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Tuesday, February 25th, 4:10am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
4.3 ft 6 sec --- 19-21 kt 70° 40.3 °F
Cape Suckling
 
8.9 ft 8 sec 120° 23-27 kt 90° 41.7 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
11.5 ft 8 sec 65° 29-37 kt 40° 40.8 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
12.8 ft 8 sec 111° 37-47 kt 90° 41.0 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
23.3 ft 10 sec 66° 39-49 kt --- 40.5 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
15.7 ft 9 sec 45° 41-52 kt 40° 39.9 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
27.6 ft 12 sec 87° --- --- 38.7 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
14.4 ft 11 sec 92° --- --- 36.7 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
18.4 ft 10 sec 175° 35-47 kt 130° 42.1 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
24.3 ft 11 sec 121° 29-35 kt 80° 39.6 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
30.5 ft 13 sec 79° 39-47 kt 50° 40.3 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
25.6 ft 14 sec 91° 29-35 kt 40° 38.1 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
22.3 ft 13 sec 58° 14-17 kt --- ---
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
10.2 ft 14 sec 96° 17-21 kt 130° 39.0 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
18.0 ft 12 sec 189° --- --- 45.0 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 294° 12-14 kt 100° 46.4 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 293° 12-14 kt 120° 46.9 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 292° --- --- 47.3 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 275° --- --- 47.3 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 313° 8-12 kt 90° 47.5 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
7.9 ft 8 sec 216° --- --- ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 310° --- --- 48.4 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 289° 6-8 kt --- 48.4 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 295° --- --- 49.8 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
9.2 ft 12 sec 315° --- --- 48.6 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 360° 48.7 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
8.9 ft 12 sec 321° --- --- 50.0 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 340° 51.8 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 330° 50.9 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 330° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
10.2 ft 13 sec 307° --- --- 51.3 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 274° --- --- 52.2 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 310° 52.2 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 350° 52.7 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 10-12 kt 360° 54.3 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 8 kt 70° 54.0 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
9.2 ft 14 sec 308° --- --- 54.3 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
4.3 ft 11 sec 346° --- --- 54.9 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 303° --- --- 55.0 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 330° 55.6 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
6.6 ft 13 sec 272° --- --- 55.6 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt 330° 57.2 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
10.8 ft 13 sec 312° --- --- 56.3 °F
Harvest, CA
 
10.8 ft 13 sec 309° --- --- 57.7 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 330° 57.6 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 70° 59.2 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 12 sec 257° --- --- 60.4 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 100° 60.4 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.9 ft 14 sec 274° --- --- 59.2 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.0 ft 14 sec 249° --- --- 59.9 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 12-16 kt --- 58.1 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 270° --- --- 60.6 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 204° --- --- 60.4 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 303° --- --- 58.3 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 211° --- --- 60.4 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 269° --- --- 59.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 229° --- --- 58.5 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 8 sec 284° --- --- 60.6 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 280° --- --- 60.4 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 11 sec 267° --- --- 58.6 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
4.3 ft 14 sec 274° --- --- 60.6 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 2-4 kt 320° ---
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 4-6 kt 330° ---
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 70° 73.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 60° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
6.9 ft 10 sec 135° 17-19 kt 70° 74.5 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 16 kt 80° 74.7 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
9.2 ft 12 sec 335° --- --- 75.9 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
5.9 ft 13 sec 337° --- --- 75.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.2 ft 9 sec 65° --- --- 75.7 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.2 ft 12 sec 342° --- --- 75.9 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.2 ft 10 sec 78° --- --- 75.6 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 311° --- --- 77.0 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 10 sec 147° --- --- 76.5 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 81° --- --- 75.7 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.3 ft 12 sec 269° --- --- 76.3 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
6.6 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 76.1 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-17 kt --- 76.8 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 50° 75.0 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 19-21 kt 70° 76.8 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
6.9 ft 9 sec 45° --- --- 80.8 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
8.2 ft 9 sec 79° --- --- 80.8 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 34° --- --- 83.1 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 251020 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 10Z, or 2 AM PST, a 1034 MB surface high was located 400 NM west of San Francisco and a 1018 MB surface low was located across SW Arizona. Gusty offshore winds are likely nearshore between Ventura and Pacific Palisades as well as the San Pedro Channel to Avalon today, and likely once again Wednesday morning.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

WED
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

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

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

THU NIGHT
N winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

TODAY
N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

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

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 14 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.

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




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt through mid morning. Strongest northwestern portion. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

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

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

SAT
NW winds 20 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- 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

TODAY
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

WED
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

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

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

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




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
Eastern portion, NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt through early afternoon, then W to NW 10 to 15 kt. Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.

WED
Eastern portion, NE winds 10 to 20 kt becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Western portion, SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 220 AM PST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 25 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 ft at 12 seconds. S swell 2 ft.

WED
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, as well as the San Pedro Channel to Avalon E winds 15 to 25 kt. diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 4 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 12 seconds and S 2 ft at 17 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 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.

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

SAT
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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