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Friday, October 18th, 9:05pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
4.9 ft 7 sec 71° 16-17 kt 330° 50.5 °F
Cape Suckling
 
15.1 ft 10 sec 121° 27-33 kt 100° 49.3 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
2.0 ft 4 sec 254° --- --- 47.5 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
5.9 ft 12 sec 229° 12-14 kt 360° 49.3 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
11.5 ft 12 sec 251° 19-23 kt 120° 50.4 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
7.5 ft 8 sec 278° 14-16 kt 340° 46.2 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
3.6 ft 8 sec 270° 12-16 kt 250° 47.1 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
7.5 ft 9 sec 250° 19-25 kt 300° 43.9 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
12.8 ft 14 sec 249° 16 kt 170° 50.7 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
12.5 ft 12 sec 251° 19-25 kt 270° 49.5 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
12.8 ft 10 sec 253° 23-29 kt 300° 48.0 °F
SOUTHWEST BERING SEA
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 253° 14-17 kt 320° 46.0 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
8.2 ft 9 sec 241° 12-16 kt 190° 47.7 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
9.8 ft 11 sec 268° 16-19 kt --- ---
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 273° 14-17 kt 310° 47.8 °F
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
4.9 ft 9 sec 225° 10-12 kt 260° 45.7 °F
Ocean Station PAPA
 
21.3 ft 13 sec 295° --- --- 52.0 °F
Neah Bay
 
11.8 ft 14 sec 266° 16-17 kt 180° 54.3 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
2.3 ft 13 sec 246° 6-8 kt 150° 50.0 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
13.8 ft 12 sec 278° 6-10 kt 130° 55.2 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
12.5 ft 14 sec 279° --- --- 55.0 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
10.8 ft 14 sec 268° --- --- 55.8 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
14.1 ft 14 sec 302° 12-16 kt 210° 54.7 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
14.1 ft 14 sec 300° --- --- 57.6 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
14.8 ft 15 sec 281° 8-10 kt 290° 59.4 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
14.8 ft 13 sec 299° --- --- 56.3 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
14.4 ft 14 sec 311° --- --- 53.2 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- --- 16-21 kt 310° 65.3 °F
EEL RIVER
 
--- --- --- 4-10 kt 180° 53.4 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
15.4 ft 14 sec 309° --- --- 58.1 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 340° 58.8 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 300° 53.2 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 260° 65.5 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
12.8 ft 14 sec 304° --- --- 55.4 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
8.5 ft 15 sec 280° --- --- 54.3 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 290° 55.4 °F
MONTEREY
 
10.2 ft 13 sec 302° 12-16 kt --- 57.9 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 12 kt 320° 56.3 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
10.2 ft 14 sec 301° --- --- 57.7 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 349° --- --- 58.3 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
10.8 ft 14 sec 286° --- --- 58.1 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
8.5 ft 15 sec 252° --- --- 55.8 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
14.4 ft 15 sec 311° --- --- 58.3 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
12.5 ft 15 sec 303° --- --- 59.7 °F
Harvest, CA
 
13.1 ft 15 sec 307° --- --- 58.5 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
11.2 ft 15 sec 293° --- --- ---
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 300° 62.6 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
4.3 ft 5 sec 285° --- --- 66.6 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- --- 8-12 kt 290° 66.4 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
5.9 ft 5 sec 279° --- --- 61.3 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
2.3 ft 14 sec 208° --- --- 64.9 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
--- --- --- 27-35 kt 310° 59.7 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
3.6 ft 7 sec 273° --- --- 67.3 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.3 ft 8 sec 271° --- --- 65.1 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
14.1 ft 17 sec 307° --- --- 59.5 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 206° --- --- 68.2 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec 246° --- --- 65.3 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.3 ft 8 sec 287° --- --- 67.1 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
4.9 ft 14 sec 242° --- --- 67.5 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
5.2 ft 15 sec 268° --- --- 66.4 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 280° --- --- 68.2 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt 290° 67.3 °F
TANNER BANK
 
--- --- --- 21-27 kt 320° 64.6 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 16-23 kt 100° 81.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 16-19 kt 100° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
7.2 ft 13 sec 347° 16-19 kt 90° 80.6 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 14 kt 90° 81.0 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
5.9 ft 11 sec --- --- 77.5 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
5.9 ft 11 sec --- --- 81.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 354° --- --- 81.5 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
6.6 ft 7 sec 48° --- --- 81.5 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.3 ft 13 sec 280° --- --- 82.4 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.0 ft 15 sec 171° --- --- 82.4 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
7.5 ft 12 sec --- --- 81.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.0 ft 14 sec 249° --- --- 83.1 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
5.9 ft 8 sec --- --- --- 81.9 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-19 kt 130° 82.8 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 17-23 kt 50° 81.3 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-19 kt 80° 81.5 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
5.2 ft 9 sec 13° --- --- 84.4 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
4.6 ft 10 sec 27° --- --- 84.6 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
4.3 ft 10 sec 69° --- --- 85.3 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
3.0 ft 9 sec 50° --- --- 88.5 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 180° --- --- 83.1 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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Oceanside Offshore buoy directional graphic courtesy of CDIP
 
Southern California swell model
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Orange County swell model
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Newport Beach tide chart
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San Pedro Channel Water Temperature
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Southern California cloud cover
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Offshore wave height forecast
Offshore wave height forecast courtesy of CDIP
 
FZUS56 KLOX 182122 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 222 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 222 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 21Z, or 2 PM PDT, a 1027 MB high was centered 1100 NM west of Point Conception. A 1007 MB low was over western Arizona. Moderate NW winds expected across outer waters through Monday.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
222 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds, subsiding to 10 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds after midnight.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 14 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 12 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 10 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt in the evening, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 14 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
222 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

SUN
N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.

WED
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 222 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft dominant period 14 seconds.

MON
Northwestern portion, N winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 222 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with local gusts to 35 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

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

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 222 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TONIGHT
Western portion, NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Eastern portion, W winds 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds.

SAT
Western portion, NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Eastern portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
Western portion, NW winds 25 to 30 kt becoming 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, winds variable 10 kt or less. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

SUN
Western portion, NW winds 20 to 25 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less in the afternoon. Eastern portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...except local NE winds 10 to 20 kt nearshore in the morning. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW 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 9 seconds.

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

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




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 222 PM PDT Fri Oct 18 2019

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

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

SUN NIGHT
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, N winds 20 to 25 kt. Elsewhere, W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds.

MON
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 18 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW 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 9 seconds, subsiding to 1 ft at 9 seconds after midnight. S swell 2 ft.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. S swell 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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