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Friday, October 20th, 6:55am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 16-17 kt 310° 49.8 °F
Cape Suckling
 
6.6 ft 10 sec 4-8 kt 330° 49.6 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.0 ft 6 sec --- --- 48.7 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 4-6 kt 310° 47.5 °F
Fairweather Ground
 
9.8 ft 11 sec 16-19 kt 270° 49.8 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
2.0 ft 6 sec 4-6 kt 210° 46.8 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
4.6 ft 17 sec --- --- 46.8 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
10.2 ft 9 sec 19-25 kt 10° 45.3 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
10.2 ft 10 sec 8-10 kt 250° 46.6 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
13.8 ft 12 sec 8-12 kt 280° 50.7 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
6.6 ft 10 sec --- --- 45.3 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
3.3 ft 16 sec --- --- 46.9 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
6.6 ft 10 sec --- --- 47.3 °F
Neah Bay
 
11.2 ft 13 sec 10-14 kt 190° 50.9 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
15.1 ft 15 sec 8-12 kt 270° 52.5 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
14.4 ft 17 sec --- --- 53.4 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
14.4 ft 17 sec --- --- 54.0 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
16.4 ft 16 sec 17-21 kt 230° 54.1 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
16.4 ft 18 sec --- --- 55.2 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
16.4 ft 17 sec 19-31 kt 300° 59.9 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
19.7 ft 17 sec --- --- 54.7 °F
Reedsport, OR
 
18.7 ft 17 sec --- --- 53.2 °F
Lakeside, OR
 
16.4 ft 14 sec --- --- 54.5 °F
ST GEORGES
 
15.7 ft 17 sec 14-16 kt 190° 53.4 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
20.0 ft 17 sec --- --- 50.4 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- 16-21 kt 250° 63.9 °F
EEL RIVER
 
19.0 ft 17 sec 8-12 kt 170° 51.1 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
19.4 ft 17 sec --- --- 52.3 °F
Fort Bragg South, CA
 
14.8 ft 18 sec --- --- 52.0 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- 8-12 kt 320° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- 6-10 kt 320° 52.3 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- 16-23 kt 280° 63.9 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
17.4 ft 18 sec --- --- 53.2 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
10.5 ft 15 sec --- --- 55.0 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
12.8 ft 17 sec 6-8 kt 260° 54.7 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
14.4 ft 19 sec 14-16 kt 290° 59.2 °F
MONTEREY
 
19.0 ft 17 sec 8-10 kt 50° 55.0 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- 10 kt 290° 55.6 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
16.7 ft 15 sec --- --- 55.2 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
6.9 ft 17 sec --- --- 55.4 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
16.1 ft 18 sec --- --- 57.0 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
13.5 ft 17 sec 17-23 kt 340° 58.3 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
5.6 ft 18 sec --- --- 57.6 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
5.9 ft 19 sec 16-21 kt 340° 58.6 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
8.2 ft 18 sec --- --- 60.3 °F
Harvest, CA
 
5.9 ft 20 sec --- --- 60.8 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- 8-10 kt 310° 58.8 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- 19-23 kt 280° 62.6 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
6.2 ft 6 sec --- --- 64.2 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
5.9 ft 7 sec --- --- 67.6 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
5.2 ft 14 sec --- --- 66.2 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- 23-29 kt 280° 69.1 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
6.6 ft 6 sec --- --- 69.4 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
4.3 ft 14 sec --- --- 67.6 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 14-17 kt 300° 61.2 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
6.6 ft 7 sec --- --- 67.8 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
5.6 ft 7 sec --- --- 69.3 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
5.2 ft 14 sec --- --- 64.4 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec --- --- 69.3 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.9 ft 14 sec --- --- 70.0 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.9 ft 14 sec --- --- 68.9 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 7 sec --- --- 69.3 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec --- --- 70.5 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
5.9 ft 14 sec --- --- 70.3 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
5.6 ft 7 sec 17-21 kt 290° 69.8 °F
TANNER BANK
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 14-16 kt 300° 64.9 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- 19-25 kt 80° 80.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
10.8 ft 9 sec 21-25 kt 80° 80.2 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
11.2 ft 8 sec 19-23 kt 70° 78.3 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
10.8 ft 8 sec --- --- 80.4 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
8.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 77.7 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
11.2 ft 9 sec --- --- 80.1 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 6 sec --- --- 79.9 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
8.5 ft 9 sec --- --- 79.9 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
9.8 ft 8 sec 21-31 kt 70° 81.3 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- 19-25 kt 50° 80.2 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- 21-29 kt 60° 79.7 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
12.5 ft 13 sec --- --- 85.3 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.6 ft 11 sec --- --- 85.6 °F
Woods Hole Spurs Wave Station
 
5.9 ft 19 sec --- --- ---
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.9 ft 11 sec --- --- 86.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
6.6 ft 14 sec --- --- 82.9 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 200926 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 226 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 226 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .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 1026 MB high was located 500 NM west of Point Conception and a 1012 MB thermal low was near Las Vegas. Gale force winds are likely across the Outer Water late this afternoon through tonight.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
226 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 14 to 15 ft dominant period 17 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the evening, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 14 to 15 ft dominant period 17 seconds, subsiding to 12 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to 7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds after midnight.

SUN
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
N 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 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
226 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 15 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 13 to 15 ft dominant period 18 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 13 to 15 ft dominant period 17 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 12 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 226 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 13 to 14 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 15 ft dominant period 17 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 14 to 15 ft dominant period 17 seconds, subsiding to 13 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 12 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
Northwestern portion, NW winds 25 to 30 kt becoming 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds, subsiding to 8 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds after midnight.

SUN
Northwestern portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
Northwestern portion, NW winds 25 to 30 kt becoming N 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Elsewhere, NW winds 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 226 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 11 to 14 ft dominant period 17 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 17 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 12 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight.

SAT
NW of San Nicolas Island, NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 14 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 14 seconds after midnight.

SUN
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 226 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
Western portion, 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds, building to 7 to 10 ft dominant period 7 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

TONIGHT
Western portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, W winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 17 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight.

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

SAT NIGHT
Western portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN
Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, NE 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 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
Western portion, W to NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Eastern portion, W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.

TUE
Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 kt by late afternoon. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 226 AM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

TODAY
Western portion, W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Eastern portion, winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 17 seconds, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft dominant period 16 seconds after midnight.

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

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN
N to NE 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 13 seconds. S swell 2 ft.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 ft at 13 seconds and S 2 ft at 18 seconds.

MON
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW to N 10 to 15 kt by late afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.

TUE
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW to N 10 to 15 kt by late afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 4 ft.




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