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Thursday, October 18th, 9:40am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Cape Suckling
 
7.2 ft 11 sec 200° 12-14 kt 160° 52.0 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.3 ft 2 sec 104° --- --- 48.7 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 234° 12-14 kt 200° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 231° 8-10 kt 120° 51.4 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
6.9 ft 9 sec 204° 8-10 kt 180° ---
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
2.0 ft 7 sec 234° 10-12 kt 90° 48.2 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
6.6 ft 9 sec 195° --- --- 49.3 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
7.9 ft 10 sec 25° 4-8 kt 20° 46.9 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 235° 8-10 kt 140° 51.8 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
7.2 ft 9 sec --- 12-14 kt 120° 54.3 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
8.5 ft 10 sec --- 16-17 kt 160° 54.7 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
8.5 ft 10 sec 222° 14-17 kt 170° ---
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
10.8 ft 11 sec 348° 8-14 kt 340° 48.0 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
8.2 ft 10 sec 227° 12-14 kt 280° 52.0 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
8.5 ft 11 sec 261° --- --- 52.0 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
9.2 ft 11 sec 358° 17-23 kt 310° 46.6 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
11.2 ft 12 sec 274° --- --- 55.8 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.2 ft 13 sec 269° 0 kt --- 49.5 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 284° 2-6 kt 320° 56.7 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
7.2 ft 14 sec 281° --- --- 55.2 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 253° --- --- 56.8 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
7.9 ft 14 sec 291° 4 kt 130° 55.0 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
8.2 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 56.3 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 285° 4-6 kt 320° 59.5 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
7.5 ft 15 sec 291° --- --- 53.8 °F
ST GEORGES
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 284° 4-6 kt 60° 52.5 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
6.6 ft 14 sec 304° --- --- 53.1 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 160° 65.5 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 50° 52.2 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 297° --- --- 57.0 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 340° 58.8 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 300° 57.7 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 4-8 kt 360° 64.9 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
7.2 ft 15 sec 294° --- --- 59.7 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 267° --- --- 59.4 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 2-6 kt 20° 58.5 °F
MONTEREY
 
5.6 ft 14 sec 288° 6-10 kt 350° 61.7 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 340° 62.4 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 268° --- --- 61.7 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.0 ft 14 sec 12° --- --- 61.3 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
5.9 ft 15 sec 280° --- --- 61.3 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
6.2 ft 16 sec 288° --- --- 62.6 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
4.3 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 62.2 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
6.9 ft 16 sec 267° 10-14 kt 340° 64.0 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
5.9 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 63.5 °F
Harvest, CA
 
6.9 ft 17 sec 297° --- --- 61.5 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt --- ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 230° 66.0 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 237° --- --- 64.6 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 212° --- --- 64.4 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec 230° --- --- 67.3 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 10° 68.0 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
2.6 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 67.8 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 218° --- --- 63.3 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
6.9 ft 16 sec 297° 16-17 kt 320° 64.2 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 278° --- --- 67.1 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 229° --- --- 68.2 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
5.6 ft 17 sec 285° --- --- 64.4 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 218° --- --- 64.9 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 17 sec 214° --- --- 64.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
2.6 ft 17 sec 211° --- --- 66.6 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 18 sec 293° --- --- 64.9 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 195° --- --- 67.6 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 267° --- --- 63.3 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec 237° --- --- 66.7 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
4.3 ft 17 sec 272° 8-10 kt 350° 67.3 °F
TANNER BANK
 
7.5 ft 17 sec 300° --- --- 66.9 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 30° 79.2 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 60° 79.2 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
7.2 ft 14 sec 284° 6-10 kt 20° 78.3 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 12 kt 50° 79.5 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
6.9 ft 12 sec 323° --- --- 80.8 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 328° --- --- 77.7 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.9 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 80.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.9 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 80.1 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 338° --- --- 80.2 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
4.3 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 81.9 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 165° --- --- 80.4 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
7.9 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 81.3 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 271° --- --- 82.0 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
6.9 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 80.6 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
7.9 ft 13 sec 332° 10-12 kt 70° 82.2 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 100° 81.9 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- --- --- ---
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
3.6 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 84.0 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.0 ft 6 sec 79° --- --- 84.4 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.9 ft 11 sec 158° --- --- 86.5 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
8.9 ft 14 sec 176° --- --- 82.8 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 180901 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 201 AM PDT Thu Oct 18 2018 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 201 AM PDT Thu Oct 18 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 1023 MB high was located around 500 NM W of Point Conception. A weak inverted trough of low pressure was along the Central Coast to Northern California Coast.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
201 AM PDT Thu Oct 18 2018

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
201 AM PDT Thu Oct 18 2018

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 201 AM PDT Thu Oct 18 2018

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.

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

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

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

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 201 AM PDT Thu Oct 18 2018

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

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

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 201 AM PDT Thu Oct 18 2018

TODAY
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 1 ft at 12 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 12 seconds.

FRI
Eastern portion, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming N 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.

SAT
Eastern portion, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming around 10 kt in the afternoon. Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 11 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds.

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

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




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 201 AM PDT Thu Oct 18 2018

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 6 seconds and SW 2 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 NW 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 10 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NW winds around 10 kt becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SAT
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less in the afternoon. Elsewhere, winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
Winds 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 15 seconds.

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

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




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