Los Angeles Surf Report

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Thursday, August 16th, 2:10pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Cape Suckling
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 201° --- --- ---
Lower Cook Inlet
 
0.3 ft --- --- --- --- 50.5 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 121° 6-8 kt 330° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 195° 4 kt 70° 58.6 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 191° 6-8 kt 220° 52.7 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
0.7 ft --- --- 6-8 kt 250° 52.7 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
2.6 ft 14 sec 159° --- --- 50.5 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
3.3 ft 8 sec 27° 8-10 kt 80° 50.5 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec --- 6-8 kt 250° 55.8 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
4.3 ft 7 sec --- 0-2 kt --- 57.6 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
3.0 ft 12 sec 163° 10-12 kt 160° 54.9 °F
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
4.3 ft 7 sec 2 kt 260° 50.9 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
3.6 ft 6 sec 254° 12-14 kt 250° 52.0 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
3.9 ft 7 sec 266° --- --- 53.4 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
3.6 ft 10 sec 10-12 kt 140° 51.3 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
5.9 ft 8 sec 236° --- --- 55.8 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 281° 6-8 kt 220° 52.5 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
1.0 ft 3 sec --- 8-10 kt 180° 51.8 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
6.9 ft 8 sec 306° --- --- 56.7 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 293° --- --- 61.5 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 289° 12-14 kt 340° 59.9 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
4.9 ft 10 sec 286° 10-12 kt 300° ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
6.2 ft 11 sec 285° --- --- 61.7 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 298° 14-17 kt 340° 64.4 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 305° 16-19 kt 350° ---
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
6.2 ft 9 sec 302° --- --- 57.4 °F
WEST OREGON
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 295° 14-16 kt 10° 64.0 °F
ST GEORGES
 
4.6 ft 11 sec 272° 2 kt 270° 54.3 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
5.2 ft 9 sec 328° --- --- 54.3 °F
EEL RIVER
 
4.6 ft 11 sec --- 6-8 kt 330° 52.9 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
4.3 ft 10 sec 322° --- --- 61.3 °F
Fort Bragg South, CA
 
4.9 ft 13 sec 299° --- --- 52.9 °F
PT ARENA
 
3.9 ft 11 sec 301° 2 kt 240° 52.9 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 242° 6 kt 270° 52.7 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
5.6 ft 8 sec 358° 6-8 kt 20° 65.8 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
4.9 ft 11 sec 300° --- --- 56.5 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 224° --- --- 58.8 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
3.3 ft 12 sec 294° 8-10 kt 280° 57.4 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 248° 6-8 kt 310° 61.3 °F
MONTEREY
 
3.6 ft 19 sec 182° 12-14 kt 310° 57.9 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 12 kt 270° 57.0 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 272° --- --- 59.0 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
1.3 ft 13 sec 353° --- --- 59.2 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
4.3 ft 13 sec 289° --- --- 56.8 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
3.6 ft 12 sec 267° --- --- 59.2 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 227° --- --- 63.3 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
3.9 ft 19 sec 147° 10-12 kt 280° 64.9 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
4.6 ft 13 sec 179° --- --- 62.1 °F
Harvest, CA
 
4.6 ft 18 sec 179° --- --- 60.3 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
4.3 ft 13 sec 224° 16-17 kt 310° 68.4 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
2.0 ft 6 sec 245° 10-12 kt 260° 71.6 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
2.3 ft 20 sec 193° --- --- 70.5 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 202° --- --- 75.0 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.3 ft 13 sec 179° --- --- 70.2 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
3.0 ft 19 sec 186° 6-8 kt 240° 72.0 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 178° --- --- 72.1 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
4.9 ft 20 sec 48° --- --- 74.5 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
4.9 ft 19 sec 193° 16-17 kt 310° 64.2 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
2.3 ft 18 sec 159° --- --- 75.0 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.3 ft 18 sec 168° --- --- 75.2 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
4.9 ft 20 sec 171° --- --- 69.1 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 18 sec 211° --- --- 75.4 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 18 sec 178° --- --- 76.1 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 18 sec 194° --- --- 74.5 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.0 ft 6 sec 279° --- --- 74.8 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.6 ft 18 sec 178° --- --- 75.4 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.9 ft 18 sec 171° --- --- 73.9 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
3.6 ft 19 sec 199° 8-10 kt 230° 73.9 °F
TANNER BANK
 
4.9 ft 19 sec 200° --- --- 70.9 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 140° 8-10 kt 120° 79.7 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 78.8 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 50° --- --- 80.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
3.3 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 80.1 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.9 ft 8 sec 62° --- --- 79.9 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.0 ft 17 sec 174° --- --- 82.0 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 155° --- --- 80.6 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
3.9 ft 7 sec 53° --- --- 80.2 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 189° --- --- 81.1 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
4.3 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 80.4 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
4.3 ft 8 sec 91° 10-12 kt --- 81.9 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
4.9 ft 16 sec 162° 10-12 kt 70° 80.8 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
3.9 ft 12 sec 221° 12-14 kt 70° ---
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
6.9 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 84.4 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
6.6 ft 9 sec 240° --- --- 84.4 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
5.6 ft 9 sec 159° --- --- 84.4 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.0 ft 10 sec 174° --- --- 86.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 11 sec 156° --- --- 82.2 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 161554 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 854 AM PDT Thu Aug 16 2018 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 854 AM PDT Thu Aug 16 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 15Z...or 8 AM PDT, a 1027 MB high pressure center was located 600 NM west of Portland Oregon and a 1011 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-
854 AM PDT Thu Aug 16 2018

TODAY
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 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
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 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 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 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

MON
W 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-
854 AM PDT Thu Aug 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 13 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 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 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 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

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

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

MON
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- 854 AM PDT Thu Aug 16 2018

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
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 13 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. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 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 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. 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- 854 AM PDT Thu Aug 16 2018

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 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 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

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

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

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




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 854 AM PDT Thu Aug 16 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 7 seconds. S swell 2 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
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 11 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 12 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 12 seconds. S swell 2 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

SAT 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 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

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




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 854 AM PDT Thu Aug 16 2018

TODAY
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.

TONIGHT
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 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

FRI
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 12 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI 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 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
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 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT 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 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

MON
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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