4 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
5.9 ft 13 sec 264° --- --- 50.4 °F
OOI Westport Offshore
 
6.2 ft --- 249° 2 kt 240° 50.9 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
6.6 ft 14 sec 247° --- --- 50.2 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
6.9 ft 14 sec 287° 17-19 kt 190° 49.1 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
6.9 ft 12 sec 275° --- --- 50.0 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.9 ft 12 sec 238° 10-12 kt 230° 50.4 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
7.9 ft 14 sec 275° --- --- 51.8 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
8.5 ft 13 sec 285° --- --- 52.3 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 170° 52.7 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 190° 52.2 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
9.8 ft 14 sec 288° --- --- 52.5 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 130° 53.4 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 0-4 kt --- 54.3 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 270° 54.0 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
10.8 ft 14 sec 272° --- --- 54.9 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
9.5 ft 14 sec 266° --- --- 55.2 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 210° 55.9 °F
MONTEREY
 
9.5 ft 14 sec 278° 6-8 kt 210° 56.3 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 210° 55.6 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
11.2 ft 13 sec 282° --- --- 56.5 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.6 ft 12 sec 345° --- --- 55.8 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
11.5 ft 15 sec 284° --- --- 56.1 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
10.2 ft 15 sec 290° --- --- 56.7 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
7.2 ft 15 sec 247° --- --- 57.2 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
9.2 ft 15 sec 284° 10-12 kt 290° 56.7 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
8.2 ft 15 sec 274° --- --- 57.2 °F
Harvest, CA
 
8.2 ft 15 sec 271° --- --- 55.9 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt --- ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 280° 56.7 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
4.9 ft 13 sec 264° --- --- 54.9 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 230° --- --- 58.1 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
6.9 ft 15 sec 250° --- --- 57.6 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 17-21 kt 280° 57.7 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 230° --- --- 60.3 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
9.2 ft 16 sec 265° 16-17 kt 290° 57.2 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
5.9 ft 15 sec 275° --- --- 58.8 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 240° --- --- 59.5 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 283° --- --- 58.6 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 236° --- --- 59.9 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 240° --- --- 59.7 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
4.3 ft 14 sec 257° --- --- 60.1 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 289° --- --- 60.4 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
5.2 ft 17 sec 235° --- --- 59.9 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 263° --- --- 59.7 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 236° --- --- 60.1 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
7.2 ft 16 sec 279° 12-14 kt 300° 61.2 °F
TANNER BANK
 
9.2 ft 16 sec 300° --- --- 58.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 280° 72.1 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 280° 72.1 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
9.5 ft 16 sec 338° 6-8 kt 190° 73.9 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 0 kt --- ---
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
9.5 ft 15 sec 309° --- --- 74.8 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
7.9 ft 17 sec 309° --- --- 72.7 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.3 ft 12 sec --- --- 75.4 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 352° --- --- 75.2 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
6.6 ft 15 sec 349° --- --- 75.4 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
4.3 ft 17 sec 310° --- --- 75.7 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.0 ft 8 sec 154° --- --- 76.1 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
7.5 ft 17 sec 325° --- --- 75.2 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 17 sec 287° --- --- 76.8 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
6.2 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 75.9 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 70° 75.7 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- --- --- ---
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 65° --- --- 82.0 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 87° --- --- 82.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.2 ft 15 sec 159° --- --- 85.5 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 202112 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 212 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 212 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 20Z...or 1 PM PDT...A cold front extended southward just west of the SW CA coast. This front will sweep across the coastal waters today, bringing showers and the possibility of thunderstorms.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
212 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

TONIGHT
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 16 seconds, building to 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds after midnight. Chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 16 seconds, building to 8 to 11 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW 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 11 ft at 16 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 10 ft. Slight chance of rain.

MON
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
212 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 16 seconds, building to 9 ft at 16 seconds after midnight. Showers likely.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 16 seconds, building to 11 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at 16 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 10 ft. Slight chance of rain.

MON
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft. Chance of showers.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 212 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 17 seconds, building to 7 to 9 ft at 17 seconds after midnight. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 17 seconds, building to 11 to 12 ft dominant period 17 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 17 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 212 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers.

THU
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 7 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 8 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.

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




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 212 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 8 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 7 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 7 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.

MON
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 212 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. Scattered showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.

THU
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 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.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

SUN
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.

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




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