Orange County Surf Report

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Friday, August 18th, 10:10pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 14-16 kt 110° 57.2 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.0 ft 6 sec --- --- 51.8 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 17-19 kt 110° 57.2 °F
Fairweather Ground
 
4.6 ft 7 sec 6-8 kt --- 58.8 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
3.9 ft 6 sec 12-16 kt 230° 54.3 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
3.3 ft 4 sec 19-23 kt 240° 52.9 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
3.9 ft 7 sec 6-8 kt 60° 52.7 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
7.2 ft 9 sec 17-19 kt 230° 57.4 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
6.9 ft 10 sec 14-17 kt 220° 58.5 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
6.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 55.9 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
4.3 ft 7 sec --- --- 54.7 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
7.5 ft 8 sec 16-19 kt 240° 55.0 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
4.3 ft 9 sec --- --- 48.2 °F
Neah Bay
 
5.6 ft 7 sec 8-10 kt 220° 54.3 °F
New Dungeness
 
2.3 ft 4 sec 17-19 kt 280° 52.5 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
5.9 ft 10 sec 10-12 kt 330° 59.4 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
5.2 ft 10 sec --- --- 57.2 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
3.6 ft 11 sec --- --- 62.2 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 10-12 kt 350° 61.5 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
4.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 61.3 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
6.2 ft 9 sec 16-17 kt 360° 64.6 °F
STONEWALL BANK
 
4.6 ft 10 sec 8-10 kt 350° 54.9 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
5.2 ft 11 sec --- --- 52.7 °F
PORT ORFORD
 
5.9 ft 9 sec 14-17 kt 20° 53.1 °F
ST GEORGES
 
10.8 ft 8 sec 27-33 kt 350° 51.8 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
11.2 ft 9 sec --- --- 55.6 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
4.3 ft 16 sec 8-10 kt 60° 68.5 °F
EEL RIVER
 
10.8 ft 8 sec 8 kt 350° 53.4 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
9.8 ft 9 sec --- --- 53.4 °F
PT ARENA
 
7.5 ft 10 sec 4-8 kt 320° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 4-8 kt 310° 55.2 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- 12-14 kt 40° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
7.2 ft 9 sec --- --- 60.6 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
3.9 ft 17 sec --- --- 60.1 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
4.3 ft 11 sec 2-4 kt 250° 59.4 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 4-8 kt 230° 62.1 °F
MONTEREY
 
6.2 ft 16 sec 4-6 kt 190° 61.0 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- 4 kt 220° 59.0 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
6.6 ft 11 sec --- --- 61.2 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
2.6 ft 10 sec --- --- 56.8 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
6.2 ft 12 sec --- --- 60.8 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
4.9 ft 16 sec 6-8 kt 310° 62.2 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
3.9 ft 15 sec --- --- 57.2 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
4.6 ft 16 sec 10-12 kt 320° 61.5 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec --- --- 63.9 °F
Harvest, CA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec --- --- 62.6 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
4.9 ft 16 sec 19-23 kt 310° 61.9 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
3.3 ft 4 sec 14-16 kt 230° 66.0 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
3.0 ft 15 sec --- --- 67.1 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
3.3 ft 17 sec --- --- 70.2 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
3.6 ft 17 sec --- --- 68.7 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
3.6 ft 16 sec 6-10 kt 280° 70.2 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.3 ft 17 sec --- --- 68.4 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
5.2 ft 16 sec 14-16 kt 290° 63.5 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec --- --- 69.4 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec --- --- 70.3 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
4.9 ft 15 sec --- --- 63.3 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec --- --- 69.6 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 17 sec --- --- 70.2 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec --- --- 70.7 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.3 ft 4 sec --- --- 72.7 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec --- --- 72.7 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
3.9 ft 17 sec --- --- 71.2 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
3.9 ft 16 sec 14-16 kt 300° 69.8 °F
TANNER BANK
 
4.9 ft 10 sec 14-16 kt 310° 66.2 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 12-16 kt 60° 81.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
4.6 ft 9 sec 12-14 kt 60° 81.5 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
4.3 ft 15 sec 10-14 kt 70° 80.2 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
4.6 ft 8 sec --- --- 81.1 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
3.0 ft 8 sec --- --- 78.6 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
3.3 ft 8 sec --- --- 80.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.9 ft 8 sec --- --- 80.2 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 8 sec --- --- 81.0 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
4.6 ft 8 sec --- --- 80.1 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
4.3 ft 8 sec --- --- 81.0 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
4.6 ft 14 sec 10-12 kt 90° 81.9 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 14-16 kt 80° 80.1 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
6.2 ft 8 sec 12-16 kt 60° 80.4 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
2.3 ft 9 sec --- --- 87.4 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.3 ft 6 sec --- --- 86.9 °F
Woods Hole Spurs Wave Station
 
4.9 ft 13 sec --- --- ---
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.0 ft 14 sec --- --- 86.7 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
7.9 ft 11 sec --- --- 82.9 °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 190316 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 816 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 816 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017 .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 1030 MB surface high was about 600 NM W of Eureka and a 1008 MB low was near Las Vegas.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
816 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and SW 3 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and SW 3 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

MON
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
816 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

MON
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

MON NIGHT
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

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




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 816 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt. Strongest near Point Conception. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

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

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

MON
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 816 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt NW of San Nicolas Island. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

MON
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 816 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 10 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 10 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 10 seconds.

MON
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 10 seconds.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft.




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 816 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

TONIGHT
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 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

SAT
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

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 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 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 2 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 10 seconds. S swell 1 to 2 ft.

TUE
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 2 ft.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 2 ft.




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