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Monday, December 17th, 10:40am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Lower Cook Inlet
 
5.2 ft 7 sec 247° --- --- 44.1 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
10.8 ft 15 sec 106° --- --- 42.6 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
11.2 ft 8 sec --- 12-16 kt 230° 45.0 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
13.1 ft 12 sec --- 4-8 kt 160° 45.7 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
20.0 ft 20 sec 261° --- --- 50.7 °F
OOI Westport Offshore
 
20.3 ft --- 263° 19 kt 180° 51.3 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
16.4 ft 20 sec 260° --- --- 51.3 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
18.4 ft 17 sec 274° --- --- 52.3 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
24.0 ft 18 sec 288° --- --- 54.9 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
21.0 ft 18 sec 285° --- --- 56.1 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
19.0 ft 18 sec 297° --- --- 59.0 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
14.8 ft 20 sec 275° --- --- 57.6 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 360° 59.5 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
19.4 ft 20 sec 293° --- --- 59.2 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
7.5 ft 12 sec 349° --- --- 59.7 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
17.1 ft 17 sec 284° --- --- 59.9 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
13.5 ft 20 sec 257° --- --- 60.8 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
17.1 ft 20 sec 290° --- --- 60.8 °F
Harvest, CA
 
14.8 ft 15 sec 292° --- --- 60.4 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
6.9 ft 18 sec --- --- --- 59.7 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
8.2 ft 20 sec 261° --- --- 62.6 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
8.5 ft 17 sec 275° --- --- 61.9 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec 244° --- --- 62.1 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
8.2 ft 18 sec 268° --- --- 62.1 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
5.9 ft 20 sec 252° --- --- 62.2 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
19.0 ft 20 sec 295° --- --- 61.2 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 270° --- --- 63.0 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
6.6 ft 20 sec 273° --- --- 63.7 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 292° --- --- 62.4 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
6.6 ft 18 sec 281° --- --- 64.6 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
6.6 ft 20 sec 264° --- --- 61.9 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
6.9 ft 22 sec 280° --- --- 63.3 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 90° 75.9 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
7.9 ft 13 sec 327° --- --- 77.2 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
8.2 ft 13 sec 335° --- --- 74.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
6.9 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 76.1 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
6.2 ft 13 sec --- --- 76.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
6.9 ft 10 sec 348° --- --- 76.8 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
5.2 ft 15 sec 306° --- --- 78.1 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 9 sec 144° --- --- 76.5 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
8.9 ft 13 sec 335° --- --- 77.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 289° --- --- 78.3 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
6.6 ft 12 sec 79° --- --- 83.7 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
6.9 ft 13 sec 50° --- --- 84.6 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 35° --- --- 84.6 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 
The Dana Point Buoy has been decomissioned. Oceanside Offshore provides the nearest alternative.
Oceanside Offshore buoy 7-day Forecast
Oceanside Offshore buoy forecast courtesy of CDIP
 
Oceanside Offshore buoy directional graphic courtesy of CDIP
 
Southern California swell model
Southern California swell model courtesy of CDIP
 
Orange County swell model
Orange County swell model courtesy of CDIP
 
Newport Beach tide chart
Tide chart courtesy of The University of South Carolina
 
San Pedro Channel Water Temperature
San Pedro channel water temperature graphic courtesy of NOAA
 
Current Southern California wind conditions
 
Southern California cloud cover
Southern California satellite imagery courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Tropical storms map courtesy of the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
 
Offshore wave height forecast
Offshore wave height forecast courtesy of CDIP
 
FZUS56 KLOX 171705 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 905 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 905 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 17Z...or 9 AM PST, a 965 MB low was located in the Gulf of Alaska with a cold front extending south along the West Coast. This front will cross the coastal waters early this morning then dissipate near Point Conception. A very large Northwest to westerly swell will affect the coastal waters today through Wed, with potentially dangerous conditions for W to NW facing harbor entrances through early Tuesday.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
905 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 17 to 18 ft at 19 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 17 to 18 ft at 19 seconds, subsiding to 14 to 16 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

TUE
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 13 to 14 ft at 18 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 12 ft at 18 seconds in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt in the evening, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 11 to 12 ft at 18 seconds, subsiding to 9 to 11 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

WED
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 15 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at 15 seconds, building to 12 to 13 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

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

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
905 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 19 to 20 ft at 19 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 18 to 19 ft at 18 seconds, subsiding to 17 to 18 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 14 to 15 ft at 18 seconds, subsiding to 13 ft at 18 seconds in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 12 to 13 ft at 18 seconds, subsiding to 11 to 12 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to 12 ft at 15 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 12 to 13 ft at 15 seconds, building to 14 to 16 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

THU
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to 14 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 905 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 18 to 20 ft dominant period 19 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 18 to 19 ft at 19 seconds, subsiding to 16 to 18 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 14 to 16 ft dominant period 18 seconds, subsiding to 12 to 14 ft dominant period 18 seconds in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts to 30 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 13 to 14 ft dominant period 18 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 13 ft dominant period 18 seconds after midnight.

WED
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds, building to 13 to 15 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to 14 ft.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 905 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 14 to 17 ft dominant period 19 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 14 to 17 ft dominant period 19 seconds.

TUE
NW of San Nicolas Island, NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft dominant period 18 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 13 ft dominant period 18 seconds in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 18 seconds.

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

WED NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 10 ft at 15 seconds, building to 9 to 12 ft at 18 seconds after midnight.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 12 ft.

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




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 905 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

TODAY
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 19 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 18 seconds.

WED
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.

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

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




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 905 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

TODAY
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 19 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 18 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft at 18 seconds in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 18 seconds.

WED
NE winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.

WED NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 16 seconds.

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

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.




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