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Sunday, January 26th, 9:15am PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
3.9 ft 14 sec --- 14-17 kt 290° 40.6 °F
Cape Suckling
 
6.6 ft 15 sec 207° 8-12 kt 100° 43.0 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 199° 8-10 kt 330° 42.8 °F
Fairweather Grounds
 
12.5 ft 9 sec 159° 27-31 kt 110° 43.2 °F
PORTLOCK BANK
 
9.2 ft 8 sec 359° 12-17 kt --- 41.0 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
5.2 ft 8 sec 53° 8-14 kt 100° 40.1 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
7.2 ft 8 sec 46° --- --- 39.0 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
14.4 ft 10 sec 63° --- --- 37.4 °F
CAPE EDGECUMBE
 
13.1 ft 9 sec 186° 19-23 kt 170° 41.9 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
8.9 ft 8 sec 346° 12-16 kt 330° 40.1 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
8.5 ft 12 sec 203° 14-17 kt 240° 43.7 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 209° 17-21 kt 300° 40.1 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
10.8 ft 8 sec 11° 27-33 kt 350° 39.9 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
13.1 ft 9 sec 330° 23-29 kt --- ---
WESTERN ALEUTIANS
 
11.2 ft 8 sec 130° 29-37 kt 110° 39.7 °F
Neah Bay
 
8.9 ft 16 sec 273° 16-21 kt 200° 48.6 °F
NEW DUNGENESS
 
1.6 ft 4 sec 88° 6-12 kt 300° 46.6 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
10.8 ft 16 sec 297° 16-19 kt 190° 49.8 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
10.8 ft 17 sec 264° --- --- 50.7 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
12.5 ft 16 sec 258° 16-19 kt 180° 49.6 °F
WEST WASHINGTON
 
13.5 ft 14 sec 263° --- --- ---
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
13.5 ft 15 sec 272° --- --- 49.6 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
13.8 ft 16 sec 256° 17-21 kt --- 49.1 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
11.5 ft 15 sec 277° --- --- 51.6 °F
ST GEORGES
 
9.5 ft 17 sec 276° 6-8 kt 190° 51.3 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
8.9 ft 17 sec 291° --- --- 52.5 °F
EEL RIVER
 
9.2 ft 17 sec 267° 2-4 kt 210° 52.5 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
11.8 ft 17 sec 284° --- --- 52.9 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 310° 52.9 °F
BODEGA BAY
 
7.5 ft 14 sec 270° 10-12 kt 310° 54.0 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
12.5 ft 14 sec 264° 16-19 kt 230° ---
Point Reyes, CA
 
7.9 ft 17 sec 277° --- --- 54.9 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
5.9 ft 18 sec 272° --- --- 53.8 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
6.6 ft 14 sec 268° 6-8 kt 290° 54.1 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
--- --- --- 8-10 kt 320° 55.0 °F
MONTEREY
 
--- --- --- 6-10 kt 300° 55.8 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 4 kt 210° 55.2 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
7.5 ft 18 sec 284° --- --- 55.6 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
3.3 ft 14 sec 352° --- --- 55.2 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
6.9 ft 14 sec 279° --- --- 55.8 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
--- --- --- 6-8 kt 340° 55.8 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
6.2 ft 14 sec 265° --- --- 56.5 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
8.2 ft 13 sec 278° 10-12 kt 330° 56.5 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
7.9 ft 13 sec 286° --- --- 55.9 °F
Harvest, CA
 
7.5 ft 15 sec 278° --- --- 57.7 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
8.2 ft 15 sec 293° 17-21 kt 310° 55.6 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- --- 2 kt 200° 59.4 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
4.9 ft 13 sec 257° --- --- 60.8 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 256° 0-4 kt --- 60.3 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
5.9 ft 14 sec 264° --- --- 60.1 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.3 ft 15 sec 250° --- --- 59.7 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
8.9 ft 15 sec 295° 19-23 kt --- 57.9 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
5.6 ft 15 sec 264° --- --- 60.6 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.6 ft 15 sec 257° --- --- 60.6 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
8.9 ft 15 sec 282° --- --- 57.2 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 259° --- --- 59.7 °F
Del Mar Nearshore, CA
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 268° --- --- 59.9 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
4.6 ft 17 sec 285° --- --- 58.5 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 292° --- --- 60.3 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
4.9 ft 13 sec 281° --- --- 60.4 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
4.9 ft 17 sec 266° --- --- 59.5 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 278° --- --- 60.6 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
7.2 ft 15 sec 261° 2-6 kt 320° 59.7 °F
TANNER BANK
 
8.5 ft 15 sec 277° 16-19 kt 310° 57.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
10.8 ft 16 sec 311° 8-12 kt 150° 74.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
12.1 ft 16 sec 310° 8-12 kt 150° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
12.1 ft 17 sec 307° 12-14 kt 120° 75.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 10 kt 80° 76.6 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
11.5 ft 17 sec 314° --- --- 77.2 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
12.8 ft 17 sec 317° --- --- 73.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
4.9 ft 13 sec --- --- --- 76.5 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
4.6 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 76.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
5.6 ft 17 sec --- --- --- 76.6 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
9.2 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 77.4 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.0 ft 6 sec 151° --- --- 77.2 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
11.5 ft 15 sec --- --- --- 77.4 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
9.8 ft 17 sec 334° --- --- 76.5 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
11.8 ft 16 sec 331° --- --- 78.4 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
10.8 ft 17 sec 341° 19-25 kt 70° 77.2 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
10.5 ft 17 sec 343° 19-25 kt 70° 77.5 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
6.9 ft 9 sec 59° --- --- 81.1 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
9.2 ft 9 sec 87° --- --- 81.1 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
6.6 ft 15 sec 12° --- --- 84.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.9 ft 14 sec 346° --- --- 83.7 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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The Dana Point Buoy has been decomissioned. Oceanside Offshore provides the nearest alternative.
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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 261035 CWFLOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA 235 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020 Point Piedras Blancas to San Mateo Point CA out 60 NM including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 235 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 10Z or 2 AM PST, a 1025 mb surface high was centered 425 NM southwest of Point Conception, while a 1016 mb trough was over northern Nevada. The high off the coast will strengthen and push closer to the coast through early next week resulting in strengthening NW flow. Gale force winds are possible with widespread steep seas.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal westward out to 10 NM-
235 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 18 seconds, building to 9 to 11 ft dominant period 17 seconds after midnight.

MON
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at 16 seconds.

MON NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to 12 ft at 16 seconds.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 11 ft at 15 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the evening, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 14 seconds.

WED
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.




Point Piedras Blancas to Point Sal from 10 to 60 NM-
235 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds building to 8 to 10 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft dominant period 18 seconds.

MON
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 17 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Combined seas 12 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 11 to 12 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

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

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft.




Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands- 235 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas 10 to 11 ft dominant period 14 seconds, building to 12 to 14 ft dominant period 18 seconds after midnight.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 15 seconds, building to 13 to 14 ft dominant period 18 seconds in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest around Point Conception. Combined seas 12 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

WED
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 10 to 13 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft.




Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to 60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands- 235 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

MON
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest NW of San Nicolas Island. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 15 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 12 seconds.

WED
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft.




East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island- 235 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

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

TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

TONIGHT
Western portion, W winds 20 to 25 kt becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Eastern portion, NW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

MON
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.

MON NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.

TUE
Western portion, W winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Eastern portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

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

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




Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands- 235 AM PST Sun Jan 26 2020

TODAY
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

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

MON
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 15 to 20 kt becoming NW 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

MON NIGHT
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, N winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, W winds 10 to 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
From Point Mugu to Santa Monica, NE winds 20 to 25 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 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft.

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




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