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Wednesday, August 15th, 6:20am PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Cape Suckling
 
7.5 ft 9 sec 241° --- --- ---
Lower Cook Inlet
 
3.6 ft 6 sec --- --- --- 49.8 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 195° 6-8 kt 40° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 256° 6-8 kt 310° 57.7 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
4.9 ft 9 sec 202° 14-16 kt 280° 52.2 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
3.0 ft 4 sec 256° 16-17 kt 240° 52.0 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
4.3 ft 8 sec 215° --- --- 50.0 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
5.2 ft 9 sec --- 12-14 kt 10° 49.8 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
7.2 ft 10 sec --- 16-17 kt 250° 55.4 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
7.5 ft 9 sec --- 14-17 kt 260° 57.0 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
5.2 ft 10 sec 244° --- --- ---
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
5.6 ft 7 sec 283° 14-17 kt 330° 50.5 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
3.9 ft 12 sec 206° 10-12 kt 250° 51.3 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
4.3 ft 10 sec 206° --- --- 53.2 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
5.6 ft 7 sec 10-12 kt 280° 50.9 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 255° --- --- 55.9 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 293° 0-2 kt --- 52.3 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
0.7 ft --- --- 4 kt 240° 52.2 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 292° --- --- 56.8 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
4.9 ft 9 sec 285° --- --- 60.3 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 319° 0-4 kt --- 61.2 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 295° 16-17 kt 340° ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
6.2 ft 9 sec 308° --- --- 60.6 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.6 ft 8 sec 309° 10-14 kt 340° 64.2 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
6.2 ft 9 sec 323° 2-4 kt 160° 59.2 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
6.2 ft 9 sec 320° --- --- 57.0 °F
WEST OREGON
 
7.5 ft 8 sec 348° 12-17 kt 360° 63.9 °F
ST GEORGES
 
4.3 ft 9 sec 307° 2 kt 160° 55.4 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
3.9 ft 8 sec 323° --- --- 53.2 °F
EEL RIVER
 
3.6 ft 8 sec --- 0-2 kt --- 54.7 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 197° --- --- 56.1 °F
Fort Bragg South, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 218° --- --- 52.9 °F
PT ARENA
 
3.3 ft 8 sec 306° 0-2 kt --- 54.7 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 270° 10 kt 290° 54.0 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 357° 10-12 kt 320° 65.5 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 194° --- --- 53.6 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 225° --- --- 56.3 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
3.3 ft 8 sec 289° 6-8 kt 260° 55.2 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 155° 2 kt 280° 58.3 °F
MONTEREY
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 201° 8-10 kt 350° 56.3 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 2 kt 290° 57.0 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 193° --- --- 56.8 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
1.3 ft 14 sec 355° --- --- 57.6 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 232° --- --- 55.2 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
3.9 ft 14 sec 185° --- --- 57.2 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 219° --- --- 66.2 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 218° 14-16 kt 320° 61.7 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
4.9 ft 13 sec 202° --- --- 60.6 °F
Harvest, CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 215° --- --- 64.0 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
4.9 ft 6 sec 294° 19-23 kt 320° 65.7 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
2.6 ft 6 sec 254° 10 kt 240° 71.1 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 195° --- --- 70.0 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 205° --- --- 74.3 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 196° --- --- 69.6 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 153° 6-10 kt 170° 73.9 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 168° --- --- 74.1 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 205° --- --- 68.2 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
5.6 ft 7 sec 299° 19-21 kt 310° 63.9 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
2.3 ft 14 sec 169° --- --- 72.3 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 188° --- --- 72.7 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
5.9 ft 14 sec --- --- --- 68.5 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 14 sec 215° --- --- 73.8 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 191° --- --- 75.2 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 201° --- --- 74.7 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 6 sec 267° --- --- 75.9 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 208° --- --- 73.6 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.6 ft 14 sec 188° --- --- 74.3 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
3.9 ft 14 sec 176° 8-10 kt 270° 75.4 °F
TANNER BANK
 
5.2 ft 15 sec 242° --- --- 70.2 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
4.9 ft 7 sec 75° 8-10 kt 80° 78.4 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 78.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
3.3 ft 7 sec --- --- --- 79.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
3.3 ft 7 sec 51° --- --- 79.7 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.6 ft 7 sec 48° --- --- 79.7 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
2.6 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 81.5 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.3 ft 11 sec 162° --- --- 80.4 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
3.9 ft 7 sec --- --- --- 79.3 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 186° --- --- 81.5 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
4.6 ft 7 sec 58° --- --- 79.7 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
4.6 ft 9 sec 112° 12-14 kt --- 81.5 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 72° 8-12 kt 60° 80.1 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
4.3 ft 10 sec 112° 10-14 kt 70° ---
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
5.9 ft 7 sec 55° --- --- 84.2 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
6.9 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 84.6 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
7.2 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 85.1 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 97° --- --- 85.8 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
4.9 ft 11 sec --- --- --- 82.0 °F
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FZUS56 KLOX 151014 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 314 AM PDT Wed Aug 15 2018 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 314 AM PDT Wed Aug 15 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 1026 MB high pressure center was located 1000 NM west of Portland Oregon and a 1002 MB low pressure center was located over southern Nevada. Patchy fog... locally dense... will develop over portions of the coastal waters through the week, primarily in the overnight and early morning hours.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
314 AM PDT Wed Aug 15 2018

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
314 AM PDT Wed Aug 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

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




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 314 AM PDT Wed Aug 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon.. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 314 AM PDT Wed Aug 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 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
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds, shifting to the NW 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds in the afternoon. S swell 3 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 314 AM PDT Wed Aug 15 2018

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
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 at 8 seconds. S swell 2 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 7 seconds. S swell 2 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds. S swell 2 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

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

SAT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft. Patchy fog.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 314 AM PDT Wed Aug 15 2018

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
SW 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 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRI
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 11 seconds and S 2 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI 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 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.

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




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