Los Angeles Surf Report

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Wednesday, October 17th, 8:10pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Cape Suckling
 
7.9 ft 10 sec 195° 4-6 kt 270° 52.2 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.6 ft 3 sec --- --- --- 48.9 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
7.9 ft 10 sec 224° 12-14 kt 190° ---
Fairweather Ground
 
7.2 ft 10 sec 224° 6-8 kt 150° 51.6 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
8.2 ft 10 sec 189° 14-17 kt 160° ---
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
3.0 ft 11 sec 199° 8-10 kt 200° 48.6 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
11.2 ft 11 sec 19-23 kt 350° 47.1 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
8.2 ft 11 sec 254° 6-10 kt 210° 52.2 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
9.2 ft 11 sec --- 17-19 kt 200° 54.3 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
10.8 ft 10 sec --- 14-17 kt 220° 54.9 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
10.5 ft 8 sec 198° 16-19 kt 180° ---
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA
 
14.1 ft 11 sec 345° 23-27 kt 310° 48.2 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
8.5 ft 10 sec 224° 14-17 kt 250° 50.9 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
11.5 ft 10 sec 259° --- --- 52.2 °F
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
12.5 ft 12 sec 357° 21-27 kt 310° 45.5 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
9.5 ft 12 sec 275° --- --- 55.9 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.2 ft 13 sec 267° 6-8 kt 90° 50.0 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
5.9 ft 14 sec 277° 2-4 kt 320° 57.2 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
5.6 ft 13 sec 281° --- --- 55.6 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
4.3 ft 14 sec 254° --- --- 56.3 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
6.6 ft 15 sec 280° 6-8 kt 320° 56.3 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
7.2 ft 14 sec 284° 4-8 kt 280° ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
5.6 ft 14 sec 288° --- --- 56.8 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.6 ft 14 sec 295° 14-17 kt 340° 60.1 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 292° 12-16 kt 340° 55.2 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
5.2 ft 14 sec 275° --- --- 54.0 °F
WEST OREGON
 
7.5 ft 15 sec 288° 6-10 kt 300° 63.7 °F
ST GEORGES
 
4.9 ft 16 sec 275° 6-8 kt 120° 53.2 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 301° --- --- 53.8 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
9.5 ft 14 sec 308° 10-12 kt 190° 65.7 °F
EEL RIVER
 
4.6 ft 16 sec --- 6-10 kt 360° 52.5 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
7.2 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 57.4 °F
PT ARENA
 
5.6 ft 16 sec 281° 6-10 kt 350° 60.3 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
6.2 ft 17 sec 278° 14-19 kt 310° 57.9 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
7.5 ft 16 sec 294° 4-10 kt 320° 65.1 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
6.6 ft 17 sec 304° --- --- 60.6 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 276° --- --- 59.0 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
6.2 ft 17 sec 271° 12-14 kt 330° 58.6 °F
MONTEREY
 
6.2 ft 17 sec 307° 12-14 kt 310° 61.9 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 10 kt 260° 62.2 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
6.6 ft 18 sec 307° --- --- 62.1 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.3 ft 17 sec 358° --- --- 62.2 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
5.2 ft 18 sec 304° --- --- 63.0 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 307° --- --- 62.6 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.6 ft 20 sec 274° --- --- 64.8 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
5.2 ft 19 sec 270° 12-14 kt 320° 64.4 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
4.9 ft 18 sec 296° --- --- 63.7 °F
Harvest, CA
 
5.6 ft 18 sec --- --- --- 63.1 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
5.2 ft 19 sec 262° 17-19 kt --- ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
2.3 ft 19 sec 251° 10-12 kt 250° ---
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 192° --- --- 65.7 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 196° --- --- 66.2 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.9 ft 15 sec 209° --- --- 64.4 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
2.3 ft 16 sec 205° 8-10 kt 290° 68.4 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 205° --- --- 68.5 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 164° --- --- 65.8 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
4.9 ft 19 sec 260° 16-17 kt 300° 64.4 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 185° --- --- 66.4 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 68.7 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
4.6 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 64.4 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 214° --- --- 64.9 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 201° --- --- 65.1 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 67.3 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
1.6 ft 15 sec 285° --- --- 66.4 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec 206° --- --- 67.3 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 15 sec 235° --- --- 64.4 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 205° --- --- 66.9 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
3.6 ft 16 sec 248° 14-16 kt 310° 67.8 °F
TANNER BANK
 
4.6 ft 19 sec 323° --- --- 66.9 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 40° 79.5 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 50° 79.5 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
8.9 ft 14 sec 318° 4-6 kt 70° 79.3 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 12 kt 70° 79.7 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
8.2 ft 13 sec 323° --- --- 81.0 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 330° --- --- 78.1 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.9 ft 13 sec 341° --- --- 80.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.6 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 80.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
4.9 ft 15 sec 341° --- --- 80.1 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
4.6 ft 13 sec 255° --- --- 82.8 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.3 ft 14 sec 163° --- --- 81.1 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
11.2 ft 14 sec 331° --- --- 81.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 280° --- --- 83.1 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
8.5 ft 14 sec 332° --- --- 81.3 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
8.2 ft 14 sec 316° 12-16 kt 60° 82.6 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
7.9 ft 16 sec 317° 12-16 kt 70° 81.9 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
6.2 ft 15 sec 21° --- --- ---
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
2.6 ft 8 sec 11° --- --- 84.6 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 70° --- --- 85.3 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.9 ft 12 sec 144° --- --- 86.5 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
10.5 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 83.1 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KLOX 172110 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 20Z...or 1 PM PDT, a 1024 MB surface high was over Utah, while a weak trough was along the SW California coast.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. 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.

THU NIGHT
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, becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. 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 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.

THU
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 6 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less in the morning.

THU NIGHT
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
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 6 ft at 14 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
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. 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 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 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.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.

THU
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.

THU NIGHT
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 14 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, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft.

MON
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less after midnight.

THU
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.

THU NIGHT
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, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

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

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 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- 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds.

THU
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 1 ft at 12 seconds.

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

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

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds.

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

MON
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 2 to 4 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 210 PM PDT Wed Oct 17 2018

TONIGHT
SW 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 6 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds.

THU
variable winds 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 6 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, 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 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, W 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 6 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SAT
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, 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 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W 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 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 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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